Producer Price Index (PPI)

RECENT NEWS  Jan 20  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Latvia's producer prices decreased at a slower pace in December, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Friday. The producer price index fell 0.8 percent year-over-year in December, following a 1.4 percent...  Jan 19  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - At 3:15 am ET Thursday, Switzerland's Federal Statistical Office releases producer and import prices for December. Prices are forecast to gain 0.1 percent annually, following a 0.6 percent drop in November. Ahead of the...  Jan 16  Comment 
COPENHAGEN (dpa-AFX) - Denmark's producer prices increased for the second straight month in December, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Monday. The producer price index rose 3.2 percent year-over-year in December, faster than the 2.4...  Jan 16  Comment 
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - Japan's producer prices continued to decline at the end of the year, though at a slower-than-expected pace, preliminary figures from the Bank of Japan showed Monday. The producer price index fell 1.2 percent year-over-year...
Benzinga  Jan 13  Comment 
The March U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 101.22 down 0.15. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that December core producer prices (PPI) rose 1.6 percent year over year. On the month core PPI rose 0.2 percent in December versus a 4 percent...  Jan 5  Comment 
BUCHAREST (dpa-AFX) - Romania's producer prices continued its declining trend in November, though the rate of decline was only marginal, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed Thursday. Industrial producer prices edged down...
Benzinga  Jan 5  Comment 
EUR/USD is trading at 1.0487, down 0.0010. Eurostat reported that Euro area producer prices (PPI) for November rose 0.3 percent versus a 0.8 percent rise in October. Year over year Euro Area PPI rose 0.1 percent during November after falling 0.4...  Jan 4  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Hungary's producer prices declined at a slower pace in November, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Wednesday. The overall producer price index fell 0.5 percent year-over-year in...
Benzinga  Dec 30  Comment 
EUR/USD is trading at 1.0543, down 0.0021. Italy's National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) reported that producer prices (PPI) In Italy fell 0.3 percent year over year in November improving from the 0.6 percent fall in October. On the month...  Dec 21  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Latvia's producer prices declined at a steady pace in November, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Wednesday. The producer price index fell 1.4 percent year-over-year in November, the same rate of...


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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