Another inflation surprise: SA factory prices are far lower than expected

2019-08-29 12:59

The annual producer price inflation (final manufacturing) was 4.9% in July 2019, down from 5.8% in June 2019, according to Statistics SA.

Producer price inflation slows slightly to 5.8% for June

2019-07-25 12:46

PPI is a weighted index of prices that businesses charge at the wholesale or producer level for final manufactured goods.

Producer price inflation at 5.2% for December

2019-01-31 12:21

Annual producer price inflation came in at 5.2% for December 2018, down from 6.8% y/y in the previous month, according to Stats SA.

Headline PPI almost unchanged at 6.2% in September - Stats SA

2018-10-25 14:19

SA's headline producer price index inflation for September was 6.2%, compared to 6.3% for August.

Trade surplus dips in April

2018-05-31 20:04

South Africa recorded a R1.14bn year-on-year trade balance surplus for April, lower than the R4.26bn recorded in April 2017, according to Statistics South Africa.

PPI down in February - Stats SA

2018-03-29 13:51

The latest Producer Price Index released by Statistics SA shows that PPI fell to 4.2% year-on-year in February from 5.1% y/y in January.

Producer inflation accelerates to 5.2%

2017-10-27 07:40

Rising petrol prices fuelled the producer inflation, which rose to 5.2% in September.

What to expect from the financial week ahead

2017-09-25 06:00

There’s a fair bit of data coming out this week despite it being a shortened week, according to Mamello Matikinca, FNB senior economist.

Slight uptick in factory gate prices to 4.8%

2017-06-29 11:59

The annual change in the Producer Price Index for final manufactured goods in May increased to 4.8%.

PPI steady at 6.6%

2016-11-24 11:43

The annual percentage change in the producer price index for final manufactured goods was 6.6% in October 2016, Statistics South Africa has announced.

 

Producer electricity costs climb 30% in June as winter tariffs kick in

2019-07-27 08:39

The average cost of electricity for producers jumped by more than 30% in June as winter tariffs set in, an annual occurrence, according to Stats SA.

Producer price inflation ticks up to 4.7% for February

2019-03-28 11:42

Annual headline producer price inflation for final manufactured goods was 4.7% in February 2019, according to Stats SA.

Headline PPI rises to 6.9% for October, highest in 22 months

2018-11-29 11:44

October's year-on-year producer price inflation for final manufactured goods has come in at 6.9%, the highest annual increase since December 2016.

US producer prices rise from year ago by most since 2011

2018-07-11 15:06

US wholesale prices have risen in the 12 months ended in June by the most since November 2011 as the costs of services accelerated.

Annual percentage change in PPI 3.7% - Stats SA

2018-04-26 13:23

The annual percentage change in the Producer Price Index for final manufactured goods was 3.7% in March 2018 compared with 4.2% in February 2018, says Stats SA.

PPI slows slightly in January

2018-02-28 14:19

The country's producer price inflation slowed slightly to 5.1% year-on-year in January, according to Statistics South Africa.

Improved optimism for future business conditions - index

2017-10-02 14:16

The Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index for September showed that respondents are more optimistic about future business conditions.

PPI declines marginally in June

2017-07-27 12:25

The headline producer price index, which measures changes in the prices of locally produced goods, fell slightly to 4.0% in June 2017, Statistics South Africa says.

Zuma’s power has been steadily eroded - OAM

2016-11-29 17:06

President Jacob Zuma’s power has been steadily eroded since the axing of Nhlanhla Nene as Finance Minister, according to Overberg Asset Management.

PPI increased to 6.8% in June - Stats SA

2016-07-28 11:36

The headline Producer Price Index has increased slightly to 6.8% year-on-year in June in line with expectations, Statistics South Africa has announced.

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