The producer price index (PPI) in May 2013 was 202.4 points (4. quarter 2005 = 100), 0.6% higher than in the previous month. The PPI for fish products was 246.6 points which is 1.7% higher than in April 2013 (effect on the index 0.6%) and the PPI for power intensive industry products was 209.4 points, 0.3% lower (-0.1%). The PPI for food products increased by 0.3% and the PPI for other manufactured products increased by 1.5% (0.1%).
The PPI for domestically sold products was 1.0% (0.1%) higher than in the previous month while the index for exported products increased by 0.7% (0.5%).
Compared to May 2012 the PPI has decreased by 7.6%. The PPI for fish products and the PPI for power intensive industry decreased by 9.8% and 11.8% respectively. In the same period the PPI for food products rose by 4.7%.
Basic weights for the PPI are revised annually and are as of May 2013 based on Statistics Iceland’s PRODCOM survey for the years 2011 and 2012.
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