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Producers Price Index Manufacturing - 3rd Quarter 2013

Highlights
 
1.    The PPI-M, which stood at 134.3 in June 2013, registered a decrease of 0.7 point (-0.5%) over the third quarter to reach 133.6 in September 2013. On a monthly basis, the index gained 0.3 point (+0.2%) in July, remained unchanged in August and lost 1.0 point (-0.7%) in September 2013.
 
  1. The average PPI-M for the third quarter of 2013 was 134.3, up by 6.4 points or 4.9% compared to 127.9 for the third quarter of 2012. This was mainly due to increases in the producer prices of the following:
 
 
                  (i)       Wearing apparel (+8.2%);
                 (ii)       Food products and beverages (+6.2%);
                 (iii)       Chemicals and chemical products (+6.1);
                 (iv)      Furniture (+4.7%).
 
 
December 2013