Producer Price Index (PPI)

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MALTA (dpa-AFX) - Malta's producer prices declined at a faster pace in October, figures from the National Statistics Office showed Thursday. The producer price index dropped 2.76 percent year-over-year in October, which was worse than the...
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In a statement published on 2 October 2015, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) stated that we would consult on introducing a deadline for making payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints, accompanied by a consumer communications campaign,...  Nov 23  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Latvia's producer prices declined for the tenth consecutive month in October, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. The producer price index dropped 2.1 percent year-over-year in October,...  Nov 20  Comment 
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The Hindu Business Line  Nov 16  Comment 
To facilitate purchase of goods and services, including financial services, by its 12 million customers, Bajaj Finance has applied for a Pre-paid Payment Instrument (PPI) licence. The no...  Nov 16  Comment 
PRAG (dpa-AFX) - Czech producer prices decreased at a faster-than-expected pace in October, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Monday. The producer price index dipped 3.9 percent year-over-year in October, exceeding economists'...  Nov 13  Comment 
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BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - NOTE: The latest figures are for the month of October. This is the corrected version. Croatia's producer prices continued to decline in October, but at a slower pace than in the previous month, figures from the Croatian...


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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