Switzerland's producer and import prices climbed 6.9 percent from a year earlier in May of 2022, accelerating from a 6.7 percent gain in April. It was the highest producer and import price inflation since September of 1981, driven by faster increases in import prices (11.9 percent vs 11.3 percent in April), while producer prices continued to rise (4.4 percent vs 4.5 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices gained 0.9 percent in May, easing from a 1.3 percent growth in the prior month, which was the highest level since January 1985, with upward pressure mainly coming from prices of petroleum and chemical products. By contrast, prices fell for non-ferrous metals and products and computers. source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office

Producer Prices Change in Switzerland averaged 1.04 percent from 1964 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 18.66 percent in April of 1974 and a record low of -6.80 percent in August of 2015. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Producer Prices Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Producer Prices Change in Switzerland is expected to be 3.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2023 and 2.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-12 06:30 AM Apr 6.7% 6.1% 6.3%
2022-06-15 06:30 AM May 6.9% 6.7% 7.1%
2022-07-14 06:30 AM Jun 6.9%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 3.40 2.90 percent Jun 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.70 percent Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 104.55 103.96 points Jun 2022
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.70 percent Jun 2022
Core Consumer Prices 102.40 102.23 points Jun 2022
Producer Prices 109.43 108.40 points May 2022
Producer Prices Change 6.90 6.70 percent May 2022
Export Prices 103.10 102.90 points May 2022
Food Inflation 1.90 1.10 percent Jun 2022
CPI Transportation 117.67 114.78 points Jun 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 105.85 105.52 points Jun 2022

Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY
In Switzerland, the Producer Price Index (PPI) is officially named “Producer and Import Price Index”. Producer price index measures the price development of goods that are produced and sold by enterprises operating within the country and the import price index measures the price development of imported goods. Only domestic sales are considered for the producer price index when combining the indices.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.90 6.70 18.66 -6.80 1964 - 2022 percent Monthly
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Swiss Producer Inflation Highest Since 1981
Switzerland's producer and import prices climbed 6.9 percent from a year earlier in May of 2022, accelerating from a 6.7 percent gain in April. It was the highest producer and import price inflation since September of 1981, driven by faster increases in import prices (11.9 percent vs 11.3 percent in April), while producer prices continued to rise (4.4 percent vs 4.5 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices gained 0.9 percent in May, easing from a 1.3 percent growth in the prior month, which was the highest level since January 1985, with upward pressure mainly coming from prices of petroleum and chemical products. By contrast, prices fell for non-ferrous metals and products and computers.
2022-06-15
Swiss Producer Inflation Highest Since 1981
Switzerland's producer and import prices increased 6.7 percent from a year earlier in April of 2022, accelerating from a 6.1 percent rise in March. It was the highest producer and import price inflation since October of 1981, boosted by faster rises both in import prices (11.3 percent vs 10.2 percent in March) and producer prices (4.5 percent vs 4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices rose 1.3 percent in April, the most since January 1985, advancing from a 0.8 percent gain in the prior month, with upward pressure coming from prices of petroleum, basic metals and semi-finished metal products. By contrast, falling prices were seen for crude oil and natural gas.
2022-05-12
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Rise the Most Since 1981
Switzerland's producer and import prices climbed 6.1 percent from a year earlier in March of 2022, accelerating from a 5.8 percent rise in February. It was the fastest producer and import price inflation since October of 1981, underpinned by steeper increases both in import prices (10.2 percent vs 9.8 percent in February) and producer prices (4.1 percent vs 3.9 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices rose 0.8 percent in March, advancing from a 0.4 percent increase in the prior month, with upward pressure coming from prices of petroleum, basic metals and semi-finished metal products. In contrast, falling prices were seen for pharmaceutical preparations and computers.
2022-04-14