The Raw Materials Price Index in Canada fell 4.2 percent month over month in August of 2022, mainly driven by lower prices for crude energy products (-9.6%). Prices for conventional crude oil dropped 8.1%, and natural gas prices fell 19.4%, with increased production, pipeline capacity, and unplanned outages all playing a role in the significant price drop. This price movement is unique to Canada, as natural gas prices were high globally. Prices for grains (except wheat) fell 7.2%, while the price of wheat decreased 6.6%. source: Statistics Canada

Wholesale Prices in Canada averaged 72.16 points from 1981 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 165.40 points in May of 2022 and a record low of 38.50 points in July of 1986. This page provides - Canada Raw Materials Prices- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Raw Materials Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Wholesale Prices in Canada is expected to be 145.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Raw Materials Prices is projected to trend around 150.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Raw Materials Prices

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 7.00 7.60 percent Aug 2022
Inflation Rate MoM -0.30 0.10 percent Aug 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 152.60 153.10 points Aug 2022
Core Inflation Rate 5.80 6.10 percent Aug 2022
Core Consumer Prices 148.50 148.50 points Aug 2022
GDP Deflator 130.30 126.00 points Jun 2022
Producer Prices 126.70 128.70 points Aug 2022
Producer Prices Change 10.60 11.50 percent Aug 2022
Export Prices 153.60 158.90 points Jul 2022
Import Prices 144.70 143.90 points Jul 2022
Food Inflation 9.80 9.20 percent Aug 2022
Commodity Prices YoY 17.60 19.10 percent Aug 2022
Wholesale Prices 146.60 153.00 points Aug 2022
CPI Transportation 169.70 174.10 points Aug 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 164.10 164.20 points Aug 2022

Canada Raw Materials Prices
The raw materials price index (RPMI) reflects the prices paid by Canadian manufacturers for key raw materials. Unlike the industrial product price index, the RMPI includes goods that are not produced in Canada.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
146.60 153.00 165.40 38.50 1981 - 2022 points Monthly
2020=100, NSA