Producer Price Index


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Producer Price Index (PPI)

Index measuring changes in wholesale prices, published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics every month.

Producer Price Index

An index tracking the price of goods bought and sold in bulk before they reach the retail level. The producer price index usually tracks changes in these prices on a monthly basis. A large change in producer prices can lead to a change in retail prices, which affects consumers most directly. As a result, a few countries use the producer price index as a measure of inflation, but most do not. A dramatic increase in producer prices, however, may be seen as an early indicator of inflation. It is also called the wholesale price index.

producer price index

A comprehensive index of price changes at the wholesale level. Because wholesale price changes eventually find their way into consumer prices, the producer price index is closely watched as an early indicator of future retail price changes. Formerly called wholesale price index, price index. Compare consumer price index. See also GDP deflator.
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Producer Price Index on Non-domestic Market in March 2019 increased by 5.5% compared to the same month of 2018.
Producer Price Index for local exported products (December 2015=100) reached 99.23 in December 2017, which indicates a decrease by 0.33% compared to November 2017.
The Producer Price Index (PPI) is a weighted index of prices measured at the wholesale, or producer level.
Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2011=100) reached 102.36 in March 2014, which indicates a decrease by 1.66% compared to February 2014.
Summary: Rabat - The producer price index posted in September an increase in the sectors of manufacturing (+0.6) and mineral-extracting industries (+0.4) compared to the previous month, the state High Planning Commission (HCP) said on Thursday.
Simonson commented after the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its report on the producer price index (PPI) for May.
Milestones in Producer Price Index methodology and presentation Some of the most profound changes in the history of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Producer Price Index (PPI) program have occurred during the 1980's.
The corresponding producer price index also increased by 3.5% in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared with a year earlier, following a year-on-year increase of 3.7% in the third quarter of 2017.
Producer Price Index for locally consumed products reached 99.46 in November 2017, which indicates a decrease by 2.10% compared to October 2017.
Total Producer Price Index in Industry in September 2017 increased by 0.5% compared to the previous month, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).
Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:16 PNN The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine decreased by 0.41% compared to December 2013, as it reached 106.37 in January 2014 with its base year (2011=100).
In the fourth quarter 2012, Albania's Producer Price Index reached 113.1 percent (Year 2005 = 100), signing an increase by 0.3 percent compared with previous quarter.