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PPI-Manufacturing 1st Quarter 2015

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX – MANUFACTURING (PPI-M)
 
1st Quarter 2015
 
HIGHLIGHTS
 
 
1.                  The PPI-M, which stood at 133.5 in December 2014, registered an increase of 0.3 point (+0.3%) during the first quarter to reach 133.8 in March 2015. On a monthly basis, the index gained 0.9 point (+0.7%) in January, lost 1.4 points (-1.0%) in February and gained 0.8 point (+0.6%) in March.
 
2.                  The average PPI-M for the first quarter of 2015 was 133.7, up by 0.2 point or +0.2% compared to the first quarter of 2014. That was mainly due to rises in the prices of “Rubber and plastic products” (+2.6%) and “Chemicals and chemical products” (+1.0%).
 
                                                                                                                          
JUNE 2015