Economic News Release

Producer Price Index News Release

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8:30 a.m. (EDT), Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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                           PRODUCER PRICE INDEXES - JULY 2013


The Producer Price Index for finished goods was unchanged in July, seasonally adjusted, the 
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Prices for finished goods moved up 0.8 percent 
in June and 0.5 percent in May. At the earlier stages of processing, prices received by 
manufacturers of intermediate goods also were unchanged in July, and the crude goods index 
rose 1.2 percent. On an unadjusted basis, prices for finished goods advanced 2.1 percent for the 
12 months ended July 2013. (See table A.)

Table A. Monthly and 12-month percent changes in selected stage-of-processing price indexes, seasonally adjusted
Month Finished goods Intermediate
goods
Crude
goods
Total Foods Energy Except foods
and energy
Change in
finished goods
from 12 months
ago (unadj.)

2012

July

0.4 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.5 -0.4 2.8

Aug.

1.0 0.7 4.1 0.0 1.9 1.0 4.7

Sept.

1.0 0.1 4.1 0.1 2.1 1.2 1.5

Oct.

-0.2 0.5 -0.9 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.0

Nov.

-0.5 1.1 -3.1 0.1 1.5 -0.8 0.3

Dec.

-0.1 -0.6 -0.4 0.2 1.4 0.0 1.3

2013

Jan.

0.2 0.7 -0.6 0.2 1.5 0.2 0.0

Feb.

0.7 -0.7 3.2 0.1 1.8 1.2 0.1

Mar.(1)

-0.6 0.9 -3.6 0.2 1.1 -1.2 -1.7

Apr.(1)

-0.7 -0.9 -2.5 0.1 0.6 -0.5 -0.7

May

0.5 0.6 1.3 0.1 1.7 -0.1 2.2

June

0.8 0.2 2.9 0.2 2.5 0.5 0.0

July

0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.1 2.1 0.0 1.2

Footnotes
(1) Some of the figures shown above and elsewhere in this release may differ from those previously reported because data for March 2013 have been revised to reflect the availability of late reports and corrections by respondents.

Stage-of-Processing Analysis

Finished goods

The index for finished goods was unchanged in July as a 0.1-percent rise in prices for finished 
goods less foods and energy was offset by a 0.2-percent decrease in the index for finished 
energy goods. Prices for finished consumer foods were unchanged.

Finished core:  The index for finished goods less foods and energy edged up 0.1 percent in July, 
the ninth consecutive increase. The July advance was led by prices for pharmaceutical 
preparations, which rose 1.0 percent. Increases in the indexes for light motor trucks and for 
communication and related equipment also contributed to higher finished core prices. (See 
table 2.)

Finished energy:  Prices for finished energy goods moved down 0.2 percent in July after 
climbing 2.9 percent a month earlier. This decline is mostly attributable to a 3.9-percent 
decrease in the index for residential natural gas. Lower prices for gasoline and finished 
lubricants also were factors in the decline in the index for finished energy goods. 

Finished foods:  Prices for finished consumer foods were unchanged in July following a 0.2-
percent advance in June. In July, a 5.6-percent increase in the index for pork offset a 10.6-
percent decline in prices for fresh vegetables, except potatoes.

Intermediate goods

The Producer Price Index for intermediate materials, supplies, and components was unchanged 
in July after rising 0.5 percent in June. In July, a 1.2-percent advance in prices for intermediate 
foods and feeds and a 0.3-percent increase in the index for intermediate energy goods offset a 
0.3-percent decline in prices for intermediate materials less foods and energy. (See table B.)

Intermediate foods:  Prices for intermediate foods and feeds rose 1.2 percent in July, the 
largest increase since a 2.5-percent jump in August 2012. The July advance is mostly 
attributable to a 4.9-percent rise in the index for prepared animal feeds. Higher prices for pork 
and for shortening and cooking oils also contributed to the increase in the intermediate foods 
and feeds index. (See table 2.)

Intermediate energy:  The index for intermediate energy goods moved up 0.3 percent in July, 
the third straight increase. Accounting for most of the July advance, prices for diesel fuel 
jumped 5.6 percent. 

Intermediate core:  Prices for intermediate materials less foods and energy moved down 0.3 
percent in July after a 0.1-percent increase in the previous month. More than half of the 
decrease can be traced to a 1.4-percent drop in the index for industrial chemicals. Lower prices 
for nonferrous metals and fertilizer materials also contributed to the decline in the intermediate 
core index.

Crude goods

The Producer Price Index for crude materials for further processing advanced 1.2 percent in 
July. For the 3-month period ended in July, prices for crude materials rose 3.5 percent after 
falling 2.3 percent from January to April. In July, the monthly increase in the crude goods index 
is attributable to prices for crude energy materials, which climbed 4.0 percent. By contrast, the 
indexes for crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs and for crude nonfood materials less energy 
declined 1.1 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively. (See table B.)

Crude energy:  Prices for crude energy materials increased 4.0 percent in July. From April to 
July, the index for crude energy materials rose 9.5 percent subsequent to a 1.3-percent decline 
for the 3 months ended in April. In July, the monthly rise is mostly due to a 10.6-percent jump 
in crude petroleum prices. Higher prices for coal also contributed to the increase in the crude 
energy index. (See table 2.)

Crude foods:  The index for crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs moved down 1.1 percent in July. 
From April to July, the index for crude foods rose 0.6 percent following a 2.9-percent decrease 
for the 3 months ended in April. Over seventy percent of the monthly decline in July is 
attributable to raw milk prices, which fell 5.9 percent. Lower prices for slaughter chickens also 
were a factor in the decrease in the crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs index.

Crude core:  The index for crude nonfood materials less energy moved down 0.3 percent in 
July. For the 3 months ended in July, crude core prices fell 2.5 percent compared with a 2.2-
percent decline from January to April. The monthly decrease in July is mostly the result of a 
2.9-percent drop in the index for nonferrous metals. Lower prices for corn also contributed to 
the decline in the crude core index.

Table B. Monthly and 12-month percent changes in selected price indexes for intermediate goods and crude goods, seasonally adjusted
Month Intermediate goods Crude goods
Foods Energy Except
foods
and energy
Change in
intermediate
goods from
12 months
ago (unadj.)
Foods Energy Except
foods
and energy
Change in
crude
goods from
12 months
ago (unadj.)

2012

July

1.6 -0.9 -0.4 -2.6 4.2 3.9 -0.5 -9.3

Aug.

2.5 3.5 -0.1 -1.0 3.7 7.3 2.4 -3.4

Sept.

0.9 3.5 0.4 -0.2 0.7 2.6 0.9 -2.5

Oct.

0.4 -0.5 0.1 0.8 2.1 -0.6 -1.8 -0.2

Nov.

-0.2 -3.5 -0.1 -0.2 0.5 -0.4 1.6 -1.9

Dec.

-0.6 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 2.3 1.3 1.4

2013

Jan.

-1.2 -0.6 0.7 0.6 -0.3 0.9 -1.4 0.5

Feb.

-0.1 3.6 0.6 1.3 -2.1 2.7 -0.8 0.3

Mar.(1)

0.2 -5.0 -0.2 -0.9 1.8 -6.2 0.8 0.0

Apr.(1)

-1.1 -2.0 0.0 -1.0 -2.6 2.5 -2.2 3.1

May

1.1 0.5 -0.4 -0.2 2.1 5.0 -2.3 7.6

June

0.7 2.0 0.1 1.1 -0.3 0.3 0.1 11.0

July

1.2 0.3 -0.3 1.3 -1.1 4.0 -0.3 9.3

Footnotes
(1) Some of the figures shown above and elsewhere in this release may differ from those previously reported because data for March 2013 have been revised to reflect the availability of late reports and corrections by respondents.

Services Analysis

Trade industries:  The Producer Price Index for the net output of total trade industries edged up 
0.1 percent in July following a 0.5-percent decrease in June. (Trade indexes measure changes in 
margins received by wholesalers and retailers.) Leading the advance, margins received by the 
industry for merchant wholesalers of durable goods rose 1.0 percent. Higher margins received 
by grocery stores and gasoline stations with convenience stores also contributed to the increase 
in the total trade industries index.

Transportation and warehousing industries:  The Producer Price Index for the net output of 
transportation and warehousing industries was unchanged in July after rising 0.6 percent in 
June. In July, higher prices received by the scheduled air transportation industry group and the 
crude petroleum pipeline industry offset falling prices for freight transportation arrangement 
and for couriers and express delivery services.

Services less trade, transportation, and warehousing:  The Producer Price Index for the net 
output of services less trade, transportation, and warehousing inched up 0.1 percent in July 
following a 0.4-percent rise in June. Leading the July advance, prices received by the industry 
for investment banking and securities dealing climbed 3.6 percent. Higher prices received by 
the accommodation industry group and by general medical and surgical hospitals also 
contributed to the advance in the index for services less trade, transportation, and warehousing. 
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The Producer Price Index for August 2013 is scheduled to be released on Friday, September 
13, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. (EDT).

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                                   Resampling of Industries

Effective with the release of data for July 2013, the Producer Price Index (PPI) includes data for 
33 resampled industries classified according to the 2012 North American Industry 
Classification System (NAICS). The Bureau of Labor Statistics periodically updates the sample 
of producers providing data for the PPI to reflect current conditions more accurately when the 
structure, membership, technology, or product mix of an industry shifts. The first results of this 
systematic process were published in July 1986. Subsequent efforts have been completed at 6-
month intervals.  
      
For information on specific index additions, deletions, and recodes effective this month, see the 
July 2013 issue of the PPI Detailed Report online at www.bls.gov/ppi/ppidr201307.pdf, or 
contact the PPI's Section of Index Analysis and Public Information at ppi-info@bls.gov or 
(202) 691-7705.

