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Release: Producer Price Index, Rebasing (2005=100)

Released: 13 October 2008

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Liam Murray


Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455811

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

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

In this release

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.

This article describes the effects of Rebasing the Producer Price Index (PPI) onto a 2005=100 base year and briefly summarises the effects that rebasing has on the main headline Output and Input series of the Producer Prices. The article shows the difference in weighting patterns of both the Output and Input series of the Producer Prices between the new base year (2005=100) and the previous base year (2000=100). The article also shows a graphical comparison of index values of the main headline series as well as giving a background to Producer Prices.
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