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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 17 March 2009

Producer Price Indices in February 2009

Producer prices for manufactured products fell by 4.6 per cent, export prices by 7.0 per cent and import prices by 6.0 per cent from February 2008 to February 2009. The basic price index for domestic supply fell by 3.4 per cent in the year. The year-on-year change in the wholesale price index was -4.5 per cent.

The fall in the producer prices for manufactured products was particularly caused by reductions in the prices of oil products and non-ferrous metals from February 2008. The fall in the prices was curbed by risen price of electricity.

From January to February, producer prices for manufactured products fell by 0.1 per cent. The fall was especially caused by reductions in the prices of sawn timber and pulp.

Month-on-month and year-on-year changes in Producer Price Indices in February 2009

Indices
(2005=100)
Point figure
02/2009
Change %
01/2009 - 02/2009
Change %
02/2008 - 02/2009
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 104.6 -0.1 -4.6
Export price index 96.2 -0.2 -7.0
Import price index 103.5 -0.6 -6.0
Basic price index for domestic supply 110.0 -0.5 -3.4
Wholesale price index 108.4 -0.6 -4.5

Source: Producer Price Indices 2009, February. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ms Jaana Hellman +358 9 1734 2661, Mr Toni Udd +358 9 1734 3380, thi.tilastokeskus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mr Kari Molnar

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. February 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/thi/2009/02/thi_2009_02_2009-03-17_tie_001_en.html