United States Producer Prices

Producer Prices in the United States increased to 110.30 Index Points in March of 2014 from 109.80 Index Points in February of 2014. Producer Prices in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Producer Prices in the United States averaged 106.17 Index Points from 2009 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 110.30 Index Points in March of 2014 and a record low of 100.20 Index Points in November of 2009. In the United States, the Producer Price Index measures the average change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period. Since January of 2014, the Producer Price Index has transitioned from a State of Processing to a Final Demand-Intermediate Demand system, including prices of goods, services and construction. . This page provides - United States Producer Prices - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
110.30 109.80 110.30 100.20 110.65 | 2014/06 2009 - 2014 Index Points Monthly
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United States Producer Prices
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-03-14 12:30 PM United States
Core PPI YOY
Feb 2014 1.1% 1.3%
2014-03-14 12:30 PM United States
PPI MoM
Feb 2014 -0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2014-03-14 12:30 PM United States
Core PPI MoM
Feb 2014 -0.2% 0.2% 0.1%
2014-04-11 01:30 PM United States
Core PPI YoY
Mar 2014 1.4% 1.1% 1.1%
2014-04-11 01:30 PM United States
PPI MoM
Mar 2014 0.5% -0.1% 0.2%
2014-04-11 01:30 PM United States
Core PPI MoM
Mar 2014 0.6% -0.2% 0.2%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 1.50 2014-03-31 1.10 23.70 -15.80 1.80 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 235.64 2014-03-15 235.17 235.64 23.51 236.82 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 236.60 2014-03-15 236.12 236.60 28.50 237.60 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 134.70 2014-03-15 133.60 135.30 82.40 136.18 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 107.20 2013-11-15 106.78 107.20 13.50 108.06 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 140.40 2014-03-15 139.60 147.50 75.00 142.04 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 2014-03-15 0.10 1.81 -1.77 0.35 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Producer Prices 110.30 2014-03-15 109.80 110.30 100.20 110.65 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.40 2014-03-15 0.90 19.57 -6.86 0.86 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.66 2014-03-15 1.57 13.59 0.00 1.90 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Producer Prices | Notes
Producer Price Index, also referred as Wholesale Price Index, measures the average change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period. The PPI takes into account three areas of production: finished goods, intermediate goods, and raw materials or crude commodities.


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