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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 17 October 2005

Producer Price Indices in September 2005

According to Statistics Finland, producer price indices rose by between 2.3 and 6.7 per cent in the year to this September. Import prices went up most, especially due to increases in the prices of crude oil, oil products, copper and basic chemicals. The rise in import prices was curbed by lower prices of electrical products.

From August to September producer price indices rose by between 0.1 and 0.5 per cent. The producer price index for manufactured products went up most, or by 0.5 per cent, primarily due to risen prices of oil products.

Minor updates have been done to the weight structure of the producer price indices at the commodity level. The chaining coefficients have been calculated using point figures from May 2005.

Month-on-month and year-on-year changes in Producer Price Indices in September 2005

Indices
(2000=100)
Point figure
09/2005
Change, %
08/2005 - 09/2005
Change, %
09/2004 - 09/2005
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 96.1 0.5 2.7
Export price index 89.6 0.3 2.3
Import price index 105.9 0.1 6.7
Basic price index for domestic supply 105.0 0.3 4.1
Wholesale price index 102.9 0.2 3.8

Source: Producer Price Indices 2005, September. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. September 2005. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/thi/2005/09/thi_2005_09_2005-10-17_tie_001_en.html