Producer prices in Malta increased 3.40 percent year-on-year in October 2018, from 3.85 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest producer inflation since January, as cost went up at a softer pace for intermediate goods (7.07 percent vs 8.27 percent in September), while prices remained flat for energy and advanced at the same pace for capital goods (0.33 percent). Contrarily, prices rose slightly more for consumer goods (1.62 percent vs 1.59 percent), led by non-durable goods (1.79 percent vs 1.76 percent) while cost of durable goods was unchanged. On a monthly basis, producer prices edged down 0.35 percent, following a 0.44 percent gain in September. Producer Prices Change in Malta averaged -0.55 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.50 percent in October of 2006 and a record low of -9.70 percent in October of 2007.

Producer Prices Change in Malta is expected to be 3.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Malta to stand at 3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-27 09:00 AM PPI YoY 3.9% 6.4% 6.4%
2018-09-26 09:00 AM PPI YoY 3.5% 3.9% 6.2%
2018-10-30 10:00 AM PPI YoY 3.9% 3.6% 6.2%
2018-11-27 10:00 AM PPI YoY 3.4% 3.9% 3.6%
2018-12-27 10:00 AM PPI YoY 3.4% 3.4%
2019-01-29 10:00 AM PPI YoY 3.50%
2019-02-26 10:00 AM PPI YoY


Malta Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 2.50 5.74 -1.08 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -1.20 -0.80 4.16 -3.44 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.88 101.53 101.88 74.37 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 105.45 106.69 107.56 61.45 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 87.37 81.35 136.90 81.35 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 106.60 106.81 114.38 93.76 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.40 3.90 9.50 -9.70 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.00 3.30 6.80 -0.40 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 103.78 103.20 109.63 99.38 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 101.89 105.89 105.89 87.51 Index Points [+]


Malta Producer Prices Change

In Malta, the industrial producer price index monitors the changes in selling prices of all leading products within a sample of 83 large enterprises which account for over 80 per cent of the total industrial turnover. The index includes prices for both domestic and non-domestic markets. This page provides - Malta Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malta Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 3.90 9.50 -9.70 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 79.60 Oct/18
Australia 2.10 Sep/18
Brazil 10.80 Nov/18
Canada 5.30 Oct/18
China 2.70 Nov/18
Euro Area 4.90 Oct/18
France 3.90 Oct/18
Germany 3.30 Oct/18
India 4.64 Nov/18
Indonesia 5.06 Nov/18
Italy 5.80 Oct/18
Japan 2.30 Nov/18
Mexico 6.51 Nov/18
Netherlands 4.89 Oct/18
Russia 16.90 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 16.30 Oct/18
Singapore 12.40 Oct/18
South Africa 6.80 Nov/18
South Korea 2.20 Oct/18
Spain 4.50 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.40 Nov/18
Turkey 38.54 Nov/18
United Kingdom 3.30 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Nov/18


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