Producer prices fall again
August 13, 2001
The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods declined 0.9 percent in July, seasonally adjusted. This index posted a 0.4-percent drop in June and increased 0.1 percent in May.
Prices received by manufacturers of intermediate goods fell 1.0 percent in July, following a 0.1-percent decrease a month earlier. The crude goods index posted a 5.3-percent decline, after moving down 6.0 percent in June.
From July 2000 to July 2001, prices for finished goods advanced 1.5 percent.
These data are a product of the BLS Producer Price Index program. Find out more in the "Producer Price Indexes, July 2001", news release USDL 01-250. All producer price indexes are routinely subject to revision once, 4 months after original publication, to reflect the availability of late reports and corrections by respondents.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Producer prices fall again on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/aug/wk2/art01.htm (visited October 26, 2016).
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