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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 17 October 2006

Producer Price Indices in September 2006

Producer prices for manufactured goods rose by 4.8 per cent, export prices by 3.3 per cent and import prices by 5.5 per cent from September 2005 to this year's September. The basic price index for domestic supply went up by 5.8 per cent in the year. The year-on-year change in the wholesale price index amounted to 5.9 per cent.

The increase in the producer prices for manufactured goods was particularly attributable to risen prices of copper and nickel, electricity, and chemicals and chemical products from September 2005. The rise in the prices was curbed by falls in the prices of oil products and electrical products.

From August to September, producer prices for manufactured goods went up by 0.1 per cent. This was mainly due to higher prices of chemicals and chemical products. The rise in the prices was curbed by falls in the prices of oil products.

Month-on-month and year-on-year changes in Producer Price Indices in September 2006

Point figure
08/2006 - 09/2006
09/2005 - 09/2006
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 100.8 0.1 4.8
Export price index 92.6 -0.5 3.3
Import price index 111.6 -1.6 5.5
Basic pride index for domestic supply 111.1 -0.1 5.8
Wholesale price index 109.0 -0.1 5.9

Source: Producer Price Indices 2006, September. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. September 2006. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.5.2022].
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