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Published: 16 September 2005

Producer price indices in August 2005

According to Statistics Finland, producer price indices rose by 2.4 to 6.9 per cent in the year to August. The biggest increase was recorded in import prices, which was particularly attributable to higher prices of crude oil, oil products, copper and basic chemicals. The rise of import prices was curbed by lower prices of electrical products.

From July to August producer price indices increased by 0.4 to 1.0 per cent. Import price index rose most, by 1.0 per cent. The rise of import prices was especially due to higher prices of crude oil.

Month-on-month and year-on-year changes in Producer Price Indices in August 2005

Point figure
07/2005 - 08/2005
08/2004 - 08/2005
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 95.6 0.5 2.6
Export price index 89.4 0.7 2.4
Import price index 105.8 1.0 6.9
Basic price index for domestic supply 104.7 0.4 3.9
Wholesale price index 102.7 0.4 3.8

Source: Producer Price Indices 2005, August. Statistics Finland

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Last updated 16.9.2005

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. August 2005. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.9.2023].
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