Prices decreased at a softer pace for mining & quarrying (-0.1% vs -1.6% in August), manufacturing (-0.9% vs -1.3%) and electricity, gas, steam & air-conditioning supply (-28.6% vs -48.7%), while inflation edged down for water supply (16.2% vs 16.9%).

On a monthly comparison basis, producer prices increased 0.7% in September, following a 0.1% rise in August.