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Prices

Prices – producer prices: 1992-2002

Prices

PRODUCER PRICES

The producer price index for all finished goods was unchanged in

August. Prices of finished consumer foods fell 0.4 percent, while prices

of other finished consumer goods rose 0.2 percent. Capital equipment

prices fell 0.1 percent.

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[1982 = 100; monthly data seasonally adjusted]

Finished Goods

Finished goods

excluding

consumer foods

Period Total

fin- Con-

ished sumer Consumer

goods foods Total goods

Total

1992 123.2 123.3 123.1 120.8

1993 124.7 125.7 124.4 121.7

1994 125.5 126.8 125.1 121.6

1995 127.9 129.0 127.5 124.0

1996 131.3 133.6 130.5 127.6

1997 131.8 134.5 130.9 128.2

1998 130.7 134.3 129.5 126.4

1999 133.0 135.1 132.3 130.5

2000 138.0 137.2 138.1 138.4

2001 140.7 141.3 140.4 141.4

2001: Aug 140.6 142.0 140.0 140.7

Sept 141.1 142.2 140.6 141.5

Oct 139.2 142.1 138.3 138.4

Nov 138.3 140.9 137.4 137.1

Dec 137.8 140.7 136.9 136.3

2002: Jan 137.8 141.8 136.5 135.9

Feb 138.1 142.9 136.7 136.0

Mar 139.3 143.8 138.0 138.0

Apr (r) 139.1 139.5 138.7 139.3

May 138.6 139.2 138.2 138.6

June 138.8 139.4 138.5 138.8

July 138.5 139.3 138.1 138.5

Aug 138.5 138.8 138.2 138.8

Finished Goods

Finished goods

excluding

consumer foods

Period Total

fin-

Consumer goods ished

Capital con-

equip- sumer

Durable Nondurable ment goods

1992 125.7 117.3 129.1 121.7

1993 128.0 117.6 131.4 123.0

1994 130.9 116.2 134.1 123.3

1995 132.7 118.8 136.7 125.6

1996 134.2 123.3 138.3 129.5

1997 133.7 124.3 138.2 130.2

1998 132.9 122.2 137.6 128.9

1999 133.0 127.9 137.6 132.0

2000 132.9 138.7 138.8 138.2

2001 134.0 142.8 139.7 141.5

2001: Aug 134.3 141.7 140.0 141.2

Sept 134.6 142.7 140.1 141.8

Oct 133.2 138.9 139.5 139.6

Nov 133.1 137.1 139.4 138.4

Dec 133.7 135.7 139.6 137.7

2002: Jan 133.4 135.4 139.5 137.8

Feb 133.9 135.3 139.6 138.2

Mar 133.6 138.4 139.5 139.9

Apr (r) 133.2 140.4 139.2 139.6

May 133.3 139.3 139.2 139.0

June 133.6 139.5 139.4 139.2

July 132.7 139.5 138.9 139.0

Aug 132.3 140.1 138.7 139.0

Intermediate materials

Period

Foods

Total and Other

feeds (1)

