Producer Price Index

FBoS Release No: 80, 2017
27th December 2017


The Producer Price Index (Goods) measures the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers of goods, that is, the prices of goods as and when they leave the factory or the producers’ premises. Information contained in this release are used to estimate Gross Domestic Product at Constant Prices.

The Fiji Standard Industrial Classification (FSIC) 2010 has been used for classifying industries and commodities.

The PPI (Goods) survey covers the following industries; Mining & Quarrying, Manufacturing, Electricity and Water.

June Quarter Highlights

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The All Items PPI (Goods) index stood at 114.4 for the June quarter of 2017, representing a decline of 0.2 and 0.3 percentage points when compared to a year earlier and to the March quarter of 2017 respectively.

The movement of the “All Items” index is influenced by the following;
1) Preferential price for sugar;
2) Supplier prices of paper & paper products and printing & reproduction of recorded media and food products.

 

 

 

 

 

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For further enquiries, please contact Ms. Komal Devi on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext. 386 239) or direct line 323 0839.

The Producer Price Index for September Quarter 2017 will be released in December, 2017.