Greece - Producer Price Index (PPI)





Greece: Producer Price Index (PPI)

Mnemonic PPI.IGRC
Unit Index 2010=100, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.68 %
Data May 2019 107.8
Apr 2019 108.54

Series Information

Source Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)
Release Producer Price Index
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1981
End Date 5/31/2019

Greece: Price

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Jun 2019 107.46 106.95 Index 2009=100, NSA Monthly
Producer Price Index (PPI) May 2019 107.8 108.54 Index 2010=100, NSA Monthly
Wholesale Price Index Dec 2004 110.42 109.93 Index 2005=100 Monthly

Release Information

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
merchandise.

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