1992 114.7 110.7 114.9

1993 116.2 112.7 116.4

1994 118.5 114.8 118.7

1995 124.9 114.8 125.5

1996 125.7 128.1 125.6

1997 125.6 125.4 125.7

1998 123.0 116.2 123.4

1999 123.2 111.1 123.9

2000 129.2 111.7 130.1

2001 129.7 115.9 130.5

2001: Aug 129.2 118.9 129.8

Sept 129.3 118.0 129.9

Oct 127.6 117.5 128.2

Nov 126.7 115.6 127.3

Dec 125.9 114.3 126.6

2002: Jan 125.6 114.1 126.2

Feb 125.3 114.0 126.0

Mar 126.5 114.5 127.2

Apr (r) 127.5 113.7 128.3

May 127.3 112.9 128.1

June 127.6 113.7 128.4

July 127.8 115.4 128.5

Aug 128.3 116.1 128.9

Crude materials

Food

Period stuffs

Total and Other

feed-

stuffs

1992 100.4 105.1 93.5

1993 102.4 108.4 94.7

1994 101.8 106.5 94.8

1995 102.7 105.8 96.8

1996 113.8 121.5 104.5

1997 111.1 112.2 106.4

1998 96.8 103.9 88.4

1999 98.2 98.7 94.3

2000 120.6 100.2 130.4

2001 121.0 106.1 126.8

2001: Aug 112.5 107.9 111.5

Sept 107.6 108.8 102.9

Oct 98.1 105.0 89.9

Nov 102.9 99.9 101.3

Dec 95.5 97.6 90.6

2002: Jan 99.9 101.8 95.0

Feb 98.7 103.6 91.3

Mar 103.6 102.7 100.7

Apr (r) 108.0 96.2 113.8

May 109.5 96.5 116.3

June 105.6 95.6 110.0

July 106.2 97.0 110.0

Aug 107.9 98.9 111.3

(1) Intermediate materials for food manufacturing and feeds.

Source: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CONSUMER PRICES–ALL URBAN CONSUMERS

In August, the consumer price index for all urban consumers rose 0.3

percent both seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted. The index

was 1.8 percent above its year-earlier level.

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[1982-84=100, except as noted; monthly data seasonally adjusted, except

as noted]

All items (1) Housing

Shelter

Not

Period season- Season- Food

ally ally

adjust- adjust- Total (1) Total (1)

ed ed

(NSA)

Rel. imp. (3) 100.0 14.7 40.9 31.5

1992 140.3 137.9 137.5 151.2

1993 144.5 140.9 141.2 155.7

1994 148.2 144.3 144.8 160.5

1995 152.4 148.4 148.5 165.7

1996 156.9 153.3 152.8 171.0

1997 160.5 157.3 156.8 176.3

1998 163.0 160.7 160.4 182.1

1999 166.6 164.1 163.9 187.3

2000 172.2 167.8 169.6 193.4

2001 177.1 173.1 176.4 200.6

2001: Aug 177.5 177.4 173.9 177.2 201.8

Sept 178.3 178.1 174.2 177.0 202.0

Oct 177.7 177.6 174.9 177.0 202.5

Nov 177.4 177.5 174.8 177.5 203.5

Dec 176.7 177.3 174.8 177.9 204.3

2002: Jan 177.1 177.6 175.4 178.2 205.0

Feb 177.8 178.0 175.8 178.7 206.0

Mar 178.8 178.6 176.1 178.9 206.2

Apr 179.8 179.5 176.2 179.5 207.1

May 179.8 179.5 175.8 180.0 207.6

June 179.9 179.7 175.8 180.1 207.8

July 180.1 179.9 176.1 180.3 208.2

Aug 180.7 180.5 176.0 180.9 209.0

Housing Transportation

Shelter

Period Owners’ Fuels Ap-

Rent equiva- and parel

of pri- lent utili- Total (1)

mary rent ties

resi- (12/82=

dence 100)

