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Published: 17 June 2008

Producer Price Indices in May 2008

Producer prices for manufactured goods rose by 3.7 per cent, export prices by 1.4 per cent and import prices by 5.5 per cent from May 2007 to May 2008. The basic price index for domestic supply went up by 5.7 per cent in the year. The year-on-year change in the wholesale price index was 5.3 per cent.

The rise in the producer prices for manufactured products was particularly caused by increased prices of oil products from May 2007. The rise in the prices was held back by fallen prices of nickel, among other things.

From April to May producer prices for manufactured products rose by 0.8 per cent. The increase in the prices was caused especially by risen prices of oil products. The rise in the prices was held back by fallen prices of nickel and timber.

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

Indices
(2000=100)
Point figure
5/2008
Change %
4/2008 - 5/2008
Change %
5/2007 - 5/2008
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 107.0 0.8 3.7
Export price index 97.0 0.2 1.4
Import price index 121.8 2.2 5.5
Basic price index for domestic supply 120.8 1.3 5.7
Wholesale price index 117.5 1.4 5.3

Source: Producer Price Indices 2008, May. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. May 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/thi/2008/05/thi_2008_05_2008-06-17_tie_001_en.html