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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 25 March 2013

Producer prices for manufactured products rose by 0.1 per cent in February

According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for manufactured products rose by an average of 0.1 per cent from February 2012 to February 2013. Producer prices for manufactured products sold on the domestic market rose by 0.9 per cent, while the producer prices of export products went down by 1.0 per cent.

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2010=100, 2010:01–2013:02

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2010=100, 2010:01–2013:02
The Export Price Index fell by 0.9 per cent and the Import Price Index by 0.9 per cent in the year. The Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply went up by 1.1 per cent. The year-on-year change in the Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply, Including Taxes was 1.9 per cent.

The rise in the producer prices for manufactured products was particularly caused by higher prices of food, district heat and machines and equipment from February of the previous year. The rise was curbed by falls in the prices of metals, electricity and electronic appliances, in particular.

From January to February, producer prices for manufactured goods went up by 0.6 per cent. The rise was mainly caused by increases in the prices of oil products and district heat.

Producer Price Indices 2010=100

  Index 2013:02 2013:01 - 2013:02, % 2012:02 - 2013:02, %
Producer Price Index, total 107.3 0.6 0.1
- Producer Price Index, domestic goods 109.9 0.6 0.9
- Producer Price Index, export goods 104.2 0.5 -1.0
Export Price Index 104.5 0.5 -0.9
Import Price Index 111.1 0.6 -0.9
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply 110.8 0.6 1.1
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply, incl. taxes 113.1 0.5 1.9

Producer Price Indices 1949=100

  Index 2013:02 2013:01 - 2013:02, % 2012:02 - 2013:02, %
Production Price Index 1978 0.6 0.1
Export Price Index (fob) 1707 0.5 -0.9
Import Price Index (cif) 1657 0.6 -0.9
Wholesale Price Index 2276 0.5 1.9

Source: Producer Price Index 2013, February. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. February 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/thi/2013/02/thi_2013_02_2013-03-25_tie_001_en.html