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Producer Price Index (PPI)

The PPI stands for the Producer Price Index that release the monthly report by the Bureau of Labor and the Statstics that measures the change in the selling price and the wholesale prices that received by the domestic producer to see the output.This indicator reflects the change in manufacturers’ cost of inputs (such as raw materials).Formerly known as the “Wholesale Price Index”, the PPI is a basket of various indexes covering a wide range of areas affecting domestic producers.