Friday, September 13, 2013


[IWS] BLS: PRODUCER PRICE INDEXES - AUGUST 2013 [13 September 2013]

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New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau



PRODUCER PRICE INDEXES - AUGUST 2013 [13 September 2013]


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The Producer Price Index for finished goods rose 0.3 percent in August, seasonally adjusted, the

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Prices for finished goods were unchanged in

July and increased 0.8 percent in June. At the earlier stages of processing, prices received by

producers of intermediate goods were unchanged in August, and the crude goods index fell 2.7

percent. On an unadjusted basis, prices for finished goods moved up 1.4 percent for the 12

months ended in August, the smallest advance since a 0.5-percent rise in April 2013. (See table



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