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Producer Price Indexes

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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.

Notices

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FINAL DEMAND: News Release

SA +0.2%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

NSA +0.5%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

NSA +2.1%(p) since Mar 2023 Historical Data

FINAL DEMAND GOODS:

Total -0.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Foods +0.8%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Energy -1.6%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Core goods +0.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

FINAL DEMAND SERVICES:

Total +0.3%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Transportation and warehousing +0.8%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Trade +0.3%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Other +0.2%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

FINAL DEMAND CONSTRUCTION:

Construction +0.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

INTERMEDIATE DEMAND BY COMMODITY TYPE:

Processed goods -0.5%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Unprocessed goods -1.9%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Services +0.2%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

INTERMEDIATE DEMAND BY PRODUCTION FLOW:

Stage 4 intermediate demand +0.2%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Stage 3 intermediate demand unchanged in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Stage 2 intermediate demand -1.3%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Stage 1 intermediate demand -0.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

GOODS:

Motor vehicles +0.4%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Pharmaceutical preparations unchanged in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Gasoline -3.6%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Meats +0.8%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Industrial chemicals +0.5%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Lumber +1.3%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Steel mill products -7.8%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Diesel fuel +0.9%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Prepared animal feeds -0.9%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Crude petroleum -0.8%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Grains +0.5%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Carbon steel scrap -10.8%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

SERVICES:

Outpatient healthcare unchanged in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Inpatient healthcare services +0.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Food and alcohol retailing +0.5%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Apparel and jewelry retailing +0.2%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Airline passenger services +2.2%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Securities brokerage, dealing, investment, and related services +3.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Business loans (partial) -1.7%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Legal services +0.1%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Truck transportation of freight +0.4%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

Machinery and equipment wholesaling +0.5%(p) in Mar 2024 Historical Data

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News Release

PPI for final demand rises 0.2% in March; services increase 0.3%, goods decline 0.1%

04/11/2024

The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0.2 percent in March. Prices for final demand services advanced 0.3 percent, and the index for final demand goods edged down 0.1 percent. Prices for final demand increased 2.1 percent for the 12 months ended in March.
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Next Release

April 2024 PPI data are scheduled to be released on May 14, 2024, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.
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Publications

The Economics Daily

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Producer prices for final demand increased 1.6 percent over the year ended February 2024

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 1.6 percent from February 2023 to February 2024. Prices for final demand goods rose 0.3 percent over the year, while final demand prices for services rose 2.3 percent. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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How have the pandemic and online spending affected Black Friday shopping? Analyzing retail trade margins 2009–22

This Beyond the Numbers article will explore how Black Friday has changed over the years by using CPI and PPI commodity indexes to analyze prices. We’ll look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Black Friday, and how the continuing growth of online shopping has affected the holiday shopping season. read more »

Monthly Labor Review

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Exploring quality adjustment in PPI cloud computing

A new method in accounting for price changes over time in cloud computing services. read more »