Rel. imp. (3) 6.4 22.0 4.5 4.4 17.1

1992 146.9 155.5 117.8 131.9 126.5

1993 150.3 160.5 121.3 133.7 130.4

1994 154.0 165.8 122.8 133.4 134.3

1995 157.8 171.3 123.7 132.0 139.1

1996 162.0 176.8 127.5 131.7 143.0

1997 166.7 181.9 130.8 132.9 144.3

1998 172.1 187.8 128.5 133.0 141.6

1999 177.5 192.9 128.8 131.3 144.4

2000 183.9 198.7 137.9 129.6 153.3

2001 192.1 206.3 150.2 127.3 154.3

2001: Aug 193.2 207.4 150.0 125.8 153.2

Sept 194.0 208.1 148.0 126.0 155.8

Oct 194.7 209.0 145.3 126.5 152.5

Nov 195.4 209.9 144.5 125.7 150.1

Dec 196.2 210.7 143.4 124.9 148.8

2002: Jan 196.8 211.4 143.1 124.0 149.2

Feb 197.5 212.2 141.6 124.6 148.9

Mar 198.2 212.8 142.1 126.1 150.7

Apr 198.5 213.5 142.4 125.4 153.3

May 199.0 213.9 143.6 124.7 152.7

June 199.5 214.5 143.5 123.6 152.8

July 200.0 215.1 143.2 122.4 153.3

Aug 200.4 215.7 143.7 123.7 153.9

Transporatation

All

items

Period New Motor Medical En- less

cars fuel care ergy (2) food

and

energy

Rel. imp. (3) 2.6 5.8 6.2 79.1

1992 128.4 99.0 190.1 103.0 147.3

1993 131.5 98.0 201.4 104.2 152.2

1994 136.0 98.5 211.0 104.6 156.5

1995 139.0 100.0 220.5 105.2 161.2

1996 141.4 106.3 228.2 110.1 165.6

1997 141.7 106.2 234.6 111.5 169.5

1998 140.7 92.2 242.1 102.9 173.4

1999 139.6 100.7 250.6 106.6 177.0

2000 139.6 129.3 260.8 124.6 181.3

2001 138.9 124.7 272.8 129.3 186.1

2001: Aug 138.4 120.1 274.1 127.0 186.7

Sept 138.4 130.5 275.2 130.5 187.1

Oct 138.5 116.8 276.3 122.7 187.4

Nov 139.3 104.7 277.5 116.7 188.1

Dec 139.6 98.5 278.4 113.2 188.3

2002: Jan 138.7 101.1 279.7 114.2 188.6

Feb 138.0 101.0 280.4 113.3 189.1

Mar 137.6 109.6 281.4 117.6 189.3

Apr 137.3 120.4 282.7 122.9 189.8

May 136.9 117.0 284.0 122.0 190.1

June 136.7 117.4 284.6 122.0 190.2

July 136.6 118.8 286.5 122.5 190.5

Aug 136.6 119.7 287.1 123.2 191.1

(1) Includes items not shown separately.

(2) Household fuels–gas (piped), electricity, fuel oil, etc.–and

motor fuel. Motor oil, coolant, etc. excluded beginning 1983.

(3) Relative importance, December 2001.

Source: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CHANGES IN PRODUCER PRICES FOR FINISHED GOODS

