In November 2007, compared with October 2007, the industrial producer price index rose by 0.8% in the eurozone and by 1.1% in the EU, according to Eurostat figures released on 7 January. In October, prices increased by 0.7% in the eurozone and by 0.9% in the EU27. In November 2007, compared with November 2006, industrial producer prices gained 4.1% in the eurozone and 4.2% in the EU.

In November 2007, compared with the previous month, prices in total industry excluding the energy sector rose by 0.1% in both the eurozone and the EU. Prices in the energy sector increased by 3.9%. Non-durable consumer goods gained 0.3% and durable consumer goods 0.1%. Capital goods remained unchanged in the eurozone and rose by 0.1% in the EU. Intermediate goods remained unchanged in both zones.

The highest increases were recorded in Lithuania (+2.3%), the United Kingdom...

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