The producer price index (PPI) decreased by 1.3% between March and April 2018. Prices of power intensive industry products decreased by 3.8% (effect on the index -1.3%), other industry prices decreased by 0.9% (-0.2%) while prices of marine products increased by 0.6% (0.2%).
The PPI has increased by 1.0% from April 2017 to April 2018. Thereof prices of marine products have increased by 3.2%, power intensive industry products have increased by 1.1%, prices of food increased by 0.9% while other industry have decreased by 2.8% in the same period.
Exported products increased by 1.3% in one year, while products sold domestically increased by 0.1%.
Changes, effects on the index and index level for subgroups are shown in the table below.
|Producer Price Index in april 2018|
|4. quarter 2005 = 100||%||index %||changes %|
|Producer Price Index (PPI)||190.5||-1.3||-1.3||1.0|
|Power intensive industry products||190.6||-3.8||-1.3||1.1|
|Other manufacturing industry||138.6||-0.9||-0.2||-2.8|