NAICS
Code                   Industry

236221        New warehouse building construction
2381MR        Nonresidential building maintenance and repair
311211        Flour milling
311520        Ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturing
311812        Commercial bakeries
311821        Cookie and cracker manufacturing
311824        Dry pasta, dough, and flour mixes manufacturing from purchased flour
321911        Wood window and door manufacturing
321918        Other millwork, including flooring
322220        Paper bag and coated and treated paper manufacturing
326111        Plastics bag and pouch manufacturing
326112        Plastics packaging film and sheet manufacturing
326113        Nonpackaging plastics film and sheet manufacturing
326199        All other plastics product manufacturing
327215        Glass product manufacturing made of purchased glass
327410        Lime manufacturing
33299T        Small arms, ordnance, and ordnance accessories manufacturing
333120        Construction machinery manufacturing
333242        Semiconductor machinery manufacturing
333612        Speed changer, drive, and gear manufacturing
333912        Air and gas compressor manufacturing
334220        Broadcast and wireless communications equipment manufacturing
334511        Search, detection, and navigation instrument manufacturing
335210        Small electrical appliance manufacturing
336212        Truck trailer manufacturing
336370        Motor vehicle metal stamping
336411        Aircraft manufacturing
423000        Merchant wholesalers, durable goods
424000        Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods
425120        Wholesale trade agents and brokers
454110        Electronic and mail-order shopping
517210        Wireless telecommunications carriers
532412        Other heavy machinery rental and leasing

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        Producer Price Index to Transition from Stage-of-Processing to Final Demand-
                         Intermediate Demand Aggregation System

Effective with the January 2014 PPI data release in February 2014, BLS will transition from the 
Stage of Processing (SOP) to the Final Demand-Intermediate Demand (FD-ID) aggregation system. 
This shift will result in significant changes to the PPI news release, as well as other documents 
available from PPI. The transition to the FD-ID system is the culmination of a long-standing PPI 
objective to improve the current SOP aggregation system by incorporating PPIs for services, 
construction, government purchases, and exports. In comparison to the SOP system, the FD-ID 
system more than doubles current PPI coverage of the United States economy to over 75 percent 
of in-scope domestic production. The FD-ID system was introduced as a set of experimental 
indexes in January 2011. Nearly all new FD-ID goods, services, and construction indexes provide 
historical data back to either November 2009 or April 2010, while the indexes for goods that 
correspond with the historical SOP indexes go back to the 1970s or earlier.  

The FD-ID system will highlight the index for final demand, which measures price changes for 
goods, services, and construction sold to final demand: personal consumption, capital investment, 
government purchases, and exports. The composition of products in the final demand price index 
differs from that of the finished goods index in two major respects. First, it includes government 
purchases and exports.  Second, it includes services and construction, which are not reflected in 
finished goods.

The FD-ID system also includes two separate parallel treatments of intermediate demand:  price 
changes for goods, services, and construction sold to business as inputs to production. The first 
treatment, intermediate demand by commodity type, measures price changes based on similarity of 
product and includes aggregate indexes for processed goods for intermediate demand, unprocessed 
goods for intermediate demand, and services for intermediate demand.  

The second treatment, intermediate demand by production flow, is a stage-based system of price 
indexes, where price changes for goods, services, and construction can be studied as they move 
through the production chain of the economy to final demand. This treatment includes four stages 
of intermediate demand, which were established to maximize forward flow of production through 
the economy, while minimizing backflow of production.

These FD-ID indexes are constructed using PPI commodity indexes for goods, services, and 
construction, where products are assigned to various categories according to buyer type and level 
of fabrication. A product purchased by different classes of buyers is assigned to multiple FD-ID 
aggregates, with unique weights allocated to each aggregate based on the product's value of 
shipments to each buyer type.                                                                

To assist with the transition to the FD-ID system, PPI will provide, on a monthly basis, a version 
of the PPI news release based on the FD-ID model, starting with the publication of July 2013 data 
in August. The document will be labeled "Experimental" through the December release in January 
2014 and will be posted to the PPI Experimental Aggregation webpage about two weeks after each 
month's scheduled PPI release. That webpage, http://www.bls.gov/ppi/experimentalaggregation.htm, 
also contains detailed methodological information for the FD-ID aggregation system. With the 
publication of January 2014 data in February 2014, the FD-ID version of the PPI news release will 
become the official news release document of record.

Further information also is available from the PPI Section of Index Analysis and Public 
information, at ppi-info@bls.gov or (202) 691-7705.                     




Technical Note

               Brief Explanation of Producer Price Indexes

     The Producer Price Index (PPI) of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
is a family of indexes that measure the average change over time in the
prices received by domestic producers of goods and services.  PPIs measure
price change from the perspective of the seller.  This contrasts with other
measures, such as the Consumer Price Index (CPI).  CPIs measure price
change from the purchaser's perspective.  Sellers' and purchasers' prices
can differ due to government subsidies, sales and excise taxes, and
distribution costs.

     More than 9,000 PPIs for individual products and groups of products
are released each month.  PPIs are available for the products of virtually
every industry in the mining and manufacturing sectors of the U.S. economy.
New PPIs are gradually being introduced for the products of industries in
the construction, trade, finance, and services sectors of the economy.

     More than 100,000 price quotations per month are organized into three
sets of PPIs:  (1) Stage-of-processing indexes, (2) commodity indexes, and
(3) indexes for the net output of industries and their products.  The stage-
of-processing structure organizes products by class of buyer and degree of
fabrication.  The commodity structure organizes products by similarity of
end use or material composition.  The entire output of various industries
is sampled to derive price indexes for the net output of industries and
their products.
     
                        Stage-of-Processing Indexes
                                     
     Within the stage-of-processing system, finished goods are commodities
that will not undergo further processing and are ready for sale to the
final-demand user, either an individual consumer or business firm.
Consumer foods include unprocessed foods such as eggs and fresh vegetables,
as well as processed foods such as bakery products and meats.  Other
finished consumer goods include durable goods such as automobiles,
household furniture, and appliances, as well as nondurable goods such as
apparel and home heating oil.  Capital equipment includes durable goods
such as heavy motor trucks, tractors, and machine tools.

     The stage-of-processing category for intermediate materials, supplies,
and components consists partly of commodities that have been processed but
require further processing.  Examples of such semifinished goods include
flour, cotton yarn, steel mill products, and lumber.  The intermediate
goods category also encompasses nondurable, physically complete items
purchased by business firms as inputs for their operations.  Examples
include diesel fuel, belts and belting, paper boxes, and fertilizers.

     Crude materials for further processing are products entering the
market for the first time that have not been manufactured or fabricated and
that are not sold directly to consumers.  Crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs
include items such as grains and livestock.  Examples of crude nonfood
materials include raw cotton, crude petroleum, coal, hides and skins, and
iron and steel scrap.
                                     
                             Commodity Indexes

     The commodity classification structure of the PPI organizes goods and 
services by similarity of material composition or end use, disregarding 
their industry of origin.  Table 6 of the PPI Detailed Report includes data 
for commodity indexes, organized in a hierarchal structure, including major 
commodity groupings (two-digit commodity codes),  subgroups (three-digit 
codes), product classes (four-digit codes), subproduct classes (five- and 
six-digit codes), item groupings (seven-digit codes) and individual items 
(eight-, nine-, and ten-digit codes). 
                                     
                     Industry Net-Output Price Indexes
                                     
     PPIs for the net output of industries and their products are grouped
according to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Prior to the release of January 2004, industry-based PPIs were published
according to the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.  Industry
price indexes are compatible with other economic time series organized by
industry, such as data on employment, wages, and productivity.  Table 5 of
the PPI Detailed Report includes data for NAICS industries and industry
groups (3-, 4-, 5-, and 6-digit codes), Census product classes (7- and 8-
digit codes), products (9-digit codes), and more detailed subproducts (11-
digit codes), and, for some industries, indexes for other sources of
revenue.

     Indexes may represent one of three kinds of product categories.  Every
industry has primary product indexes to show changes in prices received by
establishments classified in the industry for products made primarily, but
not necessarily exclusively, by that industry.  The industry classification
of an establishment is determined by which products make up a plurality of
its total shipment value.  In addition, most industries have secondary
product indexes that show changes in prices received by establishments
classified in the industry for products chiefly made in some other
industry.  Finally, some industries have miscellaneous receipts indexes to
show price changes in other sources of revenue received by establishments
within the industry that are not derived from sales of their products-for
example, resales of purchased materials, or revenues from parking lots
owned by a manufacturing plant.
                                     
                              Data Collection
                                     
     PPIs are based on selling prices reported by establishments of all
sizes selected by probability sampling, with the probability of selection
proportionate to size.  Individual items and transaction terms from these
firms also are chosen by probability proportionate to size.  BLS strongly
encourages cooperating companies to supply actual transaction prices at the
time of shipment to minimize the use of list prices.  Prices submitted by
survey respondents are effective on the Tuesday of the week containing the
13th day of the month.  This survey is conducted via mail, fax, and the Internet.

     Price data are provided on a voluntary and confidential basis; only
sworn BLS employees are allowed access to individual company price reports.
BLS publishes price indexes instead of actual prices.  All PPIs are subject
to revision 4 months after original publication to reflect the availability
of late reports and corrections by respondents.

     BLS periodically updates the PPI sample of survey respondents to
better reflect current conditions when the structure, membership,
technology, or product mix of an industry shifts significantly and to
spread reporting burden among smaller firms.  Results of these resampling
efforts are incorporated into the PPI with the release of data for January
and July.

     As part of an ongoing effort to expand coverage to sectors of the
economy other than mining and manufacturing, an increasing number of
service sector industries have been introduced into the PPI.  The following
list of industries introduced since the mid-1990s includes the month and year in which
an article describing the industry's content appeared in the PPI Detailed
Report.

                                                                      PPI
                                                                      Detailed
                                                                      Report
              Title                                           Code    Issue

                                                              SIC             
Wireless telecommunications...................................4812    July 1999
Telephone communications, except radio telephone..............4813    July 1995
Television broadcasting.......................................4833    July 2002
Grocery stores................................................5411    July 2000
Meat and fish (seafood) markets...............................5421    July 2000
Fruit and vegetable markets...................................5431    July 2000
Candy, nut, and confectionery stores..........................5441    July 2000
Retail bakeries...............................................5461    July 2000
Miscellaneous food stores.....................................5499    July 2000
New car dealers...............................................5511    July 2000
Gasoline service stations.....................................5541    January 2002
Boat dealers..................................................5551    January 2002
Recreational vehicle dealers..................................5561    January 2002
Miscellaneous retail..........................................59      January 2001
Security brokers, dealers, and investment bankers.............6211    January 2001
Investment advice.............................................6282    January 2003
Life insurance carriers.......................................6311    January 1999
Property and casualty insurance...............................6331    July 1998
Insurance agencies and brokerages.............................6412    January 2003
Operators and lessors of nonresidential buildings.............6512    January 1996
Real estate agents and managers...............................6531    January 1996
Prepackaged software..........................................7372    January 1998
Data processing services......................................7374    January 2002
Home health care services.....................................8082    January 1997
Legal services................................................8111    January 1997
Engineering design, analysis, and consulting services.........8711    January 1997
Architectural design, analysis, and consulting services.......8712    January 1997
Premiums for property and casualty insurance..................9331    July 1998
                                                         
