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Business Price Indexes: September 2017 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  17 November 2017
Key facts

In the September 2017 quarter:

  • The output producers price index (PPI) rose 1.0 percent.
  • The input PPI rose 1.0 percent.
  • PPI outputs were up mainly due to electricity prices and dairy cattle farming.
  • PPI inputs were up mainly due to dairy product manufacturing and electricity prices.
  • The farm expenses price index (FEPI) rose 0.4 percent.
  • The capital goods price index (CGPI) rose 0.5 percent.
Price indexes: September 2017 quarter

Quarterly change %

Annual change %

Prices received by producers (output PPI)

1.0

5.3

Prices paid by producers (input PPI)

1.0

4.3

Prices paid by farmers (FEPI)

0.4

1.6

Capital goods prices (CGPI)

0.5

2.9

Salary and wage rates, including overtime (LCI)

0.6

1.9

Prices paid by consumers (CPI)

0.5

1.9

 

Price indexes: June 2017 quarter

Quarterly change %

Annual change %

Export prices for goods (overseas trade index)

2.4 P

11.6 P

Import prices for goods (overseas trade index)

0.9 P

1.3 P

Symbol: P provisional    

 

 

 

Your feedback

We'd like your comments and feedback about the business price indexes (BPI), including the PPI, CGPI, and FEPI. In particular:

  • How do you use the BPI?
  • What suggestions do you have for improvements to the BPI?

Please contact us by email: angus.crowe@stats.govt.nz
Phone: 0508 525 525 (toll-free in New Zealand)

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 2423-0340 
17 November 2017

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