Producer Price Index (PPI)

SeekingAlpha  Sep 15  Comment  Sep 15  Comment 
LISBON (dpa-AFX) - Portugal's producer prices continued to decline in August, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Thursday. The producer price index dropped 3.0 percent year-over-year...
Clusterstock  Sep 15  Comment 
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand was unchanged in August, according to the Labor Department. Economists had forecast an increase by 0.1% month-on-month, according to Bloomberg.  Prices for final demand services edged up...
Benzinga  Sep 12  Comment 
USD/JPY is trading at 102.17, down 0.50. The pair is trading just above the session lows. Market chatter about money flows and weekend headline news has kept buyers and sellers active. The Bank of Japan (BOJ) reported that year over year...
Benzinga  Sep 2  Comment 
EUR/USD is trading at 1.1184, down 0.0013. The pair is trading a little lower on the day. Eurostat reported that Euro area producer prices (PPI) fell 2.8 percent year over year in July versus a 3.1 percent fall in June. On the month PPI...  Aug 31  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Hungary's producer prices decreased further in July, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Wednesday. Producer prices fell 2.3 percent...  Aug 30  Comment 
SOFIA (dpa-AFX) - Bulgaria's producer prices declined again in July, but at a slightly slower pace than in the previous month, figures from the National Statistical Institute showed Tuesday. The overall producer price index fell 4.3 percent...  Aug 25  Comment 
STOCKHOLM (dpa-AFX) - Sweden's producer prices continued to decline in July, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Thursday. The producer price index fell 1.1 percent year-over-year in...  Aug 24  Comment 
HELSINKI (dpa-AFX) - Finland's producer prices declined at a faster pace in July, figures from Statistics Finland showed Wednesday. The producer price index fell 3.8 percent year-over-year in July, which was worse than the 3.4 percent...  Aug 22  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Estonia's producer prices continued to decline in July, though at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from Statistics Estonia showed Monday. The producer price index dropped 1.0 percent year-over-year in...


The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures prices at the producer level (the cost of raw materials to companies that produce goods). PPI is a family of indexes that measures the average change in selling prices received by domestic producers of goods and services over time. PPIs measure price change from the perspective of the seller. The PPI publication includes data on the month-over-month, quarter-over-quarter, and year-over-year changes in PPI, input prices and output prices. It sometimes excludes food and energy prices in its computation because prices of these goods are usually volatile.

The market is interested in 2 things contained in the PPI report: how fast the prices are rising and whether producers are passing along any price increases to the consumers. which ppi The PPI looks at three areas of production: industry-based, commodity-based, and stage-of-processing-based companies.

Also see the Consumer Price Index.

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