August 15, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Producer Price Index in July 2012

1-month percent change in the Producer Price Index for finished energy, foods, and goods less foods and energy, seasonally adjusted, July 2011–July 2012
Month Finished goods less food and energy Finished consumer foods Finished energy goods

Jul 2011

0.5 1.0 0.2

Aug 2011

0.2 1.0 -0.4

Sep 2011

0.3 0.5 3.0

Oct 2011

0.0 0.1 -1.5

Nov 2011

0.1 1.0 -0.3

Dec 2011

0.2 -0.7 -0.3

Jan 2012

0.6 -0.1 -0.2

Feb 2012

0.1 -0.2 1.8

Mar 2012

0.2 0.1 -1.2

Apr 2012

0.1 0.2 -1.3

May 2012

0.2 -0.6 -4.3

Jun 2012

0.2 0.5 -0.9

Jul 2012

0.4 0.5 -0.4

These data are featured in the TED article, Producer Price Index in June 2012.

 

1-month percent change in the Producer Price Index for crude energy, foods, and goods less foods and energy, seasonally adjusted, July 2011–July 2012
Month Crude nonfood materials less energy Crude foodstuffs and feedstuffs Crude energy materials

Jul 2011

1.3 -0.1 -1.2

Aug 2011

0.6 3.4 -6.1

Sep 2011

0.0 -0.7 5.1

Oct 2011

-4.3 -1.9 -0.1

Nov 2011

-2.0 1.2 4.4

Dec 2011

-0.6 -2.9 1.6

Jan 2012

2.3 1.9 -0.6

Feb 2012

-0.3 0.2 1.8

Mar 2012

0.4 2.7 -9.0

Apr 2012

-1.7 -3.3 -7.4

May 2012

-1.3 -2.3 -5.0

Jun 2012

-4.0 -1.6 -5.1

Jul 2012

-1.1 5.2 0.6

These data are featured in the TED article, Producer Price Index in June 2012.