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Wholesale price index

The wholesale price index measures development in the purchase prices inclusive of taxes of goods used in Finland. The index includes both domestic and imported goods. The wholesale price for domestic goods is the factory price plus value-added tax and other indirect taxes. The wholesale price for imported goods is the c.i.f. price plus customs duties, value-added tax and other indirect taxes. The index covers commodities of industry categories A to E.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Wholesale price index 1995=100. Measures developments in the purchase prices inclusive of taxes of goods used in Finland. It includes both domestic and imported goods. It contains value added tax and other indirect taxes. The wholesale price of domestic goods comprises the factory price, value-added tax and other indirect taxes. The wholesale price of imported goods comprises the c.i.f. price of imports, customs duties, value added tax and other indirect taxes. Covers commodities classified under industries A to E.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1998 - 16 February 2009

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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