|Percent change from preceding period; monthly data seasonally

adjusted, except as noted by NSA|

Change from preceding period

Consumer goods

Period Total Capital

finished Excluding equip-

goods Foods foods ment

Change, Dec. to Dec., NSA

1992 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7

1993 .2 2.4 -1.4 1.8

1994 1.7 1.1 2.0 2.0

1995 2.3 1.9 2.3 2.2

1996 2.8 3.4 3.7 .4

1997 -1.2 -.8 -1.5 -.6

1998 0 .1 -.1 0

1999 2.9 .8 5.1 .3

2000 3.6 1.7 5.5 1.2

2001 -1.6 1.8 -3.9 0

Change, month to month

2001: Aug 0.4 0.7 0.4 0

Sept .4 .1 .6 .1

Oct -1.3 -.1 -2.2 -.4

Nov -.6 -.8 -.9 -.1

Dec -.4 -.1 -.6 .1

2002: Jan 0 .8 -.3 -.1

Feb .2 .8 .1 .1

Mar .9 .6 1.5 -.1

Apr (r) -.1 -3.0 .9 -.2

May -.4 -.2 (r) -.5 (r) 0

June .1 .1 .1 .1

July -.2 -.1 -.2 -.4

Aug 0 -.4 .2 -.1

Change from 3 months earlier, annual rate

Consumer goods

Period Total Capital

finished Excluding equip-

goods Foods foods ment

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2001: Aug -5.0 -.3 -9.4 1.2

Sept -1.7 1.7 -4.4 1.2

Oct -2.3 3.2 -4.8 -1.4

Nov -6.4 -3.1 -9.8 -1.7

Dec -9.0 -4.2 -13.9 -1.4

2002: Jan -4.0 -.8 -7.0 0

Feb -.6 5.8 -3.2 .6

Mar 4.4 9.1 5.1 -.3

Apr (r) -3.8 -6.3 10.4 -.9

May 1.5 -10.0 7.9 -1.1

June -1.4 -11.7 2.3 -.3

July (r) -1.7 -.6 (r) -2.3 (r) -.9

Aug -.3 -1.1 .6 -1.4

Change from 6 months earlier, annual rate

Consumer goods

Period Total Capital

finished Excluding equip-

goods Foods foods ment

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2001: Aug -2.0 2.1 -4.8 0.9

Sept -.8 1.1 -2.4 .7

Oct -4.0 0 -7.0 -.4

Nov -5.7 -1.7 -9.6 -.3

Dec -5.4 -1.3 -9.3 -.1

2002: Jan -3.1 1.1 -5.9 -.7

Feb -3.5 1.3 -6.6 -.6

Mar -2.5 2.3 -4.9 -.9

Apr (r) -.1 -3.6 1.3 -.4

May .4 -2.4 2.2 -.3

June 1.5 -1.8 3.7 -.3

July 1.0 -3.5 3.9 -.9

Aug .6 -5.7 4.2 -1.3

Change

from year

earlier,

Period total

finished

goods

NSA

1992 1.2

1993 1.2

1994 .6

1995 1.9

1996 2.7

1997 .4

1998 -.8

1999 1.8

2000 3.8

2001 2.0

2001: Aug 2.0

Sept 1.6

Oct -.3

Nov -1.2

Dec -1.6

2002: Jan -2.7

Feb -2.6

Mar -1.6

Apr (r) -2.1

May -2.7

June -2.1

July -1.1

Aug -1.6

Source: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CHANGES IN CONSUMER PRICES–ALL URBAN CONSUMERS

