|Unit||Index 2003=100, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
Data are disseminated on the producer price index, a Laspeyres index (2003=100) covering the agricultural, manufacturing, mining and energy sectors nationwide. The index is updated every year.
The index is compiled for the total, and for the main economic activities according to NACE Rev. 1.
The news release "Producer Price Index Results" publishes the following: (1) data for the reference month showing indices for the total; and (2) data for the reference month compared with the same month of the previous year showing indices for the sectors and sub-sectors.
The indices are not seasonally adjusted.
Definition: Producer Price Index (PPI) is a measure of the change in the prices of goods and services sold as output by domestic producers. The industry part of PPI corresponds with output prices definition that is given in Methodology of Short-Term Business Statistics by Eurostat and is not included exports. However in the current situation industrial PPI does not cover exports that is difference from the methodology mentioned.
Classification: Items are classified according to the NACE, Revision 1. Sectors A (Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry), B (Fishing), C (Mining and Stone Quarrying), D (Manufactoring) and E (Energy) are covered.
Scope of the data
Types of prices: Prices are cash prices, excluding VAT and all relevant taxes.
Source data collection programs
The data are obtained from a survey of approximately 1,700 firms, representing coverage of 70-80 percent of the nationwide share in total production.
Source data definitions, scope, classifications, valuation, and time of recording
Source data statistical techniques
Validation of intermediate results
Verification of prices: The initial analyses of the data obtained from the price collection forms are carried out on PCs. The information related to the month for which index is to be calculated is checked through the use of various programs. Identified problems are further analyzed by directly communicating with the establishments.
The data are final when first released and are not subject to revision.
For more information, please visit the IMF website: http://dsbb.imf.org/Pages/SDDS/CtyCtgBaseList.aspx?ctycode=TUR&catcode=PPI00.