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Latest publication: Producer price indices for services 2019, 4th quarter

Published: 25 July 2016

Producer prices for services grew by 0.2 per cent year-on-year in April to June

According to Statistics Finland, producer prices for services went up by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2016 from the corresponding quarter of the year before.

Producer Price Indices for Services 2010=100, I/2010–II/2016

Producer Price Indices for Services 2010=100, I/2010–II/2016

Producer prices for services were pushed up particularly by higher prices of management consulting services and postal activities under universal service obligation from the year before. The increase in the total index was also affected by higher prices of hotel accommodation. The rise was held back by lower prices of freight transport by road, sea and coastal freight water transport and rents of business premises.

Compared to the first quarter, producer prices for services remained unchanged, on average.

Producer Price Indices for Services 2010=100, 2nd quarter 2016

Industry Point figure Quarterly change,% Annual change,%
TOTAL INDEX 107.2 0.0 0.2
H Transportation and storage 103.8 0.0 -1.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 117.8 0.3 6.0
J Information and communication 106.4 -0.4 0.8
L Real estate activities 109.4 0.1 -0.9
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 104.8 0.0 0.6
N Administrative and support service activities 115.5 0.2 1.3
P Education 113.5 0.0 2.9
Q Human health and social work activities 116.2 0.1 2.1
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 115.3 0.0 0.8
S Other service activities 113.0 0.3 0.7

Producer Price Indices for Services describe the price development in business services provided by enterprises to other enterprises and the public sector. The total index currently covers 57 per cent of the market services.


Source: Producer Price Indices for Services 2016, 2nd quarter. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Susanna Tåg 029 551 2991, Satu Sitkiä-Vikholm 029 551 3424, pthi.tilastokeskus@stat.fi

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices for services [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3940. 2nd quarter 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.4.2020].
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