Producer Price Index (PPI)

Financial Times  Sep 2  Comment 
Latest six-monthly review of complaints received by Financial Ombudsman Service suggest storm over UK’s worst consumer scandal is beginning to recede
The Economic Times  Aug 31  Comment 
The most important part of PPI will be services, as currently there is no index tracking infl ation in the sector that contributes about 55% to India’s GDP.
BBC News  Aug 29  Comment 
Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
Mondo Visione  Aug 29  Comment 
In an update on its Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) redress work, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reported that firms have improved the way they handle complaints.  In another positive move, banks, credit card providers and...  Aug 28  Comment 
MALTA (dpa-AFX) - Malta's producer prices declined at a slower rate in July, a report from the National Statistics Office showed Thursday. Producer prices decreased 2.74 percent year-over-year in July following the 3 percent drop in June....  Aug 20  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Destatis is scheduled to release the German producer price index for July at 2:00 am ET Wednesday. The index is seen in line with the previous month's reading at 0 percent. Year-on-year, the index is seen to decline to...
247WallSt  Aug 15  Comment 
The U.S. Labor Department Friday morning released the Producer Price Index (PPI) for July, which effectively measures wholesale inflation. As a reminder, this is PPI reading now measures final demand. PPI rose 0.1% in July, and the PPI ex-food and...  Aug 15  Comment 


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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