South Africa Producer Prices Change  2013-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Producer price inflation in South Africa rose to 4.6 percent year-on-year in May of 2018 from 4.4 percent in April and above market expectations of a 4.4 percent gain. It was the highest producer inflation rate since January, as cost increased further for food, beverages and tobacco (1.3 percent compared to 0.8 percent in April) and coke, petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic products (10.0 percent compared to 9.5 percent). Meanwhile, prices slowed for transport equipment (7.2 percent compared to 8.2 percent) and electrical machinery and communication (8.6 percent compared to 9.4 percent). Also, producer inflation was steady for metals, machinery and computer equipment (2.3 percent, the same as in April) and paper and printed products (7.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices advanced 0.7 percent, easing from a 1.0 percent increase in the previous month. Producer Prices Change in South Africa averaged 5.69 percent from 2013 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 8.80 percent in April of 2014 and a record low of 2.61 percent in February of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-26 09:30 AM PPI YoY 3.7% 4.2% 4.1% 4.0%
2018-05-31 09:30 AM PPI YoY 4.4% 3.7% 4.2% 4.3%
2018-06-28 09:30 AM PPI YoY 4.6% 4.4% 4.4% 4.3%
2018-07-26 09:30 AM PPI YoY 4.6% 5.2% 4.9%
2018-08-30 09:30 AM PPI YoY 5.0%
2018-09-27 09:30 AM PPI YoY 5.1%


South Africa Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.60 4.40 20.70 0.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.20 6.70 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.60 107.20 107.60 1.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 107.10 106.90 107.10 63.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.20 4.40 8.30 2.90 percent [+]
Producer Prices 106.80 106.10 219.40 4.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.60 4.40 8.80 2.61 percent [+]
Export Prices 149.00 155.50 155.50 0.60 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 141.40 142.00 143.60 1.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.40 3.40 15.60 0.60 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 5.34 5.34 8.72 3.90 Percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 106.00 105.70 106.00 56.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 110.20 108.20 116.90 81.70 Index Points [+]


South Africa Producer Prices Change

This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Producer Prices Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 4.40 8.80 2.61 2013 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100, NSA




producer prices change by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.70 Mar/18
Brazil 6.40 May/18
Canada 3.10 May/18
China 4.70 Jun/18
Euro Area 3.00 May/18
France 2.90 May/18
Germany 3.00 Jun/18
India 5.77 Jun/18
Indonesia 5.92 May/18
Italy 2.40 May/18
Japan 2.80 Jun/18
Netherlands 3.33 May/18
Russia 16.10 Jun/18
South Korea 2.60 Jun/18
Spain 2.90 May/18
Switzerland 3.50 Jun/18
Turkey 23.71 Jun/18
United Kingdom 3.10 Jun/18
United States 3.40 Jun/18


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