|Percent change from preceding period; monthly data seasonally

adjusted, except as noted by NSA|

Housing

Shelter

Period All

items (1) Food Rent of

Total (1) pri-

Total (1) mary

resi-

dence

Change, December to December, NSA

1992 2.9 1.5 2.6 2.9 2.3

1993 2.7 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.2

1994 2.7 2.9 2.2 3.0 2.5

1995 2.5 2.1 3.0 3.5 2.5

1996 3.3 4.3 2.9 2.9 2.8

1997 1.7 1.5 2.4 3.4 3.1

1998 1.6 2.3 2.3 3.3 3.4

1999 2.7 1.9 2.2 2.5 3.1

2000 3.4 2.8 4.3 3.4 4.0

2001 1.6 2.8 2.9 4.2 4.7

Change, month to month

2001: Aug 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4

Sept .4 .2 -.1 .1 .4

Oct -.3 .4 0 .2 .4

Nov -.1 -.1 .3 .5 .4

Dec -.1 0 .2 .4 .4

2002: Jan .2 .3 .2 .3 .3

Feb .2 .2 .3 .5 .4

Mar .3 .2 .1 .1 .4

Apr .5 .1 .3 .4 .2

May 0 -.2 .3 .2 .3

June .1 0 .1 .1 .3

July .1 .2 .1 .2 .3

Aug .3 -.1 .3 .4 .2

Housing Transportation

Shelter

Period Fuels Ap-

Own- and parel

ers’ utili- Total (1) New

equiva- ties cars

lent

rent

Change, December to December, NSA

1992 3.0 2.3 1.4 3.0 2.3

1993 3.2 2.5 .9 2.4 2.8

1994 3.3 .2 -1.6 3.8 3.2

1995 3.7 1.4 .1 1.5 1.6

1996 2.8 4.6 -.2 4.4 1.6

1997 3.1 .5 1.0 -1.4 -1.0

1998 3.2 -2.6 -.7 -1.7 -.1

1999 2.4 2.4 -.5 5.4 -.8

2000 3.4 12.1 -1.8 4.1 .3

2001 4.5 -2.1 -3.2 -3.8 0

Change, month to month

2001: Aug 0.4 -1.0 -0.6 -0.5 -0.2

Sept .3 -1.3 .2 1.7 0

Oct .4 -1.8 .4 -2.1 .1

Nov .4 -.6 -.6 -1.6 .6

Dec .4 -.8 -.6 -.9 .2

2002: Jan .3 -.2 -.7 .3 -.6

Feb .4 -1.0 .5 -.2 -.5

Mar .3 .4 1.2 1.2 -.3

Apr .3 .2 -.6 1.7 -.2

May .2 .8 -.6 -.4 -.3

June .3 -.1 -.9 .1 -.1

July .3 -.2 -1.0 .3 -.1

Aug .3 .3 1.1 .4 0

Trans-

porta-

tion

All

Period items

Med- less

Motor ical Ener- food

fuel care gy (2) and

energy

Change, December to December, NSA

1992 1.8 6.6 2.0 3.3

1993 -5.4 5.4 -1.4 3.2

1994 5.9 4.9 2.2 2.6

1995 -4.0 3.9 -1.3 3.0

1996 12.7 3.0 8.6 2.6

1997 -6.2 2.8 -3.4 2.2

1998 -15.4 3.4 -8.8 2.4

1999 30.2 3.7 13.4 1.9

2000 13.9 4.2 14.2 2.6

2001 -24.8 4.7 -13.0 2.7

Change, month to month

2001: Aug -2.8 0.4 -1.9 0.2

Sept 8.7 .4 2.8 .2

Oct -10.5 .4 -6.0 .2

Nov -10.4 .4 -4.9 .4

Dec -5.9 .3 -3.0 .1

2002: Jan 2.6 .5 .9 .2

Feb -.1 .3 -.8 .3

Mar 8.5 .4 3.8 .1

Apr 9.9 .5 4.5 .3

May -2.8 .5 -.7 .2

June .3 .2 0 .1

July 1.2 .7 .4 .2

Aug .8 .2 .6 .3

Addendum; All items,

percent change

(annual rate)

Period

From

pre- From From From

vious 3 6 year

quar- months months earlier

ter (3) earlier earlier NSA

1992 3.0

1993 3.0

1994 2.6

1995 2.8

1996 3.0

1997 2.3

1998 1.6

1999 2.2

2000 3.4

2001 2.8

2001: Aug 0 1.6 2.7

Sept .7 .7 2.3 2.6

Oct .7 1.1 2.1

Nov .2 .1 1.9

Dec -.2 -1.8 -.6 1.6

2002: Jan 0 .3 1.1

Feb 1.1 .7 1.1

Mar 1.4 3.0 .6 1.5

Apr 4.3 2.2 1.6

May 3.4 2.3 1.2

June 3.4 2.5 2.7 1.1

July .9 2.6 1.5

Aug 2.2 2.8 1.8

(1) Includes items not shown separately.

(2) Household fuels–gas (piped), electricity, fuel oil, etc.–and

motor fuel. Motor oil, coolant, etc., excluding beginning 1983.

(3) Quarterly changes are shown in the last month of the quarter.

Source: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

PRICES RECEIVED AND PAID BY FARMERS

In September, prices received by farmers fell 1.0 percent while prices

paid by farmers rose 0.8 percent. (Data are not seasonally adjusted.)

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[1990-92=100; not seasonally adjusted]

Prices received by farmers

Period All farm Livestock and

products Crops products

1992 98 101 97

1993 101 102 100

1994 100 105 95

1995 102 112 92

1996 112 127 99

1997 107 115 98

1998 102 107 97

1999 95 96 95

2000 96 96 97

2001 102 99 106

2001: Sept 106 103 111

Oct 95 89 104

Nov 94 90 99

Dec 93 90 96

2002: Jan 95 94 97

Feb 99 102 97

Mar 106 117 95

Apr 95 100 90

May 98 106 90

June 98 106 91

July 100 111 89

Aug (r) 100 (r) 114 87

Sept 99 111 86

Prices paid by farmers

All commodities, Production

Period services, interest, items, interest, Production

taxes, and wage taxes, and wage items

rates (1) rates

1992 101 101 101

1993 104 103 104

1994 106 105 106

1995 109 108 108

1996 115 115 115

1997 118 118 119

1998 115 114 113

1999 115 113 111

2000 120 118 116

2001 124 122 120

2001: Sept 124 122 120

Oct 123 121 119

Nov 123 121 118

Dec 122 120 117

2002: Jan 123 121 118

Feb 123 121 117

Mar 123 121 118

Apr 123 121 119

May 123 121 118

June 123 121 118

July 124 121 119

Aug 124 122 120

Sept 125 123 121

Period Ratio (2)

1992 97

1993 97

1994 94

1995 93

1996 98

1997 90

1998 89

1999 83

2000 81

2001 82

2001: Sept 85

Oct 77

Nov 76

Dec 76

2002: Jan 77

Feb 80

Mar 86

Apr 77

May 80

June 80

July 81

Aug 81

Sept 79

(1) Includes items not shown separately.

(2) Percentage ratio of index of prices received by farmers to index

of prices paid, interest, taxes, and wage rates.

NOTE.–The official indexes are published on a 1910-14 base as

required by law. The indexes have been converted to a 1990-92 = 100

base to facilitate comparison with other indexes.

Source: Department of Agriculture.

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