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Release: Producer Price Index, December 2013

Released: 14 January 2014 Next edition: 18 February 2014

Contact

Kat Pegler

Prices

ppi@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 1633 456468

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 the output price index for goods produced by UK manufacturers (factory gate prices) rose 1.0%, compared with a rise of 0.8% in the year to November.
  • Between November and December factory gate prices saw no movement, compared with a fall of 0.2% between October and November.
  • In the year to December core factory gate prices, excluding the more volatile food, beverages, tobacco and petroleum products, rose 1.0%, compared with a rise of 0.7% in the year to November.
  • In the year to December the overall price of materials and fuels bought by UK manufacturers for processing, known as total input prices, fell 1.2%, compared with a fall of 1.0% in the year to November.
  • Between November and December total input prices rose 0.1%, compared with a fall of 0.7% between October and November.
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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