The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.
PPI for final demand components, 1-month percent change, April 2022 Commodity 1-month percent change
Fresh fruits and melons(1)
Fresh and dry vegetables(1)
Residential electric power
Residential natural gas
Home heating oil and distillates
No. 2 diesel fuel
Goods less foods and energy
Trucks, 14,000 lbs. and under
Aircraft and aircraft equipment
Cigarettes, including nontobacco(1)
Machinery and equipment and parts and supplies wholesaling(1)
Food and alcohol retailing
Health and beauty retailing, including optical goods(1)
Apparel, jewelry, footwear, and accessories retailing
Automobiles and automobile parts retailing(1)
Fuels and lubricants retailing(1)
Transportation and warehousing services
Rail transportation of freight and mail(1)
Truck transportation of freight(1)
Water transportation of freight(1)
Air transportation of freight(1)
Courier, messenger, and U.S. postal service
Airline passenger services
Less trade, transportation, and warehousing
Loan services (partial)
Securities brokerage, dealing, investment advice, and related services(1)
Outpatient care (partial)
Traveler accommodation services
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
Note: All data are subject to revision 4 months after originally published.
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.5 percent in April. Prices for final
demand goods advanced 1.3 percent, and the index for final demand services was unchanged.
Final demand prices moved up 11.0 percent for the 12 months ended in April.
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