wholesale price index


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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.

wholesale price index

A largely outdated reference to the producer price index.
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Historical decompositions are used to determine the effects of oil price shocks on industrial production and the wholesale price index in a particular subperiod of our sample.
Markets shut the truncated volatile week on a positive note driven by better than expected wholesale price index numbers," said Vineeta Mahnot, equity research analyst, Hem Securities.
The January wholesale price index for seasonal goods fell 8.
The Wholesale Price Index, India's most closely watched inflation indicator, rose to 7.
RAMALLAH, April 21, 2013 (WAFA) - The overall Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in the Palestinian Territory reached 119.
Addressing a press conference after the Federal Cabinet meeting, the minister said that Sensitive Price Index (SPI), Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Wholesale Price Index (WPI) have registered decrease as compared to the same period of last year.
Speaking to reporters here Mukherjee stated that the rates of inflation had slowly gone down while reading the weekly figures on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI).
In the same month, the annual growth of wholesale price index (WPI) climbed up 5.
wholesale price index prompted buybacks of the Japanese currency against the dollar in sea-saw trading, dealers said.
The December wholesale price index for seasonal goods fell 8.
Official figures released on Wednesday showed that inflation based on wholesale price index ( WPI) has come down to 6.
The wholesale price index released Thursday shows inflation at a three-year low after dropping from 7.