Output price 'factory gate' annual inflation for all manufactured products rose 1.1% in the year to April, compared with a rise of 1.9% in the year to March.
Month on month the output price measure for all manufactured products fell 0.1% between March and April, down from a rise of 0.2% between February and March.
The 'narrow' output price measure, which leaves out volatile sectors, rose 0.8% in the year to April, down from a rise of 1.3% in the year to March.
Input price annual inflation fell 0.1% in the year to April, down from a rise of 0.8% in the year to March.
Month on month, the input price measure of UK manufacturers’ materials and fuels fell 2.3% between March and April, compared with a rise of 0.1% between February and March.
The ‘narrow’ input price measure rose 1.1% in the year to April. In seasonally adjusted terms there was a fall of 0.6% between March and April.
Source: Office for National Statistics
Producer Price Indices monitor the price changes of goods bought and sold by UK manufacturers. Input prices are prices of materials and fuels bought and output prices, also known as ‘factory gate prices’, are prices at which goods are sold.
As well as output and input price indices, results are shown for ‘narrow’ indices, which are a subset which exclude more seasonal and erratic items (food, drink, tobacco and petroleum).
The figures shown are not seasonally adjusted unless otherwise specified.
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