Producer prices for final demand in the US climbed 0.6 percent from a month earlier in March 2019, following a 0.1 percent gain in February and easily beating market expectations of 0.3 percent. That was the largest increase since last October, as goods prices surged 1 percent, the most since May 2015, boosted by a 5.6 percent jump in energy costs. In addition, services prices rose 0.3 percent, as a 1.1 percent increase in cost for trade services was enough to offset a 0.8 percent decline in prices for transportation and warehousing services. The core index, which excludes food and energy, went up 0.3 percent from the previous month, after a 0.1 percent gain in February and also beating consensus of 0.2 percent. On a yearly basis, producer prices rose 2.2 percent and the core index advanced 2.4 percent. Producer Prices in the United States averaged 109.46 Index Points from 2009 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 117.90 Index Points in March of 2019 and a record low of 100.20 Index Points in November of 2009.

Producer Prices in the United States is expected to be 118.84 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices in the United States to stand at 119.71 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Producer Prices is projected to trend around 124.62 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-15 01:30 PM PPI MoM -0.2% 0.1% -0.1%
2019-02-14 01:30 PM PPI MoM -0.1% -0.1% 0.1%
2019-03-13 12:30 PM PPI MoM 0.1% -0.1% 0.2%
2019-04-11 12:30 PM PPI MoM 0.6% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
2019-05-09 12:30 PM PPI MoM 0.6%
2019-06-11 12:30 PM PPI MoM
2019-07-12 12:30 PM PPI MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.50 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 254.15 252.78 254.15 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 261.37 261.11 261.37 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.00 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.19 110.68 111.19 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.90 117.20 117.90 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.20 1.90 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.10 126.20 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.50 125.80 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.10 2.00 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 263.89 263.06 263.89 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 208.84 204.24 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 111.00 110.93 111.00 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 117.20 116.90 117.20 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.87 108.94 108.94 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.82 2.79 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Producer Prices

In the United States, the Producer Price Index for final demand measures price change for commodities sold for personal consumption, capital investment, government, and export. It is composed of six main price indexes: final demand goods (33 percent of the total weight), which includes food and energy; final demand trade services (20 percent); final demand transportation and warehousing services (4 percent); final demand services less trade, transportation, and warehousing (41 percent); final demand construction (2 percent); and overall final demand. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Producer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Producer Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
117.90 117.20 117.90 100.20 2009 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2009M11=100; SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 288.33 Feb/19
Australia 110.80 Dec/18
Brazil 776.78 Mar/19
Canada 117.10 Feb/19
China 100.40 Mar/19
Euro Area 105.50 Feb/19
France 104.10 Feb/19
Germany 104.90 Mar/19
India 120.00 Mar/19
Indonesia 165.72 Mar/19
Italy 105.10 Feb/19
Japan 101.50 Mar/19
Mexico 130.38 Mar/19
Netherlands 105.40 Feb/19
Russia 682.30 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 116.50 Feb/19
Singapore 96.34 Feb/19
South Africa 110.10 Feb/19
South Korea 104.14 Mar/19
Spain 104.50 Feb/19
Switzerland 102.20 Mar/19
Turkey 431.98 Mar/19
United Kingdom 115.40 Mar/19
United States 117.90 Mar/19


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