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Latest publication: Producer price indices 2022, February

Published: 24 October 2013

Producer prices for manufactured products fell by 1.1 per cent in September

According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for manufactured products fell by an average of 1.1 per cent from September 2012 to September 2013. Producer prices for manufactured products sold on the domestic market rose by 0.1 per cent, while the producer prices of export products went down by 2.6 per cent.

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2010=100, 2010:01–2013:09

Producer Price Index (PPI) 2010=100, 2010:01–2013:09
Producer prices for manufactured products went down especially due to reductions in the prices of oil products, manufacturing of basic metals, chemicals and chemical products from last year's September. The fall in producer prices was slowed down especially by higher prices of district heat, electricity and food.

The Export Price Index fell by 2.6 per cent and the Import Price Index by 3.3 per cent in the year. The Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply went down by 0.7 per cent. The Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply, Including Taxes rose by 0.3 per cent.

Export prices declined especially due to lower prices of oil products and manufacturing of basic metals from the previous year's September. The falling of the prices was curbed particularly by higher prices of machinery and equipment and electrical equipment. The fall in import prices was especially caused by lower prices of crude oil and natural gas and mining of metal ores compared with September 2012. The fall in the prices was particularly curbed by risen price of electricity.

From August to September, producer prices for manufactured goods went down by 0.2 per cent. The fall was mainly due to lower prices of oil products and manufacturing of basic metals.

Producer Price Indices 2010=100

  Index 2013:09 2013:08 - 2013:09, % 2012:09 - 2013:09, %
Producer Price Index, total 106.6 -0.2 -1.1
- Producer Price Index, domestic goods 109.7 0.1 0.1
- Producer Price Index, export goods 102.8 -0.6 -2.6
Export Price Index 103.0 -0.7 -2.6
Import Price Index 108.7 -0.1 -3.3
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply 109.9 0.0 -0.7
Basic Price Index for Domestic Supply, incl. taxes 112.3 0.0 0.3

Producer Price Indices 1949=100

  Index 2013:09 2013:08 - 2013:09, % 2012:09 - 2013:09, %
Production Price Index 1964 -0.2 -1.1
Export Price Index (fob) 1681 -0.7 -2.6
Import Price Index (cif) 1622 -0.1 -3.3
Wholesale Price Index 2258 0.0 0.3

Source: Producer Price Index 2013, September. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. September 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2022].
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