Producer Price Indexes

The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.

PPI Transitions from Stage-of-Processing to Final Demand-Intermediate Demand Aggregation System

Effective with the January 2014 Producer Price Index (PPI) data release in February 2014, BLS transitioned from the Stage of Processing (SOP) to the Final Demand-Intermediate Demand (FD-ID) aggregation system. The FD-ID system more than doubles PPI coverage of the United States economy by supplementing existing goods coverage with services, government purchases, exports, and construction. More information...


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Producer Price Index

March 13, 2015
The Producer Price Index for final demand fell 0.5 percent in February. Final demand prices moved down 0.8 percent in January and 0.2 percent in December. In February, the index for final demand services decreased 0.5 percent and prices for final demand goods declined 0.4 percent. More...

Report on Quality Changes for 2015 Model Vehicles

November 18, 2014

The value of quality changes for a sample of 2015 model year domestically produced passenger cars and light motor trucks included in the Producer Price Index for October averaged $45.78 for passenger cars and $66.10 for light motor trucks. More...

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