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Release: Producer Price Index, January 2014

Released: 18 February 2014 Next edition: 25 March 2014

Contact

Kat Pegler

Business 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

  • The output price index for goods produced by UK manufacturers (factory gate prices), rose 0.9% in the year to January 2014, compared with a rise of 1.0% in the year to December 2013.

  • Factory gate prices rose 0.3% between December 2013 and January 2014, compared with no movement between November and December.

  • Core factory gate prices, which exclude the more volatile food, beverages, tobacco & petroleum products, rose 1.2% in the year to January 2014, compared with a rise of 1.0% in the year to December 2013.

  • The overall price of materials and fuels bought by UK manufacturers for processing (total input prices), fell 3.1% in the year to January 2014, compared with a fall of 1.0% in the year to December 2013.

  • Total input prices fell 0.9% between December 2013 and January 2014, compared with a rise of 0.2% between November and December.

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.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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