The producer price index (PPI) decreased by 0.9% between July and August 2018. Prices of power intensive industry products decreased by 4.8% (effect on the index 1.6%), the prices of marine products decreased by 0.3% (-0.1%), the prices of other manufacturing industry increased by 2.7% (0.6%) and prices of food increased by 0.8% (0.2%) in the same period.
The PPI has increased by 6.7% from August 2017 to August 2018. Thereof prices of power intensive industry products increased by 14.0%, other manufacturing industry increased by 4.5%, marine products increased by 2.6% and prices of food increased by 2.0% in the same period.
Exported products have increased by 8.6% in one year, while products sold domestically have increased by 3.3%.
|Producer Price Index in August 2018|
|4. quarter 2005 = 100||%||index %||changes %|
|Producer Price Index (PPI)||199.3||-0.9||-0.9||6.7|
|Power intensive industry products||206.8||-4.8||-1.6||14.0|
|Other manufacturing industry||144.3||2.7||0.6||4.5|