Producers Price

Producer Price Survey : April 2009

Producer Price Index increases

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry slightly increased by 0.7 percent in April 2009, compared with the year ago level, according to the preliminary results of the Monthly Producer Price Survey. Fifteen major sectors reported price increases, led by textiles with a two-digit growth of 17.7 percent, followed by footwear and wearing apparel (12.1%), beverages (10.9%) and leather products (10.1%). However, decreases in the PPI were also observed in five major sectors led by petroleum products (27.9%). Refer to Tables 1 and 1-A.

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Producer Price Survey: November 2010

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry further decelerated to -7.0 percent in November 2010 compared with the year ago level, 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 (-19.5%), electrical machinery (-18.4%) and furniture and fixtures (-12.1%). However, increases in PPI were observed in eleven major sectors led by leather products (14.9%) and footwear and wearing apparel (11.4%). Refer to Tables 1 and 1-B.

Producer Price Survey : May 2009

Producer Price Index posts negative rate

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry registered a decline of 0.3 percent in May 2009, 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: petroleum products (-31.3%), furniture and fixtures (-22.9%) and basic metals (-10.0%). However, increases in th

Producer Price Survey : June 2009

Producer Price Index maintains downward trend

The Producer Price Index (PPI, 2000=100) for the manufacturing industry dropped by 1.6 percent in June 2009, compared with the year ago level, according to the preliminary results of the Monthly Producer Price Survey. Nine major sectors registered price decreases, led by furniture and fixtures with a two-digit decrease of 34.6 percent followed by petroleum products (-29.3%) and basic metals (-11.7%) respectively. However, increases in the PPI

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