US producer prices fell 0.2 percent from a month earlier in December 2018, following a 0.1 percent increase in November and compared to market expectations of a 0.1 percent drop. The cost of wholesale goods fell 0.4 percent, the same as in November, with energy prices declining the most since September 2015 (-5.4 percent vs -5 percent). In addition, the cost of services was 0.1 percent lower (vs 0.3 percent in November), led by a 0.3 percent decrease in the index for trade services. The core index, which excludes food and energy, edged down 0.1 percent in December after rising 0.3 percent in November and missing forecasts of a 0.2 percent gain. On a yearly basis, producer prices climbed 2.5 percent and the core index increased 2.7 percent. Considering 2018 full year, producer inflation averaged 2.5 percent, the same as in 2017. Producer Prices in the United States averaged 109.24 Index Points from 2009 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 117.30 Index Points in November of 2018 and a record low of 100.20 Index Points in November of 2009.

Producer Prices in the United States is expected to be 118.47 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices in the United States to stand at 121.14 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Producer Prices is projected to trend around 129.02 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-10 12:30 PM PPI MoM 0.2% -0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
2018-11-09 01:30 PM PPI MoM 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-12-11 01:30 PM PPI MoM 0.1% 0.6% 0%
2019-01-15 01:30 PM PPI MoM -0.2% 0.1% -0.1%
2019-02-14 01:30 PM PPI MoM -0.2%
2019-03-13 12:30 PM PPI MoM
2019-04-11 12:30 PM PPI MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.73 252.88 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 260.03 259.48 260.03 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.68 110.27 110.68 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.10 117.30 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.50 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.10 126.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.70 125.90 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 261.36 260.47 261.36 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.54 209.92 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.67 110.50 110.67 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.40 116.50 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.87 108.81 108.87 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 2.97 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Producer Prices

In the United States, the Producer Price Index for final demand measures price change for commodities sold for personal consumption, capital investment, government, and export. It is composed of six main price indexes: final demand goods (33 percent of the total weight), which includes food and energy; final demand trade services (20 percent); final demand transportation and warehousing services (4 percent); final demand services less trade, transportation, and warehousing (41 percent); final demand construction (2 percent); and overall final demand. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Producer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Producer Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
117.10 117.30 117.30 100.20 2009 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2009M11=100; SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 277.37 Dec/18
Australia 110.30 Sep/18
Brazil 754.37 Dec/18
Canada 118.10 Nov/18
China 100.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 105.90 Nov/18
France 104.30 Nov/18
Germany 104.70 Dec/18
India 120.10 Dec/18
Indonesia 165.91 Dec/18
Italy 105.70 Nov/18
Japan 101.50 Dec/18
Mexico 130.81 Dec/18
Netherlands 105.50 Nov/18
Russia 722.40 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 116.90 Nov/18
Singapore 85.20 Nov/18
South Africa 111.70 Nov/18
South Korea 104.09 Dec/18
Spain 105.20 Nov/18
Switzerland 102.50 Dec/18
Turkey 422.94 Dec/18
United Kingdom 114.90 Dec/18
United States 117.10 Dec/18


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