Producer Price Index up 0.4 percent in June 2014

July 17, 2014

The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0.4 percent in June, seasonally adjusted, following a 0.2-percent decline in May and a 0.6-percent advance in April. The June increase can be traced to a 0.5-percent advance in the index for final demand goods and a 0.3-percent rise in the index for final demand services.

One-month percent changes in selected PPI final demand price indexes, seasonally adjusted, June 2013–June 2014
MonthTotal final demandFinal demand, goodsFinal demand, services

Jun 2013

Jul 2013

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Sep 2013


Oct 2013

Nov 2013


Dec 2013


Jan 2014

Feb 2014

Mar 2014

Apr 2014

May 2014


Jun 2014

The June increase of 0.5 percent in the index for final demand goods follows a 0.2-percent decrease in May. Nearly 90 percent of the advance can be traced to prices for final demand energy, which climbed 2.1 percent in June. The index for final demand goods less foods and energy edged up 0.1 percent, while the index for final demand foods declined 0.2 percent.

Prices for final demand services increased 0.3 percent in June after falling 0.2 percent in May. Nearly two-thirds of the broad-based advance can be attributed to the index for final demand services less trade, transportation, and warehousing, which moved up 0.3 percent. Prices for final demand trade services rose 0.2 percent. The index for final demand transportation and warehousing services increased 0.3 percent

These data are from the BLS Producer Price Indexes program. To learn more, see “Producer Price Indexes — June 2014” (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL‑14‑1310. All producer price indexes are routinely subject to revision once, 4 months after original publication, to reflect the availability of late reports and corrections by respondents. Final demand includes goods, services, and construction that are sold for personal consumption, capital investment, government purchases, and export.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Producer Price Index up 0.4 percent in June 2014 on the Internet at (visited September 25, 2016).


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