Producer Price Indexes

Recalculated Iron Ores Indexes

Effective with the release of data for May 2000, the indexes for Iron ores (series id number - pcu101_#) have been recalculated to correct a processing error. The table below shows the corrected index values. The BLS regrets any inconvenience this error may have caused data users. Further information is available from the Section of Index Analysis at (202) 691-7705.

Producer price indexes for the net output of the iron ores industry

Date

Index

1996
January

96.7

February

96.7

March

96.7

April

96.7

May

93.8

June

93.6

July

95.6

August

95.6

September

95.6

October

95.6

November

95.6

December

95.6

Average

95.7

1997
January

98.8

February

98.8

March

98.8

April

94.2

May

94.2

June

94.2

July

94.2

August

94.2

September

94.2

October

94.2

November

94.2

December

94.2

Average

95.3

1998
January

94.2

February

94.2

March

94.2

April

94.3

May

94.6

June

94.6

July

94.6

August

94.6

September

94.7

October

94.7

November

94.7

December

94.2

Average

94.5

1999
January

94.2

February

94.2

March

94.2

April

93.9

May

93.9

June

93.9

July

93.9

August

93.9

September

93.9

October

93.9

November

93.9

December

93.9

Average

94.0

2000
January

93.5

February

93.5

March

93.5

April

94.0

May

94.0

P : Preliminary. All indexes are subject to revision four months after original publication.

Last Modified Date: October 16, 2001

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