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Release: Producer Price Index, December 2011

Released: 13 January 2012 Next edition: 10 February 2012

Contact

Kevin Buckthought

Prices

ppi@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456628

Categories: Economy, Prices, Output and Productivity, Price Indices and Inflation, Producer Price Indices

Frequency of release: Monthly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

Survey name(s): Index Numbers of Producer Prices (PPI): Provision of Price Information

  • In the year to December 2011 the output price index for home sales of manufactured products rose 4.8 per cent, compared with a rise of 5.4 per cent last month. This is the lowest annual rate since December 2010, when the index rose 4.2 per cent.

  • Between November and December the output index for home sales of manufactured products fell 0.2 per cent. This is the first monthly fall since June 2010 when the index also fell 0.2 per cent.

  • In the year to December 2011 the output price index excluding food, beverages, tobacco & petroleum rose 3.0 per cent.

  • In the year to December 2011 the total input price index rose 8.7 per cent, compared with a rise of 13.6 per cent last month. This is the lowest annual rate since October 2010, when the index rose 8.5 per cent.

  • Between November and December the total input price index fell 0.6 per cent.

A comprehensive selection of data on input and output index series. Contains producer price indices of materials and fuels purchased and output of manufacturing industry by broad sector.

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