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Published: 16 May 2008

Producer Price Indices in April 2008

Producer prices for manufactured products rose by 3.6 per cent, export prices by 2.1 per cent and import prices by 4.2 per cent from April 2007 to April 2008. The basic price index for domestic supply went up by 5.0 per cent in the year. The year-on-year change in the wholesale price index amounted to 4.5 per cent.

Producer prices for manufactured products were pushed up especially by increased prices of oil products from April 2007. The rise was curbed by falls in the prices of nickel and electrical products.

From March to April, producer prices for manufactured products went up by 0.7 per cent. The rise was mainly due to cheaper prices of oil products. The rise in the prices was curbed, among other things, by falls in the prices of electrical products.

Month-on-month and year-on-year changes in Producer Price Indices in April 2008

Indices
(2000=100)
Point figure
4/2008
Change %
3/2008 - 4/2008
Change %
4/2007 - 4/2008
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 106.2 0.7 3.6
Export price index 96.8 0.5 2.1
Import price index 119.2 1.1 4.2
Basic price index for domestic supply 119.2 0.7 5.0
Wholesale price index 115.9 0.6 4.5

Source: Producer Price Indices in April 2008. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. April 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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