Australia Producer Prices

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  1. Sam

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    Sep 1, 2015
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    The final demand producer price index in Australia increased 0.9 percent on quarter to 105.8 index points in the three months to September of 2015, accelerating from a 0.3 percent rise in the previous period. The increase is mainly due to rises in prices received for building construction (+0.7 percent), computer and electronic equipment manufacturing (+3.7 percent) and sheep, beef cattle grain farming and dairy farming (+14.0 percent). In constrast, falls were reported for petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (–8.9 percent) and electricity, gas and water supply (–1.1 percent). Year-on-year, the final demand PPI excluding exports rose 1.7 percent in the September quarter 2015. Producer Prices in Australia averaged 88.21 Index Points from 1998 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 104.90 Index Points in the second quarter of 2015 and a record low of 70.70 Index Points in the first quarter of 1999. Producer Prices in Australia is reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In Australia, the Producer Price Index measures the average change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period. This page provides - Australia Producer Prices - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

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