June 16, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Producer prices in May 2011

12-month percent change in the Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, not seasonally adjusted, May 2010–May 2011
Month Percent change

May 2010

5.1

June 2010

2.7

July 2010

4.1

August 2010

3.3

September 2010

3.9

October 2010

4.3

November 2010

3.4

December 2010

3.8

January 2011

3.6

February 2011

5.6(p)

March 2011

5.8(p)

April 2011

6.8(p)

May 2011

7.3(p)

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Producer prices in May 2011.