                                                              NAICS            
New industrial building construction..........................236211  January 2008
New warehouse building construction...........................236221  July 2005
New school construction.......................................236222  July 2006
New office construction.......................................236223  January 2007
New health care building construction.........................236224  January 2013
Concrete contractors, nonresidential building work............23811X  July 2008
Roofing contractors, nonresidential building work.............23816X  July 2008
Electrical contractors, nonresidential building work..........23821X  July 2008
Plumbing / HVAC contractors, nonresidential building work.....23822X  July 2008
Merchant wholesalers, durable goods...........................423     July 2005
Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods........................424     July 2005
Wholesale trade agents and brokers............................425120  July 2005
Furniture and home furnishings stores.........................442     January 2004
Electronics and appliance stores..............................443     January 2004
Building  material and garden equipment and supplies dealers..444     January 2004
Clothing and clothing accessories stores......................448     January 2004
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores.................451     January 2004
General merchandise stores....................................452     January 2004
Miscellaneous store retailers.................................453     January 2004
Internet service providers....................................518111  July 2005
Internet publishing and web search portals....................519130  January 2010
Commercial banking............................................522110  January 2005
Savings institutions..........................................522120  January 2005
Direct health and medical insurance carriers..................524114  July 2004
Construction, mining, and forestry machinery and equipment 
rental and leasing............................................532412  January 2005
Management consulting services................................541610  January 2007
Security guards and patrol services...........................561612  July 2005
Computer training.............................................611420  July 2007
Offices of dentists...........................................621210  January 2011
Blood and organ banks.........................................621991  January 2007
Amusement and theme parks.....................................713110  July 2006
Golf courses and country clubs................................713910  July 2006
Fitness and recreational sports centers.......................713940  July 2005
Commercial machinery repair and maintenance...................811310  July 2007
                                     
                                  Weights

     Weights for most traditional commodity groupings of the PPI, as well
as weights for commodity-based aggregate indexes calculated using traditional 
commodity groupings, such as stage-of-processing indexes, currently reflect
2007 values of shipments as reported in the Census of Manufactures and 
other sources. From January 2007 through December 2011, PPI weights were 
derived from 2002 shipment values.  Industry indexes now are calculated 
under the 2012 NAICS structure utilizing with 2007 value of shipment weights and 
2002 net output ratios.  The periodic update of the value weights used to calculate 
the PPI is done to more accurately reflect changes in production and marketing 
patterns in the economy.  Net output values of shipments are used as weights for 
industry indexes.  Net output values refer to the value of shipments from 
establishments within the industry to buyers outside the industry.  However, 
weights for commodity price indexes are based on gross shipment values, including 
values of shipments between establishments within the same industry.  As a result, 
broad commodity grouping indexes, such as the PPI for All Commodities (which is 
comprised of major commodity groupings 01 through 15), are affected by the multiple 
counting of price change at successive stages of processing, which can lead to 
exaggerated or misleading signals about inflation.  Stage-of-processing indexes 
partially correct for this defect, but industry indexes consistently correct for 
this at all levels of aggregation.  Therefore, industry and stage-of-processing
indexes are more appropriate than broad commodity groupings for economic
analysis of general price trends.
     
                        Price Index Reference Base
                                     
     Effective with publication of January 1988 data, many important PPI
series (including stage-of-processing groupings and most commodity groups
and individual items) were placed on a new reference base, 1982 = 100.
From 1971 through 1987, the standard reference base for most PPI series was
1967 = 100.  Except for rounding differences, the shift to the new
reference base did not alter any previously published percent changes for
affected PPI series.  (See "Calculating Index Changes," below.)  The 1982
reference base is not used for commodity indexes with a base later than
December 1981 or for industry net output indexes and their products.

     For further information on the underlying concepts and methodology of
the Producer Price Index, see chapter 14, "Producer Prices," in BLS
Handbook of Methods (July 2010).  This document can be
downloaded from the BLS Web site at (www.bls.gov/opub/hom/homch14.htm).

                         Calculating Index Changes
                                     
     Each PPI measures price changes from a reference period that equals
100.0.  An increase of 5.5 percent from the reference period in the
Finished Goods Price Index, for example, is shown as 105.5.  This change
also can be expressed in dollars, as follows:  prices received by domestic
producers of a sample of finished goods have risen from $100 in 1982 to
$105.50.  Likewise, a current index of 90.0 would indicate that prices
received by producers of finished goods are 10 percent lower than they were
in 1982.

     Movements of price indexes from one month to another are usually
expressed as percent changes, rather than as changes in index points.
Index point changes are affected by the level of the index in relation to
its base period, whereas percent changes are not.  The following example
shows the computation of index point and percent changes.
     
          Index point change
     Finished Goods Price Index        107.5
     Less previous index               104.0
     Equals index point change           3.5

          Index percent change
     Index point change 3.5
     Divided by the previous index     104.0
     Equals                              0.034
     Result multiplied by 100            0.034 x 100
     Equals percent change               3.4


                  Seasonally Adjusted and Unadjusted Data

     Because price data are used for different purposes by different
groups, BLS publishes seasonally adjusted and unadjusted changes each
month.  Seasonally adjusted data are preferred for analyzing general price
trends in the economy because these data eliminate the effect of changes
that normally occur at about the same time, and in about the same
magnitude, every year-such as price movements resulting from normal weather
patterns, regular production and marketing cycles, model changeovers,
seasonal discounts, and holidays.  For these reasons, seasonally adjusted
data more clearly reveal underlying cyclical trends.  Unadjusted data are
of primary interest to users who need information that can be related to
actual dollar values of transactions.  Individuals requiring this
information include marketing specialists, purchasing agents, budget and
cost analysts, contract specialists, and commodity traders.  It is the
unadjusted data that are generally cited when escalating long-term
contracts such as purchasing agreements or real estate leases.  For more
information, see Escalation and Producer Price Indexes: A Guide for
Contracting Parties, BLS Report 807, September 1991, on the Web at
(www.bls.gov/ppi/ppiescalation.htm).  

     In 1998, the PPI implemented the X-12-ARIMA Seasonal Adjustment
Method; prior to that year, the PPI employed the X-11 method.  Each year,
the seasonal status of most commodity indexes is reevaluated to reflect
more recent price behavior.  Industry net output indexes are not seasonally
adjusted.  For time series that exhibit seasonal pricing patterns, new
seasonal factors are estimated and applied to the unadjusted data for the
previous 5 years.  These updated seasonally adjusted indexes replace the
most recent 5 years of seasonal data.

     Seasonal factors may be applied to series using either a direct or an
aggregative method.  Generally, commodity indexes are seasonally adjusted
using direct seasonal adjustment, which produces a more complete
elimination of seasonal movements than does the aggregative method.
However, the direct seasonal adjustment process may not yield figures that
possess additive consistency.  Thus, a seasonally adjusted index for a
broad category that is directly adjusted may not be logically consistent
with all seasonally adjusted indexes for its components.  Seasonal
movements for stage-of-processing indexes are derived indirectly through an
aggregative method that combines movements of a wide variety of subproduct
class (six-digit) series.

     Seasonally adjusted indexes can become problematic when previously
stable and predictable price patterns abruptly change.  If the new pattern
persists, the seasonal adjustment method will eventually reflect it
adequately; if the pattern keeps shifting, however, seasonally adjusted
data will become chronically troublesome.  This problem occurs relatively
infrequently for farm and food-related products, but has more often
affected manufactured products such as automobiles and steel.

     Since January 1988, the PPI has used Intervention Analysis Seasonal
Adjustment methods to enhance the calculation of seasonal factors.  With
this technique, outlier values that may distort the seasonal pattern are
removed from the data prior to applying the standard seasonal factor
estimation procedure.  For example, a possible economic cause for large
price movements for petroleum-based products might have been the Persian
Gulf War.  In this case, intervention techniques allowed for better
estimates of seasonally adjusted data.  On the whole, very few series have
required intervention.  Out of over 300 seasonally adjusted series, only
27 were subject to intervention in 2011.

     For more information relating to seasonal adjustment methods, see (1)
"Appendix A: Seasonal Adjustment Methodology at BLS," in the BLS Handbook
of Methods (July 2010) and (2) "Summary of Changes to the
PPI's Seasonal Adjustment Methodology" in the January 1995 issue of
Producer Price Indexes.

                 Producer Price Index Data on the Internet

     In 1995, the BLS began posting PPI series, news releases, and
technical information to both a World Wide Web (WWW) site and a file
transfer protocol (FTP) site.  During the years following the introduction
of PPI Internet services, use of these sites eclipsed more traditional
methods of data dissemination, such as subscriptions to the PPI Detailed
Report.  There were more than 2.1 million instances of PPI series being
downloaded from the Internet during the 12 months ended December 31, 2008.

                 Retrieving PPI data from the PPI Web site
                                     
     PPI data can be obtained from the WWW address (www.bls.gov/ppi).
Clicking on the "PPI Databases" link reveals the following methods of data 
retrieval:
     
     Top picks is a form-based application for both industry Data and 
Commodity Data that allows the user to quickly obtain PPI time series data 
by selecting the most commonly requested time series, including the All 
Commodities Index and the stage-of-processing indexes (for example, Finished 
Goods).  Within each list, any one-or all-of the time series shown can be 
selected.  A user can modify the date range and output options after executing 
the query, using the reformat button above the data output table.

     One-Screen Data Search and Multi-Screen Data Search are form-based query 
applications for both Industry Data and Commodity Data designed for users 
unfamiliar with the PPI coding structure.  These applications guide a user 
through the PPI classification system by listing index titles and does not 
require knowledge of commodity or industry codes.  Data retrieved are based on 
a query formulated by selecting data characteristics from lists provided.  Two 
options are available to create customized tables, depending on a user's browser 
capability.  The one-screen option is a JavaScript application that uses a 
single screen to guide a user through the available time series data.  The 
second option is a multiple-screen, non-Java-based application.  Both methods 
allow a user to browse the PPI coding structure and select multiple series codes.  
Users can modify the date range and output options after executing the query 
using the reformat button above the data output table.

     Series Report is a form-based application that uses formatted PPI time
series identifiers (commodity or industry codes) as input in extracting
data according to a specified set of date ranges and output options.  This
application provides the most efficient path for users who are familiar
with the format of PPI time series identifiers.  Up to 300 indexes can be
extracted at a time.

     There are five alphabetic prefixes used to create unique PPI time
series identifiers:  WP, WD, PC, PD, and ND.  Each provides the user access
to a different PPI database.  Adding either a "u" (not seasonally adjusted)
or an "s" (seasonally adjusted) to the end of these prefixes further
specifies the type of data needed.

