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September 19, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Producer prices for finished goods, August 2011

1-month percent change in selected price indexes for finished goods, seasonally adjusted, August 2010–August 2011
Month Foods Energy Finished goods less food and energy

Aug 2010

-0.1 2.5 0.1

Sep 2010

0.9 0.0 0.2

Oct 2010

0.5 3.0 -0.3

Nov 2010

0.8 1.6 0.0

Dec 2010

0.8 2.5 0.2

Jan 2011

0.4 2.8 0.5

Feb 2011

3.5 2.9 0.2

Mar 2011

-0.4 2.8 0.3

Apr 2011

0.5 2.2 0.3

May 2011(p)

-1.1 2.0 0.1

Jun 2011(p)

0.6 -2.8 0.3

Jul 2011(p)

0.6 -0.6 0.4

Aug 2011(p)

1.1 -1.0 0.1

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Producer prices for finished goods, August 2011.

 

 

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