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China : Producer Price Index  
Released On 10/13/2013 9:30:00 PM For Sep, 2013
PriorConsensusActual
M/M % Change0.1 %0.2 %
Y/Y % Change-1.8 %-1.4 %-1.3 %

Highlights
September producer prices were down 1.3 percent from a year ago after sliding 1.6 percent in August. On the month, the PPI was up 0.2 percent. For the nine months through September the PPI was down 2.1 percent when compared with a year ago. Production materials prices are firming. They were down 1.7 percent after declining 2.1 percent in August and 3.0 percent in July. Consumer goods prices slipped 0.1 percent after remaining unchanged for the previous three months. Clothing and related products prices were up 1.0 percent. Ferrous prices appear to be firming, dropping 1.4 percent after sliding 3.7 percent in August and 5.9 percent in July. However, non-ferrous metal prices dropped 5.7 percent after declining 4.5 percent in August.

Definition
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods purchased and sold by producers. The industrial producer price index reflects the trend and level of prices change when the products are sold for the first time. The industrial purchaser price index reflects the trend and level of prices change for the products purchased by the industrial enterprises as intermediate inputs.  Why Investors Care
 
 

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