     For commodity and stage-of-processing indexes, series identifiers
combine a "wpu" prefix (not seasonally adjusted) or a "wps" prefix
(seasonally adjusted) with a commodity code.
  
Commodity code            Provides data for:
wps141101                 Passenger cars, seasonally adjusted
wpu141101                 Passenger cars, not seasonally adjusted
wpusop3000                Finished goods, not seasonally adjusted
     
     For discontinued commodity indexes, series identifiers combine a "wdu"
prefix (not seasonally adjusted) or a "wds" prefix (seasonally adjusted)
with a commodity code.
     
Commodity code            Provides data for:
wds019                    Other farm products, seasonally adjusted
wdu0635                   Preparations, ethical (prescription), not seasonally
                          adjusted
wdusi138011               Stainless steel mill products, not seasonally adjusted
     
     Current price indexes grouped by industry according to NAICS have series 
identifiers that begin with the prefix "pcu." After the prefix, there are 12 
digits (the 6-digit industry code is listed twice) followed by up to 7 
alphanumeric characters identifying product detail.  Dashes are used as 
placeholders for higher-level industry group codes.

Industry-product code,
current NAICS series       Provides data for:
pcu325---325---            Chemical manufacturing, not seasonally
                           adjusted
pcu336110336110            Automobile and light duty motor vehicle
                           manufacturing
pcu621111621111411         Offices of physicians, one- and two-physician practices and
                           single-specialty group practices, general/family practice
pcu325412325412A           Pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing, pharmaceuticals 
                           acting on the respiratory system                    
  
     Discontinued industry-product codes based on SIC combine a "pdu"
prefix and "#" between the fourth and fifth characters of the product code.
Series identifiers for the discontinued dataset use underscores as
placeholders to complete a reference to an SIC industry group code of fewer
than four digits.  (All PPI industry-based indexes organized by SIC were
discontinued with the introduction of NAICS.)
  
Industry-product code,
discontinued SIC series    Provides data for:
pdu28__#                   Chemicals and allied products, not seasonally adjusted
pdu331_#                   Blast furnaces, steel works, and rolling and
                           finishing mills, not seasonally adjusted
pdu3711#111                Passenger cars
  
     Price indexes for discontinued series grouped by industry according to
NAICS have series identifiers that begin with the prefix "ndu." After the
prefix, there are 12 numeric digits (the 6-digit industry code is listed
twice), and up to 7 additional alphanumeric characters that identify
product detail.  Dashes are used as placeholders for higher-level industry
group codes.
  
Industry-product code,
discontinued NAICS series  Provides data for:
ndu212231212231            Lead ore and zinc ore mining
ndu2122312122312           Lead and zinc concentrates
ndu212231212231214         Lead concentrates

     Text Files (FTP) and the FTP server are best suited for users requiring
access to either a large volume of time series data or other PPI-related
documentation (such as seasonal factor and relative importance tables).
The FTP site can be accessed at ftp://ftp.bls.gov or directly from the
links on the "PPI Databases" page or the PPI homepage.  Data and
documentation available for download include the following:

                                      Directory:
Industry Data                         /pub/time.series/pc
Industry Data - Discontinued           
		NAICS basis	      /pub/time.series/nd
		SIC basis             /pub/time.series/pd
Commodity Data                        /pub/time.series/wp
Commodity Data, Discontinued        
                Series                /pub/time.series/wd
Special requests                      /pub/special.requests/ppi
Latest news release                   /pub/news.release/ppi.txt

     The FTP site maintains files to help with searches and downloads.
These files are centrally located in the /pub/doc directory.  Within this
directory, the overview.txt file contains an overview relating to all BLS
data available through the FTP site.  For current commodity-based PPI data,
the program help file is wp.txt; for discontinued commodity series, wd.txt;
for current industry-based PPI data based on NAICS, pc.txt; for industry-
based SIC time series that have been discontinued, pd.txt; and for industry-
based NAICS series that have been discontinued, nd.txt.
      
     Users who prefer downloading PPI datasets as individual ZIP files
should go to the directory labeled /pub/time.series/compressed/tape.format/
on the FTP site.  This directory includes six PPI-specific ZIP files, one
for each of the PPI databases-WP, WD, PC, ND, and PD-and a ZIP file for the
annual 5-year revision to historical seasonal PPIs.
                                     
                         Other Sources of PPI Data

     PPI data can also be accessed via the BLS homepage (www.bls.gov).
Clicking on the "Databases & Tools" link at the top of the homepage
calls up a chart listing all available BLS programs.  

                          Additional information

     The PPI homepage (www.bls.gov/ppi) contains additional information
regarding PPI data and methodology.  The top section of the homepage
provides PPI news releases, both current and archived, as well as general
PPI information.  The "Tables Created by BLS" section found beneath the
statistics section provides relative importance and seasonal factor tables.
The remaining sections offer special notices and publications pertaining to
PPI methodology and applications.
     
     For questions or comments regarding PPI data classification,
methodology, or data availability on the Internet, call or e-mail the
Section of Index Analysis and Public Information at (202) 691-7705 or ppi-
info@bls.gov.



Table 1. Producer price indexes and percent changes by stage of processing
[1982=100]
Grouping Relative
importance
Dec.
2012(1)
Unadjusted index Unadjusted
percent
change to
July 2013 from:
Seasonally adjusted
percent change from:
Mar.
2013(2)
June
2013(2)
July
2013(2)
July
2012
June
2013
Apr. to
May
May to
June
June to
July

Finished goods

100.000 196.6 197.6 197.3 2.1 -0.2 0.5 0.8 0.0

Finished consumer goods

73.334 210.3 211.7 211.4 2.7 -0.1 0.6 1.1 0.0

Finished consumer foods

18.957 203.5 204.0 203.5 2.7 -0.2 0.6 0.2 0.0

Crude

1.345 198.5 179.0 181.6 11.5 1.5 10.2 -8.3 2.1

Processed

17.612 204.1 206.4 205.6 2.1 -0.4 0.0 0.9 -0.1

Finished consumer goods, excluding foods

54.377 211.5 213.3 213.0 2.7 -0.1 0.6 1.3 0.0

Nondurable goods less foods

40.640 238.0 240.8 240.6 3.5 -0.1 0.8 1.7 0.0

Durable goods

13.736 152.2 151.8 151.4 0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Capital equipment

26.666 163.8 163.9 163.7 0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Manufacturing industries

6.090 166.2 166.3 166.3 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Nonmanufacturing industries

20.576 162.9 162.9 162.7 0.5 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Intermediate materials, supplies, and components

100.000 201.5 201.8 201.4 1.3 -0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.0

Materials and components for manufacturing

44.688 189.8 188.3 187.4 0.4 -0.5 -0.6 0.2 -0.4

Materials for food manufacturing

3.373 198.1 201.8 200.7 1.8 -0.5 0.5 1.1 -0.3

Materials for nondurable manufacturing

15.927 247.7 243.7 241.5 1.3 -0.9 -1.3 0.4 -0.9

Materials for durable manufacturing

9.223 197.1 193.4 192.2 -2.4 -0.6 -1.7 -0.3 -0.4

Components for manufacturing

16.165 149.0 149.2 149.2 0.9 0.0 0.3 -0.1 0.0

Materials and components for construction

9.441 222.7 222.6 222.6 1.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Processed fuels and lubricants

20.313 209.1 212.8 212.5 1.8 -0.1 0.7 2.1 0.3

Manufacturing industries

5.349 202.6 209.6 208.9 -2.2 -0.3 1.2 1.8 -0.2

Nonmanufacturing industries

14.964 212.0 214.5 214.4 3.2 0.0 0.6 2.2 0.4

Containers

2.551 210.5 214.9 214.9 4.2 0.0 0.5 1.3 0.0

Supplies

23.007 191.9 192.7 193.5 2.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.5

Manufacturing industries

2.880 184.9 185.4 185.9 1.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.3

Nonmanufacturing industries

20.127 191.4 192.2 193.1 2.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.4

Feeds

1.948 240.9 240.5 255.7 9.8 6.3 3.0 0.1 6.1

Other supplies

18.179 189.0 189.9 189.6 1.7 -0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Crude materials for further processing

100.000 248.7 252.1 254.5 9.3 1.0 2.2 0.0 1.2

Foodstuffs and feedstuffs

38.569 206.3 208.5 205.3 4.6 -1.5 2.1 -0.3 -1.1

Nonfood materials

61.431 267.8 272.1 278.7 12.2 2.4 2.2 0.3 2.7

Nonfood materials except fuel(3)

46.403 329.5 325.2 340.6 9.7 4.7 1.4 0.8 5.0

Manufacturing(3)

44.535 311.8 307.5 322.6 10.1 4.9 1.5 0.9 5.2

Construction

1.868 216.2 216.2 217.5 1.8 0.6 -0.3 0.7 0.4

Crude fuel(4)

15.028 160.8 179.3 171.3 21.1 -4.5 4.5 -1.4 -4.1

Manufacturing industries

0.561 192.8 204.4 200.8 10.6 -1.8 2.6 -1.2 -1.1

Nonmanufacturing industries

14.467 162.9 182.1 173.7 21.5 -4.6 4.6 -1.4 -4.3

Special groupings

Finished goods, excluding foods

(5)81.043 194.1 195.2 195.0 2.0 -0.1 0.5 0.9 0.0

Intermediate materials less foods and feeds

(6)91.809 201.1 201.2 200.7 1.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.6 -0.1

Intermediate foods and feeds

(6)8.191 204.6 207.3 209.4 3.8 1.0 1.1 0.7 1.2

Crude materials less agricultural products(3)(7)

(8)58.059 267.8 272.9 280.0 13.4 2.6 2.1 0.3 2.8

Finished energy goods

(5)22.026 192.9 196.6 195.7 4.0 -0.5 1.3 2.9 -0.2

Finished goods less energy

(5)77.974 188.9 189.1 189.0 1.6 -0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Finished consumer goods less energy

(5)51.308 201.2 201.5 201.4 2.1 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1

Finished goods less foods and energy

(5)59.017 184.7 184.8 184.8 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1

Finished consumer goods less foods and energy

(5)32.350 200.3 200.4 200.6 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Consumer nondurable goods less foods and energy

(5)18.614 244.5 245.1 246.1 2.9 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3

Intermediate energy goods

(6)21.600 213.9 216.4 216.2 1.5 -0.1 0.5 2.0 0.3

Intermediate materials less energy

(6)78.400 195.7 195.5 195.1 1.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 -0.2

Intermediate materials less foods and energy

(6)70.210 194.6 194.0 193.4 1.0 -0.3 -0.4 0.1 -0.3

Crude energy materials(3)

(8)37.237 226.6 239.7 249.1 21.7 3.9 5.0 0.3 4.0

Crude materials less energy

(8)62.763 248.1 245.4 242.4 2.2 -1.2 0.5 -0.2 -0.8

Crude nonfood materials less energy(4)

(8)24.194 367.1 350.1 347.5 -1.9 -0.7 -2.3 0.1 -0.3

Footnotes
(1) Comprehensive relative importance figures are initially computed after the publication of December indexes and are recalculated after final December indexes are available. Individual items and subtotals may not add exactly to totals because of rounding differences.
(2) The indexes for March 2013 have been recalculated to incorporate late reports and corrections by respondents. All indexes are subject to revision 4 months after original publication.
(3) Includes crude petroleum.
(4) Excludes crude petroleum.
(5) Percent of total finished goods.
(6) Percent of total intermediate materials.
(7) Formerly titled "Crude materials for further processing, excluding crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs, plant and animal fibers, oilseeds, and leaf tobacco."
(8) Percent of total crude materials.


