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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2019, May

Published: 24 July 2018

Producer prices for manufactured products grew by 6.2 per cent from June last year

According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for manufactured products rose by an average of 6.2 per cent from June 2017 to June 2018. Producer prices for manufactured products sold on the domestic market rose by 4.5 per cent, while the producer prices of export products went up by 8.1 per cent.

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2015=100, 1/2015–6/2018

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2015=100, 1/2015–6/2018
The increase in the producer prices for manufactured goods was particularly attributable to risen prices of oil products, pulp, paper, paperboard and cardboard, and chemicals and chemical products from June 2017.

The Export Price Index rose by 7.9 per cent and the Import Price Index by 8.1 per cent in the year. The Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply went up by 5.8 per cent. The Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply including Taxes went up by 5.7 per cent.

Export prices were in particular boosted by the higher prices of manufacturing of oil products, and pulp, paper, paperboard and cardboard from June 2017. The rise in import prices was, in turn, especially caused by higher prices of oil products and waste compared with last year's June. The rising of the prices was curbed above all by falls in the prices of electronic appliances.

From May to June, producer prices for manufactured products rose by 0.7 per cent. The rise was mainly due to increased prices of electricity from the previous month.

Producer Price Indices 2015=100, June 2018

  Index Monthly change, % Annual change, %
Producer Price Index, total 106.3 0.7 6.2
- Producer Price Index, domestic goods 104.7 0.9 4.5
- Producer Price Index, export goods 108.2 0.4 8.1
Export Price Index 107.9 0.4 7.9
Import Price Index 110.6 0.3 8.1
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply 107.2 0.5 5.8
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply, incl. taxes 107.1 0.7 5.7

Producer Price Indices 1949=100, June 2018

  Index Monthly change, % Annual change, %
Production Price Index 2045 0.7 6.3
Export Price Index 1790 0.4 7.8
Import Price Index 1696 0.3 8.7
Wholesale Price Index 2371 0.7 6.1

Source: Producer Price Index 2018, June. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. June 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.7.2019].
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