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Release: Producer Price Index, June 2014

Released: 15 July 2014 Next edition: 19 August 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

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

  • The annual rate of output producer price inflation remained low in June, while input prices continued to fall.
  • The output price index for goods produced by UK manufacturers (factory gate prices) rose 0.2% in the year to June, compared with a rise of 0.5% in the year to May.
  • Factory gate prices fell 0.2% between May and June, compared with a fall of 0.1% between April and May.
  • Core factory gate prices, which exclude the more volatile food, beverages, tobacco & petroleum products, rose 1.0% in the year to June, unchanged from the year to May.
  • The overall price of materials and fuels bought by UK manufacturers for processing (total input prices) fell 4.4% in the year to June, compared with a fall of 3.8% in the year to May.
  • Total input prices fell 0.8% between May and June, compared with a rise of 0.3% between April and May.
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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