Table 2. Producer price indexes and percent changes for selected commodity groupings by stage of processing
[1982=100, unless otherwise indicated]
Grouping Commodity
code
Unadjusted index Unadjusted
percent change to
July 2013 from:
Seasonally adjusted percent
change from:
Mar.
2013(1)
June
2013(1)
July
2013(1)
July
2012
June
2013
Apr. to
May
May to
June
June to
July

Finished goods

196.6 197.6 197.3 2.1 -0.2 0.5 0.8 0.0

Finished consumer goods

210.3 211.7 211.4 2.7 -0.1 0.6 1.1 0.0

Finished consumer foods

203.5 204.0 203.5 2.7 -0.2 0.6 0.2 0.0

Fresh fruits and melons(2)

01-11

126.9 115.6 114.4 0.9 -1.0 4.3 -5.6 -1.0

Fresh and dry vegetables(2)

01-13

202.8 191.2 192.9 24.5 0.9 5.7 -0.2 0.9

Eggs for fresh use (Dec 1991=100)

01-71-07

153.3 118.1 141.3 11.1 19.6 41.6 -26.8 15.4

Bakery products

02-11

266.4 266.1 266.3 2.1 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.1

Milled rice(2)

02-13

209.4 211.2 211.3 6.7 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Pasta products (June 1985=100)

02-14-02

203.6 204.5 204.4 -0.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.1

Beef and veal

02-21-01

199.1 212.4 198.2 -3.1 -6.7 1.0 4.7 -3.1

Pork

02-21-04

149.4 158.5 169.8 8.9 7.1 1.3 6.3 5.6

Processed young chickens

02-22-03

174.8 176.3 175.9 6.8 -0.2 -1.9 1.9 0.6

Processed turkeys

02-22-06

140.7 143.4 144.8 2.0 1.0 -0.2 0.2 1.3

Finfish and shellfish

02-23

299.4 295.5 304.3 7.1 3.0 4.3 -1.2 1.8

Dairy products

02-3

195.6 200.1 198.1 6.4 -1.0 1.7 -0.8 -2.1

Processed fruits and vegetables

02-4

193.6 194.4 194.7 1.2 0.2 0.5 -0.2 0.1

Confectionery end products(2)

02-55

265.1 266.9 266.0 2.5 -0.3 0.2 0.3 -0.3

Soft drinks(2)

02-62

196.3 194.3 193.7 0.8 -0.3 -1.9 0.8 -0.3

Roasted coffee(2)

02-63-01

200.7 199.3 194.5 -8.8 -2.4 0.3 0.8 -2.4

Shortening and cooking oils

02-78

283.6 275.5 281.4 -5.1 2.1 -2.7 0.8 2.4

Frozen specialties(2)

02-85

185.5 185.7 185.7 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Finished consumer goods excluding foods

211.5 213.3 213.0 2.7 -0.1 0.6 1.3 0.0

Alcoholic beverages

02-61

190.6 189.5 189.2 1.2 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Pet food

02-94-02

247.9 248.6 248.6 2.7 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Women's, girls', & infants' apparel (Dec 2003=100)(2)

03-81-06

106.1 105.6 105.4 1.8 -0.2 -0.5 0.1 -0.2

Men's and boys' apparel (Dec 2003=100)(2)

03-81-07

115.5 115.5 113.5 0.7 -1.7 0.2 0.1 -1.7

Textile housefurnishings(2)

03-82

144.2 144.4 144.2 0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Footwear(2)

04-3

183.8 185.9 186.6 4.8 0.4 -0.1 0.8 0.4

Residential electric power (Dec 1990=100)

05-41

161.1 166.5 167.7 3.1 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.2

Residential gas (Dec 1990=100)

05-51

186.5 199.3 198.0 10.2 -0.7 4.0 0.0 -3.9

Gasoline

05-71

303.8 305.5 298.4 3.4 -2.3 1.5 7.2 -0.8

Home heating oil and distillates

05-73-02

280.2 276.1 276.1 4.5 0.0 4.9 6.1 2.4

Pharmaceutical preparations (June 2001=100)

06-38

181.5 182.4 184.7 6.9 1.3 0.3 0.4 1.0

Soaps and detergents(2)

06-71

176.9 177.5 177.4 1.7 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Cleaning and polishing products (June 1983=100)(2)

06-72

170.5 170.2 172.2 2.0 1.2 -0.5 0.1 1.2

Cosmetics and other toilet preparations(2)

06-75

154.5 155.1 154.8 0.8 -0.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.2

Tires, tubes, tread, etc(2)

07-12

157.8 156.0 156.3 -1.9 0.2 -0.4 0.2 0.2

Sanitary paper products(2)

09-15-01

185.3 185.3 185.3 -0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Household furniture(2)

12-1

199.1 199.7 200.2 1.5 0.3 -0.1 0.3 0.3

Floor coverings(2)

12-3

180.8 181.3 181.7 -0.4 0.2 -0.9 0.9 0.2

Household appliances

12-4

116.9 117.1 116.9 -0.6 -0.2 0.3 -0.1 0.0

Home electronic equipment(2)

12-5

50.8 50.6 51.0 -2.7 0.8 -0.6 0.2 0.8

Lawn and garden equip, ex tractors(2)

12-66

142.4 142.4 142.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Silverware and hollowware (Dec 2011=100)(2)

12-6A

100.1 99.3 99.1 -1.1 -0.2 -0.8 0.0 -0.2

Passenger cars

14-11-01

130.9 130.6 129.0 -1.9 -1.2 -0.5 0.8 -1.1

Travel trailers and campers (June 1984=100)(2)

14-16

179.7 184.1 184.0 3.0 -0.1 1.1 -0.1 -0.1

Toys, games, and children's vehicles(2)

15-11

150.2 150.6 150.9 0.3 0.2 -1.1 0.1 0.2

Sporting and athletic goods(2)

15-12

132.9 134.9 134.2 -0.3 -0.5 0.0 0.4 -0.5

Tobacco products(2)

15-2

653.2 658.2 658.3 3.1 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.0

Mobile homes

15-5

256.3 257.5 258.1 4.8 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Jewelry, platinum, & karat gold(2)

15-94-02

247.4 243.9 241.0 1.2 -1.2 -1.0 -0.3 -1.2

Costume jewelry and novelties(2)

15-94-04

169.2 169.6 170.0 3.2 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.2

Capital equipment

163.8 163.9 163.7 0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Agricultural machinery and equipment(2)

11-1

215.1 215.3 215.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2

Construction machinery and equipment

11-2

210.0 210.6 211.1 2.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2

Metal cutting machine tools(2)

11-37

193.1 192.8 194.3 4.4 0.8 -0.2 0.0 0.8

Metal forming machine tools(2)

11-38

213.6 215.3 214.7 3.3 -0.3 0.8 0.2 -0.3

Tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and ind. molds(2)

11-39

150.3 150.3 150.3 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Pumps, compressors, and equipment

11-41

234.7 235.5 235.7 2.2 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0

Industrial material handling equipment(2)

11-44

197.4 197.9 197.8 1.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Electronic computers (Dec 2004=100)(2)

11-51

23.1 22.3 22.3 -9.7 0.0 -1.7 -0.9 0.0

Textile machinery(2)

11-62

172.6 172.7 172.7 2.6 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Paper industries machinery (June 1982=100)(2)

11-64

207.3 208.7 208.8 1.9 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0

Printing trades machinery(2)

11-65

161.0 160.9 161.4 2.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3

Transformers and power regulators(2)

11-74

225.3 223.1 222.0 -0.8 -0.5 0.8 -0.9 -0.5

Communication & related equip (Dec 1985=100)

11-76

106.9 107.2 107.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4

X-ray and electromedical equipment

11-79-05

88.5 88.2 88.3 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Oil field and gas field machinery(2)

11-91

213.2 212.6 212.6 0.5 0.0 -0.5 0.0 0.0

Mining machinery and equipment

11-92

252.0 252.6 253.8 3.0 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.7

Office and store machines and equipment(2)

11-93

117.4 117.6 117.1 -4.6 -0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.4

Commercial furniture(2)

12-2

203.3 205.4 204.8 0.2 -0.3 0.4 0.2 -0.3

Light motor trucks

14-11-05

162.4 161.0 160.1 0.6 -0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1

Heavy motor trucks(2)

14-11-06

207.8 208.7 209.1 1.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2

Truck trailers(2)

14-14

194.6 195.3 195.4 -0.7 0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.1

Civilian aircraft (Dec 1985=100)

14-21-02

255.5 255.7 256.4 1.6 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.2

Ships (Dec 1985=100)(2)

14-31

219.6 219.1 219.1 -0.9 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Railroad equipment(2)

14-4

195.8 198.4 198.4 3.3 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.0

Signs and advertising displays (Dec 1985=100)(2)

15-9A-04

159.7 160.1 160.0 0.4 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Intermediate materials, supplies, and components

201.5 201.8 201.4 1.3 -0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.0

Intermediate foods and feeds

204.6 207.3 209.4 3.8 1.0 1.1 0.7 1.2

Flour(2)

02-12-03

224.9 235.6 230.2 -2.8 -2.3 3.9 0.5 -2.3

Refined sugar and byproducts(2)

02-53

188.9 183.5 182.3 -11.8 -0.7 -1.5 -0.4 -0.7

Confectionery materials

02-54

187.2 188.7 188.8 5.9 0.1 0.4 -0.7 -0.2

Soft drink beverage bases (Dec 1985=100)(2)

02-64-01-11

231.7 231.8 231.8 -0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Processed eggs(2)

