Producer Price Index (PPI)

RECENT NEWS  Jun 25  Comment 
MADRID (dpa-AFX) - Spain's producer prices declined at a faster pace in May, figures from the statistical office INE showed Thursday. Producer prices dropped 1.4 percent year-over-year in May, following a 0.9 percent decrease seen in April....  Jun 19  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - At 2:00 am ET Friday, German statistical office Destatis is due to release its producer prices report for May. Producer prices are expected to fall 1.1 percent year-over-year in May after the 1.5 percent drop in April. On a...  Jun 12  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - The Labour Department is due release U.S. producer price index for May at 8:30 am ET Friday. Economists forecast a 0.4 percent gain on month in May, compared to 0.4 percent decline recorded in April. Ahead of the data, the...  Jun 12  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- On June 12, TheStreet will be looking at two reports related to pricing and consumer spending.Both reports will be of interest to Wall Street as a reflection of larger economic trends. In the morning, both the producer...  Jun 9  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Lithuania's producer prices continued to decline at a slower pace in May, figures from Statistics Lithuania showed Tuesday. The producer price index fell 6.6 percent year-over-year in May, following a 7.7 percent decline...
Financial Times  Jun 5  Comment 
Industry slammed for trying to ‘wriggle out of its liability’
BBC News  Jun 5  Comment 
State-backed Lloyds Banking Group is fined a record £117m by the City watchdog for mis-handling payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.  Jun 4  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Following the release of U.S. producer price index for May at 8:30 am ET Friday, the greenback dropped against its major rivals. The greenback was trading at 1.1224 against the euro, 1.5505 against the pound, 0.9315 against...
Financial Times  Jun 4  Comment 
Lender had more customers who bought the insurance product than other banks  May 27  Comment 
Financial Conduct Authority statement means more customers could be eligible for payout because of supreme court ruling on commissions Banks could face a bigger bill for mis-selling payment protection insurance after the City regulator said it...


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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