FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Prices charged by manufacturers for industrial products continue decreasing at an steady pace in Canada in September, when they have posted their fifth consecutive decline, which essentially represents a decrease in prices for motor vehicles, primary metal products, and pulp and paper products, although increasing petroleum prices have slowed down somewhat the decreasing pace.

Industrial Products Price Index has decreased 0.9% in September from August, according to data by Stats Canada, the same decrease as in August. On the year, IPPI increased 0.1% after the 0.6% decline posted in August.

Increases in the prices for petroleum and coal products, and for fruit, vegetables and feed products were offset by declines in the prices for motor vehicles and other transportation equipment, primary metal products, and pulp and paper products.