About this dataset

Producer Price Indices (PPIs) are a series of economic indicators that measure the price movement of goods bought and sold by UK manufacturers.

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Important notes and usage information

It is a base weighted index working on the basket of goods concept. A wide range of representative products are selected and the prices of these goods collected each month. The movement in these prices are weighted to reflect the relative importance of the products in a chosen year (known as the base year) currently 2010. These are then aggregated for various sectors of industry to provide the published indices.

Please note that the Producer price inflation, UK: April 2018 release was affected by an error in the industry “Rubber and plastic products”. This affects the previous version of the data superseded on 13 June 2018 at 9:30am. If users need to use this file, please contact ppi@ons.gov.uk for advice.

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Martina Portanti
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