The producer price index (PPI) in March 2015 was 224.3 points (4. quarter 2005 = 100), 2.4% higher than in the previous month. The PPI for fish products was 275.4 points which is 1.6% higher than in February 2015 (effect on the index 0.5%) and the PPI for power intensive industry products was 237.3 points, 5.0% higher (1.7%). The PPI for food products decreased by 0.3% (-0.1%) and the PPI for other manufactured products increased by 1.5% (0.3%).

The PPI for domestically sold products was 0.2% higher than in the previous month while the index for exported products increased by 3.3% (2.4%).

Compared with March 2014 the PPI has increased by 15.9%. The PPI for fish products increased by 13.3% and the PPI for power intensive industry increased by 31.5%. The price of food products is unchanged in the same period.

Monthly changes (%)
      Power       
      intensive      
    Marine industry Food  Domestic Exported
  PPI products  products production sales products
2014            
March -0.9 1.5 -2.7 0.0 -1.1 -0.9
April 0.5 2.6 -0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5
May 1.7 0.5 7.3 0.0 -1.9 2.9
June 1.0 1.4 -2.2 -0.1 2.6 0.4
July 0.8 1.3 4.4 0.1 -2.3 1.9
August 3.5 2.4 7.7 0.1 0.5 4.6
September 1.7 -1.8 4.8 -0.4 1.4 1.9
October 1.2 2.0 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.3
November 0.6 1.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.2 0.8
December 3.3 2.1 6.5 0.2 0.9 4.2
2015            
January 0.2 1.0 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1 0.3
February -2.0 -1.9 -4.2 -0.5 0.2 -2.8
March 2.4 1.6 5.0 -0.3 0.2 3.3
Annual changes (%)
      Power       
      intensive      
    Marine industry Food  Domestic Exported
  PPI products  products production sales products
2014            
March -9.5 -4.0 -23.5 1.2 2.9 -13.0
April -3.3 2.9 -14.9 2.0 4.5 -5.6
May -2.2 1.6 -8.3 1.7 1.6 -3.5
June -1.8 1.6 -9.8 2.1 3.9 -3.6
July -0.8 3.0 -5.8 2.3 1.8 -1.7
August 5.6 6.0 7.0 2.5 4.3 6.1
September 4.4 2.5 8.5 1.6 2.9 4.9
October 6.5 4.1 12.1 0.9 3.9 7.4
November 6.1 4.8 9.1 0.5 4.2 6.8
December 12.2 9.6 24.9 1.1 2.9 15.6
2015            
January 14.2 14.0 24.8 0.5 3.3 18.3
February 12.1 13.2 22.0 0.4 1.2 16.0
March 15.9 13.3 31.5 0.0 2.5 20.9

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