02-83

181.2 185.8 186.8 29.5 0.5 4.9 4.3 0.5

Prepared animal feeds

02-9

234.3 234.7 247.5 8.8 5.5 2.1 -0.6 4.9

Intermediate materials less foods and feeds

201.1 201.2 200.7 1.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.6 -0.1

Synthetic fibers(2)

03-1

122.8 124.9 124.3 1.7 -0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.5

Processed yarns and threads(2)

03-2

141.5 142.5 141.3 -0.9 -0.8 0.0 0.4 -0.8

Gray fabrics(2)

03-3

140.1 141.1 143.7 1.8 1.8 -0.2 0.0 1.8

Finished fabrics(2)

03-4

151.3 150.2 150.7 0.7 0.3 -0.5 -0.1 0.3

Industrial textile products(2)

03-83-03

162.4 163.2 163.3 3.0 0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Leather(2)

04-2

280.6 286.7 284.9 10.3 -0.6 1.7 0.2 -0.6

Liquefied petroleum gas(2)

05-32

265.5 243.8 250.4 5.3 2.7 -2.3 -6.1 2.7

Commercial electric power

05-42

183.5 194.5 196.4 3.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 -0.2

Industrial electric power

05-43

199.0 211.7 211.8 -4.4 0.0 0.5 0.8 -0.9

Commercial natural gas (Dec 1990=100)(2)

05-52

183.2 190.3 188.4 9.0 -1.0 1.8 -0.2 -1.0

Industrial natural gas (Dec 1990=100)

05-53

176.3 180.8 175.2 9.1 -3.1 2.6 -0.5 -5.6

Natural gas to electric utilities (Dec 1990=100)

05-54

160.7 175.2 172.8 16.7 -1.4 5.3 2.2 -1.1

Jet fuels

05-72-03

304.7 277.3 281.6 0.4 1.6 -9.3 4.1 0.0

No 2 Diesel fuel

05-73-03

321.0 306.0 311.8 4.4 1.9 0.3 1.1 5.6

Residual fuels(2)

05-74

284.5 268.6 256.9 2.8 -4.4 -1.2 -1.9 -4.4

Basic inorganic chemicals(2)

06-13

282.5 282.0 279.9 -6.1 -0.7 -0.3 -0.9 -0.7

Basic organic chemicals(2)

06-14

316.0 309.3 304.4 3.2 -1.6 -2.6 1.1 -1.6

Prepared paint(2)

06-21

273.7 272.8 274.3 1.1 0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.5

Paint materials(2)

06-22

275.4 272.8 269.4 -11.2 -1.2 0.1 -1.0 -1.2

Medicinal and botanical chemicals(2)

06-31

171.4 174.6 174.1 -2.7 -0.3 2.7 -1.1 -0.3

Fats and oils, inedible(2)

06-4

319.1 317.6 316.9 -8.2 -0.2 -0.7 -1.5 -0.2

Mixed fertilizers(2)

06-51

203.6 202.8 202.7 -1.7 0.0 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Nitrogenates(2)

06-52-01

385.5 392.9 359.5 -5.4 -8.5 4.6 -5.1 -8.5

Phosphates(2)

06-52-02

257.4 254.7 240.0 -7.9 -5.8 0.9 -1.2 -5.8

Other agricultural chemicals(2)

06-53

183.8 183.7 184.1 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2

Plastic resins and materials(2)

06-6

247.1 244.7 244.3 4.5 -0.2 -1.1 0.6 -0.2

Synthetic rubber(2)

07-11-02

244.1 236.8 232.5 -8.6 -1.8 -0.5 -2.8 -1.8

Plastic construction products(2)

07-21

209.4 208.9 207.0 -0.1 -0.9 0.3 0.2 -0.9

Unsupported plastic film, sheet, & other shapes(2)

07-22

213.2 212.7 213.3 0.5 0.3 0.9 -1.6 0.3

Plastic parts and components for manufacturing(2)

07-26

147.3 148.1 148.0 5.1 -0.1 4.4 -0.1 -0.1

Softwood lumber

08-11

216.7 190.4 186.1 9.9 -2.3 -8.2 -5.6 -0.5

Hardwood lumber(2)

08-12

196.1 207.3 208.9 14.5 0.8 3.0 0.7 0.8

Millwork

08-2

224.4 226.0 225.7 4.2 -0.1 0.3 -0.2 -0.2

Plywood(2)

08-3

204.7 205.8 195.9 3.2 -4.8 -1.4 1.9 -4.8

Treated wood (June 1985=100)

08-71-01

206.2 194.6 193.4 8.8 -0.6 -6.7 1.2 0.3

Woodpulp(2)

09-11

179.8 181.0 180.6 -4.5 -0.2 0.1 1.1 -0.2

Paper(2)

09-13

189.8 190.4 191.1 -0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4

Paperboard(2)

09-14

236.8 242.9 243.5 8.3 0.2 1.8 0.8 0.2

Paper boxes and containers(2)

09-15-03

232.5 238.7 238.2 5.9 -0.2 0.6 1.7 -0.2

Building paper and board(2)

09-2

235.3 214.7 201.9 10.8 -6.0 -5.4 -3.6 -6.0

Commercial printing (June 1982=100)(2)

09-47

170.0 169.9 169.9 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Foundry and forge shop products(2)

10-15

208.9 208.2 208.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Steel mill products(2)

10-17

195.2 192.9 193.6 -6.1 0.4 -1.3 -0.7 0.4

Primary nonferrous metals(2)

10-22

213.4 196.7 188.8 -6.5 -4.0 -4.7 -0.4 -4.0

Aluminum mill shapes(2)

10-25-01

178.8 172.4 171.2 -2.3 -0.7 -1.4 -0.1 -0.7

Copper and brass mill shapes(2)

10-25-02

426.6 400.7 391.8 -6.2 -2.2 -2.9 -0.5 -2.2

Titanium mill shapes(2)

10-25-05

170.1 174.6 168.1 -8.9 -3.7 0.1 0.5 -3.7

Nonferrous wire and cable(2)

10-26

262.5 258.6 255.7 -3.9 -1.1 -0.8 0.4 -1.1

Metal containers(2)

10-3

152.5 152.5 152.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3

Hardware(2)

10-4

204.3 204.9 205.4 1.4 0.2 0.3 -0.1 0.2

Plumbing fixtures and brass fittings

10-5

245.0 243.7 248.9 3.1 2.1 0.3 0.0 2.1

Heating equipment(2)

10-6

239.2 239.9 240.2 1.7 0.1 0.5 -0.3 0.1

Fabricated structural metal products

10-7

213.4 213.5 213.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Fabricated ferrous wire products (June 1982=100)

10-88

222.1 221.8 221.7 0.4 0.0 1.0 -0.5 0.0

Other misc metal products(2)

10-89

160.3 160.5 160.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0

Mechanical power transmission equipment(2)

11-45

254.4 256.0 256.3 3.3 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Air conditioning and refrigeration equipment(2)

11-48

175.4 174.0 174.5 2.9 0.3 0.3 -0.5 0.3

Metal valves, ex.fluid power (Dec. 1982=100)

11-49-02

282.2 283.0 284.6 3.1 0.6 0.5 -0.3 0.7

Ball and roller bearings(2)

11-49-05

246.2 247.3 247.3 0.9 0.0 2.0 -1.6 0.0

Wiring devices(2)

11-71

227.7 226.9 228.0 1.6 0.5 -0.1 0.3 0.5

Motors, generators, motor generator sets(2)

11-73

208.2 208.1 208.2 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Switchgear, switchboard, etc, equipment(2)

11-75

216.7 217.2 218.0 2.4 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.4

Electronic components and accessories(2)

11-78

68.5 69.8 69.1 -0.4 -1.0 0.3 0.0 -1.0

Internal combustion engines

11-94

165.2 165.7 166.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2

Machine shop products(2)

11-95

183.4 183.2 183.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Flat glass(2)

13-11

116.8 118.7 118.8 4.5 0.1 2.2 0.3 0.1

Cement(2)

13-22

197.4 200.6 200.5 5.1 0.0 0.7 -0.3 0.0

Concrete products

13-3

218.7 220.7 221.7 3.2 0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.5

Asphalt felts and coatings(2)

13-6

230.3 242.7 245.0 2.9 0.9 1.4 1.4 0.9

Gypsum products(2)

13-7

271.6 273.4 268.9 14.5 -1.6 0.5 -0.2 -1.6

Glass containers

13-8

189.7 190.2 190.4 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Motor vehicle parts(2)

14-12

125.8 125.6 125.6 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Aircraft engines & engine parts (Dec 1985=100)

14-23

215.8 216.0 216.0 1.9 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1

Aircraft parts & aux. equip.,nec (June 1985=100)

14-25

176.8 177.3 177.3 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.7 -0.1

Photographic supplies(2)

15-42

146.3 146.1 146.2 -0.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Medical/surgical/personal aid devices

15-6

175.0 175.0 174.9 1.3 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Crude materials for further processing

248.7 252.1 254.5 9.3 1.0 2.2 0.0 1.2

Crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs

206.3 208.5 205.3 4.6 -1.5 2.1 -0.3 -1.1

Wheat(2)

01-21

208.0 207.3 200.7 -10.4 -3.2 1.3 -1.8 -3.2

Corn

01-22-02

297.5 284.9 274.6 -8.0 -3.6 5.6 -0.4 -0.4

Slaughter cattle(2)

01-31

189.0 181.2 180.8 3.2 -0.2 -1.0 -3.2 -0.2

Slaughter hogs

01-32

96.7 126.9 128.3 8.2 1.1 5.7 12.2 0.4

Slaughter chickens

01-41-02

307.3 312.2 286.0 28.4 -8.4 -0.8 -0.7 -3.2

Slaughter turkeys

01-42

186.9 188.5 189.7 -10.0 0.6 -2.4 -5.7 2.2

Raw milk

01-6

142.8 147.3 142.8 13.1 -3.1 1.9 -2.4 -5.9

Soybeans(2)

01-83-01-31

254.4 265.8 274.6 0.0 3.3 5.0 4.4 3.3

Cane sugar, raw(2)

02-52-01

155.0 147.8 146.0 -17.7 -1.2 -3.5 -1.7 -1.2

Crude nonfood materials

267.8 272.1 278.7 12.2 2.4 2.2 0.3 2.7

Raw cotton(2)

01-51

125.5 126.0 127.3 -0.4 1.0 1.2 -0.1 1.0

Hides and skins(2)

04-1

304.9 316.4 311.3 13.4 -1.6 2.7 0.5 -1.6

Coal

05-1

207.6 210.2 211.1 0.9 0.4 1.0 -1.1 1.2

Natural gas(2)

