Producers Price

Producer Price Survey : September 2010

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry registered a slower decline of 6.9 percent in September 2010 compared with the year ago level, according to the preliminary results of the monthly Producer Price Survey. Eight major sectors posted negative rate led by machinery except electrical which registered 23.7 percent. Other two major sectors posted two-digit price decreases, namely: electrical machinery (15.1%) and furniture and fixtures (12.2%). On the other hand, twelve major sectors reported price increases, with two digit growth observed in leather products (14.9%) and footwear and wearing apparel (10.4%). Refer to Tables 1 and 1-B.

Producer Price Survey : January 2009

Producer Price Index increases at a slower rate

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry posted an increment of 4.1 percent in January 2009, compared with the year ago level, according to the preliminary results of the Monthly Producer Price Survey. Sources of increase were exhibited in sixteen major sectors with two-digit growth observed in the following: fabricated metal products (21.1%), textiles (14.0%), machinery

Producer Price Survey : October 2010

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry slowed down as it pasted -6.5 percent in October 2010 compared with the year ago level, according to the preliminary results of the monthly Producer Price Survey. Three out of nine major sectors reported two-digit price reductions namely: machinery except electrical (-21.7%) furniture and fixtures (-18.3%) and electrical machinery (-14.4%). However, increases in PPI were observed in eleven major sectors led by leather products (14.9%) and footwear and wearing apparel (10.7%). Refer to Tables 1 and 1-B.

Producer Price Survey : February 2009

roducer Price Index maintains positive growth

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry recorded a slower growth of 2.7 percent in February 2009, compared with the year ago level, according to the preliminary results of the Monthly Producer Price Survey. This was brought about by the increases reported by fourteen major sectors with two-digit growth exhibited by the following sectors: fabricated metal products (18.0%), textiles (14.2%), footwear and wearing apparel (13.1%), and beverages (12.6%). However, decreases in the PPI were also observed in five major sectors led by, petroleum products (24.0%). Refer to Tables 1 and 1-A.

PPI, on a month-on month basis, slightly decreased by 0.1 percent in February. This was due to the price decreases observed in seven major sectors namely: basic metals, food manufacturing, miscellaneous manufactures, furniture and fixtures

Producer Price Survey : December 2010

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry continued to decrease at a slower rate of 6.2 percent, showing an improvement from its 7.2 percent decrease in November 2010, according to the preliminary results of the monthly Producer Price Survey. This was brought about by significant decreases posted by three major sectors, namely: machinery except electrical (-19.9%), electrical machinery (-18.0%) and furniture and fixtures (-11.4%). However, increases in PPI were observed in twelve major sectors led by leather products (14.9%) and petroleum products (11.7%). Refer to Tables 1 and 1-B.

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