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Producer Price Index - Metals and metal products

Producer Price Index - Metals and metal products (not seasonally adjusted data)
Commodity and Year
Historical data Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Metals and metal products

2021

241.5 246.6 260.0 273.4 283.8 294.5 305.713 312.994 318.335 324.537 332.097 331.867 293.782

2022

  334.372 330.014 336.023 341.670 345.243 339.968 328.864 (p)324.395 (p)316.773 (p)309.342 (p)308.680    

Iron and steel

2021

250.8 260.5 292.2 321.3 332.6 354.9 382.821 395.232 405.663 417.852 433.525 433.252 356.726

2022

  423.397 394.696 397.639 405.655 424.725 412.324 393.040 (p)374.100 (p)354.207 (p)338.202 (p)330.014    

Foundry and forge shop products

2021

218.3 220.3 223.5 226.9 226.5 229.0 231.905 234.823 235.241 238.185 240.071 243.162 230.666

2022

  249.128 251.813 264.516 270.438 276.063 276.346 278.783 (p)274.942 (p)274.811 (p)273.614 (p)274.824    

Steel mill products

2021

208.0 228.8 266.4 310.2 321.8 343.4 380.189 399.074 418.472 435.669 448.746 449.711 350.866

2022

  441.497 400.067 376.596 386.663 427.400 420.183 404.112 (p)384.853 (p)359.166 (p)339.464 (p)329.378    

Nonferrous metal ores

2021

477.0 474.7 472.5 492.0 541.1 523.0 521.586 524.446 558.197 522.262 541.014 522.790 514.212

2022

  563.162 562.512 598.191 596.047 574.139 564.826 510.392 (p)529.145 (p)516.771 (p)488.946 (p)514.475    

Copper ores

2021

                         

2022

                           

Primary nonferrous metals

2021

218.3 222.5 228.7 235.4 257.2 254.7 256.054 260.429 267.362 277.874 267.626 269.049 251.264

2022

  282.527 296.755 301.980 304.417 272.069 266.501 241.022 (p)244.922 (p)233.270 (p)226.891 (p)243.125    

Other nonferrous metals, unalloyed

2021

315.5 324.3 330.6 337.8 368.6 375.3 378.082 382.214 380.567 393.325 402.317 403.741 366.023

2022

  414.514 431.858 447.450 452.450 410.571 401.908 355.536 (p)353.573 (p)334.530 (p)324.790 (p)340.317    

Nonferrous scrap

2021

467.5 473.3 489.1 509.5 566.5 563.0 565.016 559.180 519.801 524.234 523.501 498.479 521.584

2022

  522.815 558.251 611.013 607.695 551.178 519.771 468.450 (p)492.096 (p)482.603 (p)461.603 (p)468.599    

Copper base scrap

2021

537.9 540.8 602.4 620.4 667.3 642.0 636.730 634.905 633.768 652.017 653.300 649.540 622.595

2022

  666.758 675.849 686.743 696.886 645.087 627.662 532.319 (p)548.367 (p)554.965 (p)538.946 (p)591.179    

Aluminum base scrap

2021

211.5 214.7 218.0 224.7 261.6 277.1 278.263 291.898 286.568 290.014 289.474 289.429 261.100

2022

  293.420 301.255 356.897 357.652 324.600 318.379 237.371 (p)257.525 (p)245.470 (p)227.399 (p)225.355    

Secondary nonferrous metals

2021

294.2 299.2 289.3 294.1 313.2 317.0 316.593 318.131 314.298 314.953 317.511 319.046 308.962

2022

  327.863 340.280 346.519 361.298 349.907 338.402 318.663 (p)326.089 (p)311.938 (p)304.858 (p)320.916    

Secondary aluminum

2021

204.1 207.8 215.6 227.2 236.8 242.9 245.947 253.237 259.721 272.184 283.679 283.852 244.417

2022

  290.829 307.030 320.278 343.830 343.777 330.633 317.500 (p)308.387 (p)303.025 (p)291.948 (p)285.928    

Copper, alloyed and unalloyed

2021

648.3 686.5 672.1 691.3 707.5 745.7 757.302 730.343 742.559 732.761 723.476 717.972 712.979

2022

  723.741 746.742 753.395 754.770 754.799 758.814 726.902 (p)728.690 (p)701.566 (p)668.641 (p)684.792    

Aluminum mill shapes

2021

193.5 196.4 200.3 211.0 218.4 226.0 226.843 235.604 243.212 253.771 258.862 244.037 225.653

2022

  253.817 271.422 278.240 287.613 278.597 262.278 250.971 (p)241.041 (p)237.765 (p)230.482 (p)226.005    

