PRODUCER PRICE INDEX (Goods) - June 2016

FBoS Release No: 61, 2016
30th September 2016

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


The All Items PPI (Goods) index stood at 114.6 for the June quarter of 2016, representing an increase of 2.0 and 0.3 percentage points when compared to a year earlier and to the March quarter of 2016 respectively.

The movement of the “All Items” index is influenced by the following;

  1. The world market price and exchange rate fluctuations for gold and copra;
  2. Preferential price for sugar and
  3. Supplier prices of wearing apparel and footwear & leather products, furniture, paper & paper products and printing & reproduction of recorded media, other non-metallic mineral products, wood and of products of wood and cork except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials and repair and installation of machinery and equipment.





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 2016 will be released in December, 2016.