05-31

144.2 171.0 157.9 36.6 -7.7 6.9 -1.7 -7.7

Crude petroleum

05-61

271.6 277.1 306.5 23.8 10.6 5.5 1.7 10.6

Logs, timber, etc(2)

08-5

236.7 236.3 237.4 3.3 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.5

Wastepaper(2)

09-12

372.4 354.4 374.0 -2.2 5.5 -4.5 1.0 5.5

Iron ore(2)

10-11

122.2 130.0 129.5 -26.8 -0.4 1.9 -1.4 -0.4

Iron and steel scrap(2)

10-12

548.7 495.3 526.6 6.8 6.3 -6.0 -1.8 6.3

Nonferrous metal ores (Dec 1983=100)(2)

10-21

357.5 327.9 305.3 -10.9 -6.9 -7.2 0.7 -6.9

Copper base scrap

10-23-01

604.5 571.7 544.6 -4.9 -4.7 0.3 1.4 -1.3

Aluminum base scrap

10-23-02

235.3 227.0 216.6 -4.4 -4.6 -1.5 2.9 -2.6

Construction sand, gravel, and crushed stone

13-21

277.8 277.9 279.7 1.8 0.6 -0.3 0.7 0.4

Industrial sand

13-99-01

273.9 271.4 270.9 -1.9 -0.2 -0.8 0.4 0.3

Footnotes
(1) The indexes for March 2013 have been recalculated to incorporate late reports and corrections by respondents. All indexes are subject to revision 4 months after original publication.
(2) Not seasonally adjusted.

"-" Data not available.


Table 3. Producer price indexes for selected commodity groupings
[1982=100, unless otherwise indicated]
Grouping Commodity
code
Unadjusted index(1)
Mar.
2013
June
2013
July
2013

All commodities

204.0 204.7 204.6

Major commodity groups

Farm products and processed foods and feeds

206.1 207.4 207.0

Farm products

01

203.8 203.3 200.7

Processed foods and feeds

02

208.0 210.2 210.8

Industrial commodities

203.3 203.9 203.8

Textile products and apparel

03

143.1 143.5 143.5

Hides, skins, leather, and related products

04

216.0 221.3 221.0

Fuels and related products and power

05

211.2 215.2 216.2

Chemicals and allied products

06

282.4 281.1 279.3

Rubber and plastic products

07

189.7 189.2 189.3

Lumber and wood products

08

216.0 213.8 212.5

Pulp, paper, and allied products

09

247.4 248.5 248.8

Metals and metal products

10

216.2 211.9 211.3

Machinery and equipment

11

134.9 135.2 135.3

Furniture and household durables

12

160.5 161.2 161.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

13

215.3 217.0 217.8

Transportation equipment

14

171.6 171.3 170.8

Miscellaneous products

15

239.2 239.7 239.6

Industrial commodities less fuels and related products and power

196.1 195.5 195.1

Other commodity groupings

Fruits and melons, fresh and dry vegetables, and tree nuts

01-1

181.3 170.3 170.5

Grains

01-2

275.4 265.8 257.0

Slaughter livestock

01-3

167.1 172.7 172.8

Slaughter poultry

01-4

276.6 280.6 260.9

Plant and animal fibers

01-5

126.7 127.3 128.6

Chicken eggs

01-7

182.9 146.7 173.7

Hay, hayseeds, and oilseeds

01-8

296.7 307.4 311.8

Oilseeds

01-83

272.9 284.7 292.5

Cereal and bakery products

02-1

251.2 250.5 250.4

Meats, poultry, and fish

02-2

181.7 188.6 187.1

Processed poultry

02-22

162.1 165.8 164.6

Sugar and confectionery

02-5

218.1 217.8 217.1

Beverages and beverage materials

02-6

196.0 194.5 193.8

Packaged beverage materials

02-63

196.5 195.6 191.3

Fats and oils

02-7

284.2 278.0 284.3

Apparel

03-81

138.9 138.6 138.1

Other leather and related products

04-4

169.6 172.6 175.6

Gas fuels

05-3

176.4 196.5 186.0

Electric power

05-4

189.1 198.4 199.7

Refined petroleum products

05-7

303.8 296.6 294.2

Drugs and pharmaceuticals

06-3

436.9 441.7 443.7

Agricultural chemicals and products

06-5

251.2 251.7 243.3

Other chemicals and allied products

06-7

190.5 190.9 190.3

Rubber and rubber products

07-1

186.1 183.9 183.4

Rubber, except natural rubber

07-11

242.9 235.5 231.3

Miscellaneous rubber products

07-13

196.7 196.3 196.6

Plastic products

07-2

198.0 198.1 198.4

Lumber

08-1

204.1 192.7 190.7

Pulp, paper, and products, excluding building paper and board

09-1

215.3 217.7 218.5

Converted paper and paperboard products

09-15

221.2 224.3 224.6

Iron and steel

10-1

228.8 221.8 225.5

Nonferrous metals

10-2

253.5 242.5 234.9

Nonferrous mill shapes

10-25

206.3 198.3 195.8

Metalworking machinery and equipment

11-3

181.8 182.5 182.8

General purpose machinery and equipment

11-4

217.9 218.0 218.4

Special industry machinery

11-6

193.9 194.5 194.7

Electrical machinery and equipment

11-7

113.4 114.0 113.9

Miscellaneous machinery and equipment

11-9

176.7 176.8 177.0

Other household durable goods

12-6

185.2 185.7 185.7

Concrete ingredients

13-2

243.7 244.9 246.0

Motor vehicles and equipment

14-1

143.3 142.8 142.2

Toys, sporting goods, small arms, etc

15-1

152.8 154.3 154.4

Photographic equipment and supplies

15-4

127.2 127.2 127.2

Other miscellaneous products

15-9

177.8 177.1 176.6

Footnotes
(1) Data for March 2013 have been revised to reflect the availability of late reports and corrections by respondents. All data are subject to revision 4 months after original publication.


Table 4. Producer price indexes for the net output of selected industries and industry groups, not seasonally adjusted
Industry(1) Industry
code
Index
base
Index Percent change
to July 2013 from:
Mar. 2013(2) June 2013(2) July 2013(2) July 2012 June 2013

Total mining, utilities, and manufacturing industries

12/06

122.2 122.7 122.6 1.7 -0.1

Total mining industries

12/84

230.7 236.7 242.7 13.5 2.5

Oil and gas extraction

211

12/85

248.9 261.6 273.1 24.5 4.4

Mining (except oil & gas)

212

12/03

225.4 222.8 220.4 -2.4 -1.1

Mining support activities

213

06/09

120.5 120.3 121.8 4.5 1.2

Utilities

221

12/03

132.2 138.5 139.4 3.6 0.6

Total manufacturing industries

12/84

194.5 194.3 194.0 1.5 -0.2

Food mfg

311

12/84

200.9 203.3 203.1 2.5 -0.1

Beverage & tobacco mfg

312

12/03

135.0 134.9 134.8 1.7 -0.1

Textile mills

313

12/84

128.7 128.2 128.5 0.6 0.2

Textile product mills

314

12/03

126.7 127.4 127.5 1.0 0.1

Apparel manufacturing

315

12/03

109.1 109.2 109.1 1.6 -0.1

Leather and allied product manufacturing

316

12/84

173.8 175.2 176.2 5.0 0.6

Wood product manufacturing

321

12/03

122.3 120.7 119.5 6.2 -1.0

Paper manufacturing

322

12/03

133.1 134.6 134.8 2.5 0.1

Printing and related support activities

323

12/03

112.0 112.1 112.1 0.3 0.0

Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

324

12/84

372.3 365.3 362.9 1.6 -0.7

Chemical mfg

325

12/84

265.0 265.6 264.3 1.8 -0.5

Plastics and rubber products mfg

326

12/84

184.1 184.7 185.1 2.1 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral product mfg

327

12/84

184.6 185.7 186.2 3.1 0.3

Primary metal mfg

331

12/84

200.9 196.9 196.0 -4.3 -0.5

Fabricated metal product mfg

332

12/84

186.4 186.3 186.5 0.5 0.1

Machinery mfg

333

12/03

127.6 127.8 128.0 1.3 0.2

Computer & electronic product mfg

334

12/03

89.2 89.5 89.5 0.0 0.0

Electrical equipment, appliance & component mfg

335

12/03

139.0 138.5 138.5 0.1 0.0

Transportation equipment mfg

336

12/03

115.8 115.6 115.3 0.5 -0.3

Furniture & related product mfg

337

12/84

186.7 188.1 188.0 1.4 -0.1

Miscellaneous mfg

339

12/03

118.6 118.7 118.5 0.8 -0.2

Total trade industries

12/06

121.4 121.1 121.2 2.4 0.1

Total wholesale trade industries

12/06

125.2 124.9 125.2 2.6 0.2

Merchant wholesalers, durable goods

423

06/04

123.2 124.5 125.8 1.5 1.0

Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods

424

06/05

151.8 149.2 148.0 4.1 -0.8

Wholesale trade agents and brokers

425

06/05

128.5 129.6 129.4 -0.2 -0.2

Total retail trade industries

12/06

118.9 118.5 118.6 2.3 0.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

441

12/03

131.5 132.3 132.1 0.1 -0.2

Furniture and home furnishings stores

442

12/03

130.4 132.3 130.9 4.0 -1.1

Electronics and appliance stores

443

12/03

75.7 86.0 85.2 10.2 -0.9

Bldg material and garden equip and supp dealers

444

12/03

136.9 138.3 137.8 8.2 -0.4

Food and beverage stores

445

12/99

169.0 165.9 169.1 4.1 1.9

Health and personal care stores

446

12/03

142.4 143.8 145.8 7.8 1.4

Gasoline stations

447

06/01

84.1 86.7 89.2 8.5 2.9

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

448

12/03

125.9 118.4 113.1 -3.6 -4.5

Sporting goods hobby, book and music stores

451

12/03

113.7 113.3 114.1 -1.3 0.7

General merchandise stores

452

12/03

127.1 124.4 124.6 -0.9 0.2

Florists

4531

12/03

107.4 106.9 107.7 0.5 0.7

Office supplies, stationery and gift stores

4532

12/03

135.5 135.6 135.5 -2.5 -0.1

Manufactured (mobile) home dealers

45393

12/03

112.5 107.7 115.4 2.6 7.1

Nonstore retailers

454

12/03

149.5 150.4 147.0 -0.3 -2.3

Transportation and warehousing industries

12/06

126.3 125.8 125.8 1.5 0.0

Transportation industries

12/06

123.5 123.0 123.1 1.0 0.1

Air transportation

481

12/92

229.3 227.5 228.9 -0.5 0.6

Rail transportation

482

12/96

182.4 182.6 182.6 2.5 0.0

Water transportation

483

12/03

136.3 135.0 135.8 -1.1 0.6

Truck transportation

484

12/03

132.9 132.5 132.3 1.8 -0.2

Pipeline transportation of crude oil

486110

06/86

225.2 230.1 237.1 6.4 3.0

Refined petroleum product pipeline transport

486910

06/86

170.0 169.8 174.7 3.1 2.9

Transportation support activities

488

12/03

117.5 117.4 116.0 0.5 -1.2

Delivery and warehouse industries

12/06

136.1 135.7 135.4 3.8 -0.2

U.S. Postal Service

491

06/89

203.0 203.0 203.0 3.6 0.0

Couriers and messengers

492

12/03

189.7 189.1 188.1 4.8 -0.5

Warehousing and storage

493

12/06

100.7 99.2 99.5 -0.3 0.3

Services less trade, transportation, and warehousing(3)

