Factory gate prices of goods produced by the UK manufacturers increased 2.5 percent year-on-year in December of 2018, easing from a downwardly revised 3.0 percent rise in the prior month and below market expectations of a 2.9 percent gain. It is the softest producer inflation since April, as prices slowed for petroleum products (5.1% vs 10.9% in November), namely fuels (8.3% vs 9.4%); chemicals & chemical products (7.8% vs 8.1%); tobacco products, including duty (7.3% vs 9.9%) and food products (0.6% vs 1.2%). Also, prices for materials and fuels paid by the UK manufacturers for processing (input prices) rose at a slower 3.7 percent, down sharply from a downwardly revised 5.3 percent gain in November and marking the slowest increase since June 2016. On a monthly basis, output prices dropped 0.3 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.1 percent increase in November and against market expectations of a 0.1 percent rise. Producer Prices Change in the United Kingdom averaged 5.06 percent from 1964 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 27.80 percent in January of 1975 and a record low of -1.90 percent in August of 2015.

Producer Prices Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in the United Kingdom to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-17 08:30 AM PPI Output YoY 3.1% 2.9% 2.9% 2.5%
2018-11-14 09:30 AM PPI Output YoY 3.3% 3.1% 3.1% 3%
2018-12-19 09:30 AM PPI Output YoY 3.1% 3.3% 2.9% 2.9%
2019-01-16 09:30 AM PPI Output YoY 2.5% 3% 2.9% 2.8%
2019-02-13 09:30 AM PPI Output YoY 2.5%
2019-03-20 09:30 AM PPI Output YoY
2019-04-17 08:30 AM PPI Output YoY 1.7%


United Kingdom Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 2.30 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.20 3.37 -0.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.10 107.00 107.10 48.40 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 107.14 106.97 107.14 48.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 107.20 106.80 107.20 72.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.80 3.70 -0.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.50 104.05 104.50 4.24 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 3.00 27.80 -1.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 0.50 13.00 -3.30 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.20 3.00 4.40 1.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices 114.90 115.20 115.20 8.10 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 113.40 113.20 113.40 89.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 105.80 105.80 105.80 31.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 111.30 110.40 113.30 40.40 Index Points [+]


United Kingdom Producer Prices Change

In the United Kingdom, the Producer Price Index (PPI) is a monthly survey that measures the price changes of goods bought and sold by manufacturers and provides an important measure of inflation. The factory gate price (the output price) is the price of goods sold by UK manufacturers. It includes costs such as labour, raw materials and energy, as well as interest on loans, site or building maintenance, or rent and excludes taxes. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Producer Prices Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 3.00 27.80 -1.90 1964 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 76.00 Nov/18
Australia 2.10 Sep/18
Brazil 10.80 Nov/18
Canada 2.80 Nov/18
China 0.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 4.00 Nov/18
France 2.60 Nov/18
Germany 3.30 Nov/18
India 3.80 Dec/18
Indonesia 5.06 Nov/18
Italy 4.50 Nov/18
Japan 1.50 Dec/18
Mexico 6.51 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.43 Nov/18
Russia 16.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 16.20 Nov/18
Singapore 5.10 Nov/18
South Africa 6.80 Nov/18
South Korea 1.60 Nov/18
Spain 3.00 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.60 Dec/18
Turkey 33.64 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Dec/18
United States 2.50 Dec/18


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