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Producer Price Index (PPI)

Producer Price Index (PPI)


An economic indicator that tracks the rise and fall of prices at the wholesale level. It is reported as a total number and as the CORE PPI, which excludes the highly volatile food and energy prices. Preliminary PPI data and a final revision from previous four months are released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics during the second week of each month. Compare to Consumer Price Index (CPI); Core CPI.

Related Terms

 • Consumer Price Index (CPI)  • core CPI  • core PPI  • index