12/06

110.2 110.7 110.8 1.7 0.1

Information

12/06

102.9 103.0 103.0 0.4 0.0

Publishing industries, except Internet

511

12/03

112.2 112.9 112.4 1.0 -0.4

Broadcasting, except Internet

515

12/03

119.2 120.0 116.7 2.8 -2.8

Telecommunications

517

12/03

101.8 101.6 102.0 0.3 0.4

Data processing and related services

5182

12/03

102.6 102.6 102.6 -0.2 0.0

Internet publishing and web search portals

519130

12/09

94.3 93.9 93.8 -3.6 -0.1

Selected health care industries

12/06

116.8 116.2 116.5 1.2 0.3

Offices of physicians

6211

12/96

133.8 133.3 133.8 0.4 0.4

Offices of dentists

6212

06/10

105.3 106.0 105.8 1.8 -0.2

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

6215

12/03

107.7 107.0 106.8 -1.5 -0.2

Home health care services

6216

12/96

131.1 130.1 130.1 -0.2 0.0

Blood and organ banks

621991

06/06

115.4 115.3 115.4 0.3 0.1

Hospitals

622

12/92

185.5 184.2 184.7 1.7 0.3

Nursing care facilities

6231

12/03

131.6 131.5 131.9 1.1 0.3

Residential mental retardation facilities

62321

12/03

145.9 145.6 146.8 5.2 0.8

Other selected services less trade, transportation, and warehousing industries

12/06

109.4 110.2 110.4 2.2 0.2

Depository credit intermediation

5221

12/03

103.6 105.0 103.6 -0.7 -1.3

Security, commodity contracts and like activity

523

12/03

133.8 138.9 140.0 9.0 0.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

524

12/03

123.8 123.8 124.0 1.1 0.2

Lessors of nonres bldg (exc miniwarehouse)

53112

12/03

111.3 112.3 112.3 2.0 0.0

Lessors of miniwarehouse and self storage units

53113

12/03

116.1 117.7 119.0 2.2 1.1

Offices of real estate agents and brokers

5312

12/03

103.0 105.7 105.6 6.0 -0.1

Real estate property managers

53131

12/03

108.4 109.7 109.5 1.7 -0.2

Offices of real estate appraisers

531320

12/03

99.1 98.2 98.3 -0.8 0.1

Automotive equipment rental and leasing

5321

06/01

142.7 130.7 135.4 -0.3 3.6

Other heavy machinery rental and leasing

532412

12/03

121.9 123.0 124.7 6.9 1.4

Legal services

5411

12/96

186.9 187.4 187.9 2.7 0.3

Offices of certified public accountants

541211

12/03

113.1 114.1 113.6 1.2 -0.4

Other accounting services

541219

12/03

107.5 107.7 108.4 2.3 0.6

Architectural, engineering and related services

5413

12/96

149.0 149.1 149.4 1.0 0.2

Management and technical consulting services

5416

06/06

112.5 112.4 112.6 1.4 0.2

Advertising agencies

54181

12/03

109.0 108.7 109.1 1.4 0.4

Employment services

5613

12/96

127.9 128.5 128.9 1.8 0.3

Travel agencies

56151

12/03

101.7 101.7 102.0 0.5 0.3

Security guards and patrol services

561612

12/04

109.5 109.6 109.8 0.5 0.2

Janitorial services

56172

12/03

114.2 114.7 115.1 1.2 0.3

Waste collection

5621

12/03

123.8 123.5 123.8 1.7 0.2

Computer training

61142

06/06

113.9 113.9 115.5 1.6 1.4

Amusement and theme parks

71311

06/06

138.7 140.9 140.4 2.9 -0.4

Golf courses and country clubs

71391

12/05

111.8 113.8 113.5 1.4 -0.3

Fitness and recreational sports centers

71394

12/04

100.8 101.8 101.6 -0.8 -0.2

Accommodation

721

12/96

150.7 150.8 154.0 4.1 2.1

Commercial machinery repair and maintenance

8113

06/06

119.6 119.6 119.6 1.6 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Indexes in this table are derived from the net-output-weighted industry price indexes. Because of differences in coverage and aggregation methodology, they will generally not match the movements of similarly titled indexes which are derived from traditional commodity groupings.
(2) The indexes for March 2013 have been recalculated to incorporate late reports and corrections by respondents. All indexes are subject to revision 4 months after original publication.
(3) Formerly titled "Total traditional service industries."

"-" Data not available.
NOTE: NAICS replaced the SIC system beginning with the release of PPI data for January 2004.
See http://www.bls.gov/ppi/ppinaics.htm for details.


Table 5. Producer price indexes by stage of processing, seasonally adjusted
[1982=100]
Grouping Index(1)
Feb.
2013
Mar.
2013
Apr.
2013
May
2013
June
2013
July
2013

Finished goods

197.4 196.2 194.9 195.8 197.3 197.3

Finished consumer goods

211.2 209.5 207.5 208.7 210.9 210.9

Finished consumer foods

202.6 204.4 202.6 203.9 204.3 204.4

Crude

178.4 202.0 184.6 203.4 186.6 190.5

Processed

204.7 204.5 204.1 204.0 205.8 205.5

Finished consumer goods, excluding foods

213.1 210.1 208.0 209.3 212.0 212.0

Nondurable goods less foods

240.0 235.4 232.3 234.1 238.0 238.1

Durable goods

151.9 152.2 152.3 152.3 152.5 152.4

Capital equipment

163.8 164.0 164.2 164.3 164.4 164.4

Manufacturing industries

166.2 166.3 166.5 166.6 166.6 166.7

Nonmanufacturing industries

162.8 163.0 163.2 163.3 163.5 163.4

Intermediate materials, supplies, and components

203.5 201.1 200.0 199.9 200.9 200.9

Materials and components for manufacturing

190.6 189.8 189.1 187.9 188.2 187.4

Materials for food manufacturing

199.5 199.4 198.3 199.3 201.4 200.8

Materials for nondurable manufacturing

251.0 248.0 246.3 243.1 244.0 241.8

Materials for durable manufacturing

197.6 196.6 196.4 193.1 192.6 191.8

Components for manufacturing

148.4 148.9 148.7 149.2 149.1 149.1

Materials and components for construction

222.3 222.6 222.8 222.6 222.4 222.5

Processed fuels and lubricants

216.8 205.9 202.2 203.7 207.9 208.5

Manufacturing industries

205.2 196.9 195.6 198.0 201.5 201.1

Nonmanufacturing industries

222.0 210.1 205.5 206.7 211.3 212.2

Containers

210.7 210.5 211.2 212.3 215.0 215.0

Supplies

191.5 192.0 191.7 192.3 192.6 193.5

Manufacturing industries

184.3 185.0 185.4 185.5 185.4 185.9

Nonmanufacturing industries

191.1 191.5 191.1 191.8 192.2 193.0

Feeds

240.9 243.6 235.4 242.4 242.6 257.4

Other supplies

188.8 189.0 189.3 189.5 189.8 189.6

Crude materials for further processing

250.7 246.4 244.7 250.0 250.1 253.2

Foodstuffs and feedstuffs

202.4 206.1 200.8 205.0 204.4 202.1

Nonfood materials

274.0 263.6 264.9 270.6 271.3 278.6

Nonfood materials except fuel(2)

345.1 326.3 319.6 324.1 326.8 343.0

Manufacturing(2)

326.5 308.0 301.3 305.8 308.4 324.4

Construction

214.2 214.9 214.7 214.0 215.4 216.3

Crude fuel(3)

155.8 159.1 173.5 181.3 178.7 171.3

Manufacturing industries

187.3 188.1 199.4 204.5 202.1 199.9

Nonmanufacturing industries

157.7 161.2 176.0 184.1 181.5 173.7

Special groupings

Finished goods, excluding foods

195.3 193.5 192.2 193.1 194.8 194.8

Intermediate materials less foods and feeds

203.3 200.7 199.7 199.3 200.4 200.1

Intermediate foods and feeds

205.8 206.3 204.1 206.3 207.7 210.2

Crude materials less agricultural products(2)

274.5 263.4 266.1 271.7 272.5 280.0

Finished energy goods

196.2 189.2 184.5 186.9 192.3 191.9

Finished goods less energy

188.5 189.2 188.9 189.3 189.6 189.7

Finished consumer goods less energy

200.7 201.5 201.0 201.6 202.0 202.2

Finished goods less foods and energy

184.5 184.8 185.0 185.1 185.4 185.5

Finished consumer goods less foods and energy

200.0 200.4 200.5 200.7 201.1 201.4

Consumer nondurable goods less foods and energy

243.8 244.2 244.5 244.8 245.4 246.2

Intermediate energy goods

221.8 210.8 206.5 207.6 211.7 212.3

Intermediate materials less energy

195.9 195.8 195.5 195.1 195.4 195.1

Intermediate materials less foods and energy

194.8 194.5 194.5 193.8 193.9 193.4

Crude energy materials(2)

235.5 220.9 226.4 237.7 238.3 247.9

Crude materials less energy

244.2 247.7 241.7 242.8 242.4 240.4

Crude nonfood materials less energy(3)

362.1 364.9 356.9 348.6 348.9 348.0

Footnotes
(1) All seasonally adjusted indexes are subject to change up to 5 years after original publication due to the recalculation of seasonal factors each January. The indexes for March 2013 have been recalculated to incorporate late reports and corrections by respondents.
(2) Includes crude petroleum.
(3) Excludes crude petroleum.


Last Modified Date: August 14, 2013
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