Answer to Question #52327 in Macroeconomics for Marcquis
How has the PPI behaved since the year 2000?
A Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average changes in prices received by domestic producers for their output. It is one of several price indices. Its importance is being undermined by the steady decline in manufactured goods as a share of spending. PPI for finished goods since 2000, seasonally adjusted. The plunge over the past several months in headline PPI is, of course, energy related. Core PPI has remained relatively stable over the past year.