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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 17 November 2005

Producer price indices in October 2005

According to Statistics Finland, producer price indices rose by 1.9 to 5.6 per cent in the year to October. The biggest increase was recorded in import prices, which was particularly attributable to higher prices of crude oil, oil products, copper and basic chemicals. The rise of import prices was curbed by lower prices of electrical products.

From September to October import price index increased by 0.1 per cent. The rise was mainly due to higher prices of basic chemicals, oil products and copper.

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

Point figure
09/2005 - 10/2005
10/2004 - 10/2005
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 96.3 0.2 2.4
Export price index 89.7 0.0 1.9
Import price index 105.9 0.1 5.6
Basic price index for domestic supply 105.1 0.1 3.5
Wholesale price index 103.1 0.2 3.3

Source: Producer Price Indices 2005, October. Statistics Finland

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Last updated 17.11.2005

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. October 2005. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.5.2022].
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