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: February 19, 2009

January 2009 PPI data are scheduled to be released on February 19, 2009, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time

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Producer Price Index

January 15, 2009
The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods fell 1.9 percent in December, seasonally adjusted. This decrease followed a 2.2-percent decline in November and a 2.8-percent drop in October. Prices for finished goods other than foods and energy rose 0.2 percent in December compared with a 0.1-percent increase in the preceding month. More...

Report On Quality Changes For 2009 Motor Vehicles

November 18, 2008
The value of quality changes for a sample of nine passenger cars and seventeen light motor trucks for the 2009 model year included in the Producer Price Index for October averaged $170.08 for passenger cars and $675.41 for light motor trucks. More...

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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
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  Chief Jeffrey Hill (202) 691-7156


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