Keeping you up to date on the latest data releases.
- Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index (PPI) decreased at an annualized rate of 0.6 percent in March and on a year-over-year basis, PPI is up 1.7 percent. Producer prices for finished consumer foods increased at an annualized rate of 9.1 percent. Energy prices decreased at an annualized rate of 11.6 percent. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, “core” PPI is up 1.3 percent and “core” crude prices increased 5.9 percent.