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Release: Producer Price Index, June 2012

Released: 06 July 2012 Next edition: 10 August 2012

Contact

Liam Murray

Producer Price Index Operations

ppi@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455811

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 June 2012 the output price index for home sales of manufactured products rose 2.3 per cent, compared with a rise of 2.9 per cent last month. The last time the annual rate was lower was in October 2009, when the index rose 1.5 per cent.

  • Between May and June the output index for home sales of manufactured products fell 0.4 per cent, compared with a fall of 0.2 per cent between April and May. This is the largest monthly fall since November 2008, when the index fell 0.7 per cent.

  • In the year to June 2012 the output price index excluding food, beverages, tobacco & petroleum rose 2.0 per cent, compared with a rise of 2.3 per cent last month. This is the lowest annual rate since January 2010, when the index also rose 2.0 per cent. The last time the annual rate was lower was in November 2009, when the index rose 1.5 per cent.

  • In the year to June 2012 the total input price index fell 2.3 per cent, compared with no movement last month. The last time the annual rate was lower was in September 2009, when the index fell 6.1 per cent.

  • Between May and June the total input price index fell 2.2 per cent, compared with a fall of 2.6 per cent between April and May.

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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