|Unit||Index 2010=100, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
The PPI in industry measures the change in the trading prices of industrial products on the domestic and the non-domestic market at the initial stage of transactions. In combination, the sub-indices for the above two markets give the overall change in Producer Price Index in Industry. The measurement of the producer prices meets a need for information on the short-term economic activity both of the National Member State and the European Union as a whole. They permit monthly monitoring of prices at different stages of the manufacturing process and they are also a means of distinguishing effective growth of the activity from price changes and provide information to the business community on particular markets of interest to them.
The price data collected in the framework of the compilation of PPI refer mainly to transactions
between the enterprises that produce and sell the selected products for reporting and the enterprises
that buy those products,irrespective of whether those products are to be used as raw materials or as
Please refer to the summary methodologies located on the International Monetary Fund's website.
The data are final when first released and are not subject to revision. The PPI is a fixed based index. The index in question is updated every five years in years ending in 0 or 5