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6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Sep 2011  
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 11 to Sep Qtr 11
Sep Qtr 10 to Sep Qtr 11
STAGE OF PRODUCTION
% change
% change

Final (Stage 3) commodities (excl. exports)
0.6
2.7
Domestic
0.7
4.0
Imports
0.0
-6.0
Intermediate (Stage 2) commodities
0.1
4.5
Domestic
0.1
4.9
Imports
-0.3
2.2
Preliminary (Stage 1) commodities
0.1
5.6
Domestic
0.2
5.4
Imports
-1.0
6.9


Final Stage, Base 1998-99 = 100.0
Graph: Final Stage, Base 1998–99 = 100.0

Final Stage, Quarterly % change
Graph: Final Stage, Quarterly % change




SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


FINAL (STAGE 3) COMMODITIES
  • rose 0.6% in the September quarter 2011.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for electricity, gas and water (+8.2%), commercial fishing (+14.1%) and other agriculture (+3.7%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for building construction (-0.3%) and motor vehicle and part manufacturing (-1.3%).
  • rose 2.7% through the year to the September quarter 2011.


INTERMEDIATE (STAGE 2) COMMODITIES
  • rose 0.1% in the September quarter 2011.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for electricity, gas and water (+2.8%), marketing and management services (+2.8%), and legal and accounting services (+2.6%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for grain, sheep, beef and dairy cattle farming (-5.8%).
  • rose 4.5% through the year to the September quarter 2011.


PRELIMINARY (STAGE 1) COMMODITIES
  • rose 0.1% in the September quarter 2011.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for electricity, gas and water (+3.4%), coal mining (+4.1%) and marketing and management services (+2.8%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for oil and gas extraction (-4.2%).
  • rose 5.6% through the year to the September quarter 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
December 2011 23 January 2012
March 2012 23 April 2012
June 2012 23 July 2012
September 2012 22 October 2012



REVIEW OF THE PRODUCER AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE PRICE INDEXES

The ABS is currently undertaking a major review of the Producer and International Trade Price Indexes. An Information Paper: Review of the Producer and International Trade Price Indexes, 2011 (cat. no. 6427.0.55.003) was released on 2 September 2011. Although written submissions closed on 14 October 2011, general inquiries and comments may still be lodged with the contact person, Mr Michael Abbondante on +61 2 62527124 or email ppi.review@abs.gov.au.


ROUNDING

Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.


DATA REFERENCES

Data referenced in the Key Points and Commentary are available from the tables shown in this publication, or in the corresponding tables of this publication on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au>.


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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


COMMENTARY

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Commentary

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Price Indexes and Contract Price Indexation


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