In the EU28, industrial producer prices fell by 0.4 percent in the energy sector, while prices rose by 0.1 percent for capital goods and durable consumer goods, by 0.2 percent for intermediate goods
and by 0.5 percent for non-durable consumer goods.
Working out a comprehensive industrial policy to facilitate manufacturing of finished goods, raw material and intermediate goods
that are consumed in it and imports substitution has never been a priority by successive governments after the nationalization of private industrial enterprises.
The rules of export facilitation schemes are quite complicated and have cumbersome procedures and take months to import raw materials and intermediate goods
," Jawed Bilwani of Pakistan Apparel Forum said.
Annual comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State Industrial producer prices in the euro area in October 2018, compared with October 2017, rose by 14.6% in the energy sector, by 2.6% for intermediate goods
and by 1.2% for capital goods and durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for non-durable consumer goods.
On the other hand, the increase in imports of industrial raw material and intermediate goods
had been smaller.
They are produced with intermediate goods
imported from Korea," he said.
The 3.9% decrease in industrial producer prices in total industry in the euro area in May 2016, compared with May 2015, is due to price falls of 10.8% in the energy sector, of 2.9% for intermediate goods
and of 0.6% for non-durable consumer goods, while prices rose by 0.4% for capital goods and by 0.9% for durable consumer goods.
The increase of 2.0% in industrial production in the euro area in April 2016, compared with April 2015, is due to the production of capital goods rising by 3.8%, both intermediate goods
and durable consumer goods by 1.5%, energy by 1.3% and non-durable consumer goods by 1.0%.
El-Menilawy added that the CBE on Tuesday morning had asked the departments responsible for issuing letters of credit in banks to submit reports of the requests of customers whose intermediate goods
are stuck in customs.
A future challenge for both countries is how to transform their mono-culture trade form into a trade structure with a higher share of exports of intermediate goods
. Myanmar and Cambodia also need to invite overseas investment into various sectors to expand their industries, and attempt to nurture domestic industries with higher added value.
Raw material and intermediate goods
, including electronics, accounted for $2.17 billion, or 46 percent, of the total import bill for February.