Copper and brass mill shapes

2021

491.9 492.7 537.5 548.8 597.8 604.2 598.259 604.921 600.569 600.876 607.967 589.898 572.957

2022

  608.176 612.889 630.319 644.250 617.893 618.559 552.613 (p)552.951 (p)559.195 (p)531.671 (p)560.272    

Nonferrous wire and cable

2021

270.4 274.1 286.5 299.0 309.9 320.1 324.557 330.125 331.113 341.698 346.657 341.122 314.603

2022

  342.739 349.709 361.759 366.524 365.298 360.613 350.429 (p)350.252 (p)346.827 (p)346.600 (p)348.152    

Plumbing fixture fittings and trim

2021

340.0 345.4 345.7 346.5 348.0 349.3 350.144 351.976 351.976 351.976 353.636 355.166 349.159

2022

  383.924 383.924 383.924 381.452 382.890 384.008 386.494 (p)386.700 (p)386.700 (p)388.615 (p)388.615    

Fabricated structural metal products

2021

245.5 252.9 263.3 272.6 282.4 297.6 307.527 317.968 325.666 331.374 341.086 346.224 298.675

2022

  350.142 355.049 361.026 367.465 372.742 374.512 372.886 (p)373.202 (p)370.974 (p)369.216 (p)367.486    

Sheet metal products

2021

217.3 223.2 231.2 243.1 251.2 264.3 266.216 275.740 278.124 281.785 288.165 293.646 259.503

2022

  296.978 301.958 306.893 309.105 314.004 317.159 318.649 (p)322.125 (p)319.888 (p)321.318 (p)317.137    

Prefabricated metal buildings

2021

383.1 404.4 421.2 426.7 439.2 464.3 503.347 521.006 527.247 530.868 531.523 534.424 473.952

2022

  534.908 533.526 529.431 535.013 556.245 543.504 536.989 (p)543.896 (p)532.865 (p)518.999 (p)518.476    

Miscellaneous metal products

2021

181.3 181.9 183.6 185.5 187.1 190.6 193.115 196.209 198.369 200.958 202.205 205.000 192.147

2022

  207.591 209.656 212.585 214.216 216.848 218.080 219.010 (p)220.353 (p)220.479 (p)221.062 (p)221.854    

Rubber and plastic products

2021

197.3 198.6 201.9 207.6 212.0 216.1 220.394 223.657 227.078 231.221 234.785 237.608 217.358

2022

  240.988 243.284 245.510 249.087 251.902 255.359 257.969 (p)259.831 (p)259.353 (p)257.846 (p)256.899    

Rubber and rubber products

2021

181.1 180.8 181.3 183.5 186.1 187.9 191.741 194.837 197.201 198.549 198.905 199.691 190.137

2022

  205.938 208.021 209.003 213.614 214.667 217.002 220.392 (p)221.379 (p)221.509 (p)222.004 (p)221.072    

Plastic products

2021

210.4 212.3 216.7 223.8 229.0 234.1 238.724 242.166 246.089 251.378 256.214 259.865 235.066

2022

  262.351 264.808 267.558 270.900 274.444 278.428 280.858 (p)283.099 (p)282.388 (p)280.113 (p)279.127    

Construction products from plastics

2021

243.3 246.4 252.7 265.7 272.3 281.7 294.134 302.203 305.951 314.861 320.156 326.596 285.510

2022

  331.804 336.597 341.749 347.969 352.926 356.546 361.009 (p)362.153 (p)360.813 (p)357.976 (p)356.180    

Plastics pipe

2021

122.9 124.5 132.7 146.5 152.8 159.9 171.403 179.943 181.817 189.569 191.043 198.842 162.660

2022

  201.480 203.249 208.886 211.609 216.654 216.323 221.427 (p)220.979 (p)219.118 (p)214.799 (p)214.594    

Plastics pipe fittings and unions

2021

186.1 191.5 198.4 206.0 215.4 227.7 242.790 251.839 259.135 266.987 268.470 275.586 232.497

2022

  290.515 293.295 294.973 299.889 307.895 321.103 323.077 (p)324.032 (p)323.165 (p)323.318 (p)318.731    

Plastics plumbing fixtures

2021

131.8 132.4 133.6 134.2 135.1 140.4 143.541 147.137 150.138 152.244 157.388 157.959 142.978

2022

  157.369 157.369 157.717 160.159 160.931 161.212 162.547 (p)163.076 (p)163.303 (p)163.303 (p)164.001    

Other plastic construction products

2021

225.2 228.1 229.4 236.9 240.3 245.8 252.432 255.234 257.673 263.496 269.156 271.278 247.917

2022

  275.674 281.882 284.853 291.359 293.443 297.990 299.869 (p)301.988 (p)301.562 (p)300.917 (p)298.414    

Footnotes
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