Focus on Prices and Spending, Producer Price Indexes, Volume 2, Issue 2

Focus on Prices and Spending | Producer Price Indexes | Volume 2, Number 2

Chart 1. Twelve-month percent change in PPI for wheat and corn, not seasonally adjusted
Month Wheat Corn

Jan 2006

-2.2 0.8

Feb 2006

6.5 4.8

Mar 2006

-0.5 -3.7

Apr 2006

17.3 14.3

May 2006

16.9 14.9

Jun 2006

15.1 9.4

Jul 2006

27.3 12.4

Aug 2006

13.6 5.7

Sep 2006

10.5 22.3

Oct 2006

17.4 72.8

Nov 2006

22.5 98.6

Dec 2006

22.3 79.2

Jan 2007

17.9 73.0

Feb 2007

20.7 97.5

Mar 2007

22.7 90.5

Apr 2007

16.9 54.0

May 2007

16.7 60.4

Jun 2007

30.4 73.6

Jul 2007

27.4 39.9

Aug 2007

57.0 53.5

Sep 2007

88.0 49.8

Oct 2007

77.5 15.3

Nov 2007

67.3 5.4

Dec 2007

109.0 21.5

Jan 2008

135.8 44.0

Feb 2008

161.4 21.6

Mar 2008

161.9 41.2

Apr 2008

99.6 69.5

May 2008

82.2 59.4

Jun 2008

55.4 67.2

Jul 2008

36.9 80.4

Aug 2008

26.6 63.0

Sep 2008

-9.0 62.2

Oct 2008

-29.1 22.3

Nov 2008

-28.6 0.1

Dec 2008

-45.5 -24.0

Jan 2009

-44.5 -27.9

Feb 2009

-53.4 -23.2

Mar 2009

-54.4 -32.1

Apr 2009

-43.4 -35.3

May 2009

-33.7 -27.2

Jun 2009

-26.1 -32.1

Jul 2009

-32.0 -41.6

Aug 2009

-38.1 -33.8

Sep 2009

-34.9 -35.2

Oct 2009

-15.0 -6.4

Nov 2009

-10.0 -0.3

Dec 2009

-5.6 14.6

Jan 2010

-10.7 1.9

Feb 2010

-13.4 -6.3

Mar 2010

-13.7 -7.0

Apr 2010

-11.6 -8.3

May 2010

-19.0 -12.5

Jun 2010

-24.7 -20.6

Jul 2010

-5.4 1.0

Aug 2010

24.7 7.2

Sep 2010

44.6 32.5

Oct 2010

33.8 41.6

Nov 2010

35.8 44.4

Dec 2010

50.0 (p) 53.3 (p)

Jan 2011

51.0 (p) 63.1 (p)

Feb 2011

79.6 (p) 91.0 (p)

Mar 2011

53.8 (p) 82.5 (p)

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary. All indexes are subject to revision four months after original publication.

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