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Apr
09

PPI for final demand decreases 0.2% in March; goods fall 1.0%, services advance 0.2%

The Producer Price Index for final demand fell 0.2 percent in March, as prices for final demand goods dropped 1.0 percent and the index for final demand services moved up 0.2 percent. The final demand index advanced 0.7 percent for the 12 months ended in March.

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in Feb 2020 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.4% in Mar 2020 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
-701,000(p) in Mar 2020 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.11(p) in Mar 2020 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.2%(p) in Mar 2020 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 4th Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+1.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.5% in Feb 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-1.1% in Feb 2020 News Release Historical Data