Producer prices for final demand in the US edged up 0.1 percent in November 2018, following a 0.6 percent advance in October and compared to market expectations of a flat reading. The cost of services increased 0.3 percent (vs 0.7 percent in October), boosted by a 0.3 percent advance in the index for trade services. Meanwhile, the cost of wholesale goods fell 0.4 percent (vs 0.6 percent in October), the largest drop since May 2017, with energy prices declining the most since September 2015 (-5 percent vs 2.7 percent). Food costs increased 1.3 percent, after a 1 percent gain in October. The core index, which excludes food and energy, went up 0.3 percent in November after gaining 0.5 percent in October and also above forecasts of 0.1 percent. On a yearly basis, producer prices climbed 2.5 percent and the core index increased 2.7 percent. Producer Prices in the United States averaged 109.17 Index Points from 2009 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 117.30 Index Points in November of 2018 and a record low of 100.20 Index Points in November of 2009.

Producer Prices in the United States is expected to be 120.00 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 120.23 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Producer Prices is projected to trend around 130.00 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 0.1%
2019-02-14 01:30 PM PPI MoM
2019-03-13 12:30 PM PPI MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.50 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.30 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.88 252.83 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 259.48 258.94 259.48 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.65 110.27 110.65 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.30 117.20 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.90 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.80 127.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.20 128.20 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 1.20 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 260.47 260.27 260.47 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 209.92 213.48 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.46 110.34 110.46 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.50 116.10 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.77 108.58 108.77 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.97 3.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
117.30 117.20 117.30 100.20 2009 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2009M11=100; SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 275.05 Oct/18
Australia 110.30 Sep/18
Brazil 760.60 Nov/18
Canada 119.20 Oct/18
China 102.70 Nov/18
Euro Area 106.20 Oct/18
France 103.90 Oct/18
Germany 105.00 Oct/18
India 121.80 Nov/18
Indonesia 165.83 Nov/18
Italy 106.40 Oct/18
Japan 102.10 Nov/18
Mexico 130.33 Nov/18
Netherlands 107.20 Oct/18
Russia 717.40 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 116.80 Oct/18
Singapore 89.40 Oct/18
South Africa 111.70 Nov/18
South Korea 105.41 Oct/18
Spain 106.20 Oct/18
Switzerland 103.10 Nov/18
Turkey 432.55 Nov/18
United Kingdom 115.10 Oct/18
United States 117.30 Nov/18


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