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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 17 October 2011

Producer prices for manufactured products rose by 4.3 per cent in the year

According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for manufactured products rose by an average of 4.3 per cent from September 2010 to September 2011. Producer prices for manufactured products sold on the domestic market rose by 5.2 per cent, while the producer prices of export industries went up by 3.2 per cent.

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2005=100, 2005:01–2011:09

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2005=100, 2005:01–2011:09
The export price index rose by 3.3 per cent and the import price index by 7.6 per cent in the year. The basic price index for domestic supply went up by 6.1 per cent and the year-on-year change in the wholesale price index was 7.2 per cent.

The rise in the producer prices for manufactured products was particularly caused by increased prices of oil products, chemicals and food from September of the previous year. The rising of the prices was curbed above all by falls in the prices of pulp.

From August to September, producer prices for manufactured products fell by 0.3 per cent. The fall was mainly due to fallen prices of iron and steel.

Producer Price Indices 2005=100

  Index 2011:09 2011:08 - 2011:09, % 2010:09 - 2011:09, %
Producer Price Index, total 114.6 -0.3 4.3
- Producer Price Index, domestic goods 126.5 -0.4 5.2
- Producer Price Index, export goods 102.8 -0.1 3.2
Export Price Index 103.1 -0.3 3.3
Import Price Index 119.1 1.3 7.6
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply 122.6 0.3 6.1
Wholesale Price Index 123.3 0.2 7.2

Producer Price Indices 1949=100

  Index 2011:09 2011:08 - 2011:09, % 2010:09 - 2011:09, %
Production Price Index 1950 -0.3 4.3
Export Price Index (fob) 1714 -0.3 3.3
Import Price Index (cif) 1627 1.3 7.6
Wholesale Price Index 2180 0.2 7.2

Source: Producer Price Index 2011, September. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. September 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/thi/2011/09/thi_2011_09_2011-10-17_tie_001_en.html