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.

Next Release: November 18, 2008

October 2008 PPI data are scheduled to be released on November 18, 2008, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time

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Producer Price Index

October 15, 2008
The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods fell 0.4 percent in September, seasonally adjusted. This decline followed a 0.9-percent drop in August and a 1.2-percent increase in July. Prices for finished goods less foods and energy advanced 0.4 percent after rising 0.2 percent a month earlier. More...

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PPI Tables

PPI Tables

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PPI Detailed Report Tables:

  • Table 5. Producer price indexes for the net output of selected industries and their products, not seasonally adjusted (PDF 789K)
  • Table 6. Producer price indexes and percent changes for commodity groupings and individual items, not seasonally adjusted (PDF 214K)
  • PPI Detailed Report (PDF 1.2MB)
  • Archived PPI Detailed Report Information, June 2005-current

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Division of Industrial Prices and Price Indexes
  Assistant Commissioner David Friedman (202) 691-7700
Branch of Index Methods and Analysis
  Chief Maureen Doherty (202) 691-7749
Branch of Industry Pricing
  Chief Roslyn Swick (202) 691-7748
Branch of Program Development and Process Measurement
  Chief Jeffrey Hill (202) 691-7156


General Information and Analysis
  (202) 691-7705