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Producer Price Index and Commodity Price Index for industrial sectors

What does the Producer Price Index (PPI) indicate?

The PPI indicates the development of the producers' prices for sales in the Norwegian market and exports.

What is the PPI used for?

The statistics are used by the public sector (ministries, the Central Bank of Norway, etc.) and the finance and analyst sectors. The index is also used for regulating different kinds of contracts.

What does the Commodity Price Index for industrial sectors (VPPI) measure?

Like the PPI, the purpose of the index is to measure the actual development of the producers' prices for sales in the Norwegian market and exports. The difference between the indices is that the VPPI is subject to revisions after having been published.

What is the VPPI used for?

The statistics are mainly used by the public sector (ministries, the Central Bank of Norway, etc.) and the finance and analyst sectors. Furthermore, the National Accounts (NA) in Statistics Norway is an important user of the VPPI. This index is not suitable for adjustments in contracts.

Which index can be used for regulating contracts?

The Producer Price Index (PPI), the Price index of first hand domestic sales (PIF) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI) are suitable for adjustments of contracts. Which of the indices are suitable for your use depends on the purpose - for more information see "About the statistics" on the web page for each index.

Which other price indices are available in Statistics Norway?

Price Index of First Hand Domestic Sales (PIF)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Price Index for Wholesale Trade

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