Producer price Iinflation drops for sixth consecutive month

2019-11-28 14:02

The index fell from 4.1% in September to 3% in October.

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.


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.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.