The final demand producer price index in Australia increased by 0.8 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to September of 2018, following a 0.3 percent rise in the previous period and beating market consensus of 0.2 percent. It was the steepest increase in producer prices since the September quarter of 2015, mainly driven by prices received for heavy and civil engineering construction (1.0 percent); petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (5.2 percent); and computer and electronic equipment manufacturing (2.7 percent). Partly offsetting this rise was falls in the prices received for cleaning compound and toiletry preparation manufacturing (-3.1 percent). Through the year to the third quarter of 2018, producer prices rose by 2.1 percent. Producer Prices in Australia averaged 91.06 Index Points from 1998 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 109.40 Index Points in the second quarter of 2018 and a record low of 70.70 Index Points in the first quarter of 1999.

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Australia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.10 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.40 7.55 -1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 113.50 113.00 113.50 4.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 114.60 114.25 114.60 75.47 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.90 10.70 1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 106.48 106.29 106.48 6.59 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 110.30 109.40 110.30 70.70 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.10 1.50 6.30 -1.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 100.10 96.50 112.20 16.30 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 112.10 110.00 116.30 51.50 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 0.30 20.60 -3.20 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.60 4.00 8.60 2.80 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 121.30 120.80 121.30 10.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.30 105.50 106.30 11.30 Index Points [+]


Australia Producer Prices

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. Australia Producer Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.30 109.40 110.30 70.70 1998 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
2011-2012=100, NSA




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Argentina 268.06 Sep/18
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