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Latest publication: Producer price indices for services 2019, 2nd quarter

Published: 17 October 2011

Producer prices for services went up by 2.1 per cent in July–September

According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for services went up by 2.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 from the corresponding quarter of the year before.

Producer price index for services 2005=100 (TOL 2008), Q1/2005–Q3/2011

Producer price index for services 2005=100 (TOL 2008), Q1/2005–Q3/2011

The rise in producer prices for services was mostly due to higher prices of goods transport by road and increases in the rents of office and business premises compared to the year before. The rise in prices was curbed most by decreases in the prices of telecommunications.

From second to third quarter producer prices for services fell by 0.2 per cent. This was mainly due to lower prices of hotel accommodations.

Producer price index for services 2005=100 (TOL 2008), 3rd quarter 2011

Industry Point figure Quarterly change,% Yearly change,%
Total index (TOL 2008) 116.2 -0.2 2.1
H Transportation and storage 121.8 -0.1 4.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 100.8 -6.2 1.7
J Information and communication 101.1 -0.1 -0.4
L Real estate activities 116.7 0.0 3.0
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 123.3 -0.1 0.6
N Administrative and support service activities 119.5 0.4 3.8
S Other service activities 101.5 -0.8 1.4

Producer price indices for services describe the price development in business services provided by enterprises to other enterprises and the public sector. The total index currently covers about half of the market services.


Source: Producer Price Index for Services 2011, 3rd quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 17.10.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices for services [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3940. 3rd quarter 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.9.2019].
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