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Published: 18 May 2009

Producer Price Indices in April 2009

Producer prices for manufactured products fell by 7.0 per cent, export prices by 9.6 per cent and import prices by 8.9 per cent from April 2008 to April 2009. The basic price index for domestic supply fell by 5.9 per cent in the year. The year-on-year change in the wholesale price index was -6.9 per cent.

The fall in the producer prices for manufactured products was caused, among other things, by reductions in the prices of oil products and non-ferrous metals, especially copper, from April 2008. The fall in the prices was curbed by risen price of electricity.

From March to April, producer prices for manufactured goods fell by 0.2 per cent. The fall in the prices was especially due to reductions in the prices of electronic products. The fall in the prices was curbed by risen price of copper.

Month-on-month and year-on-year changes in Producer Price Indices in April 2009

Indices
(2005=100)
Point figure
04/2009
Change %
03/2009 - 04/2009
Change %
04/2008 - 04/2009
Producer price index for manufactured products, total 103.0 -0.2 -7.0
Export price index 94.1 -0.5 -9.6
Import price index 102.3 -0.6 -8.9
Basic price index for domestic supply 108.8 -0.5 -5.9
Wholesale price index 107.2 -0.5 -6.9

Source: Producer Price Indices 2009, April. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ms Jaana Hellman +358 9 1734 2661, Mr Toni Udd +358 9 1734 3380, thi.tilastokeskus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mr Kari Molnar

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Producer price indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-3695. April 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.8.2020].
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