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6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Sep 2014 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 14 to Sep Qtr 14
Sep Qtr 13 to Sep Qtr 14
STAGE OF PRODUCTION
% change
% change

Final demand (excl. exports)
0.2
1.2
Domestic
0.2
1.3
Imports
-0.4
0.1
Intermediate demand
-0.1
0.9
Domestic
0.0
1.2
Imports
-1.0
-1.0
Preliminary demand
-0.4
0.6
Domestic
-0.3
0.7
Imports
-1.0
-0.4


Stage of Production Final Demand
Graph: Stage of Production^ Final Demand

Stage of Production Final Demand, Quarterly % change
Graph: Stage of Production^ Final Demand, Quarterly % change




SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


FINAL DEMAND (EXCL. EXPORTS)
  • rose 0.2% in the September quarter 2014.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for building construction (+1.0%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for electricity supply; gas supply; and water supply, sewerage and drainage services (-3.6%) and petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (-5.4%).
  • rose 1.2% through the year to the September quarter 2014.


INTERMEDIATE DEMAND
  • fell 0.1% in the September quarter 2014.
  • mainly due to falls in the prices received for electricity supply; gas supply; and water supply, sewerage and drainage services (-4.6%), oil and gas extraction (-4.5%) and petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (-4.4%).
  • partly offset by rises in the prices received for legal and accounting services (+1.9%) and employment services (+1.9%).
  • rose 0.9% through the year to the September quarter 2014.


PRELIMINARY DEMAND
  • fell 0.4% in the September quarter 2014.
  • mainly due to falls in the prices received for electricity supply; gas supply; and water supply, sewerage and drainage services (-4.5%), oil and gas extraction (-4.6%) and metal ore mining (-6.2%).
  • partly offset by rises in the prices received for architectural, engineering and technical services (+1.3%) and employment services (+1.9%).
  • rose 0.6% through the year to the September quarter 2014.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2014 Update25 November 2014
December 201430 January 2015
December 2014 Update24 February 2015
March 20151 May 2015
March 2015 Update26 May 2015





ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Australian Producer Price Indexes (PPIs) measure the change in the prices of products (goods and services) as they leave the place of production or as they enter the production process. The Australian Government repealed carbon pricing effective from 1 July 2014. It is not possible to quantify the impact of removing the carbon price on the price change measured by the PPI.

In the Information paper: Outcome of the Review of the Producer and International Trade Price Indexes, 2012 (cat. no. 6427.0.55.004) the ABS undertook to release an updated Producer and International Trade Price Indexes: Concepts, Sources and Methods (cat. no. 6429.0) publication. This will be released on 20 August 2014.

The ABS has published the quarterly Producer Price Index for the Output of the Retail Trade Industry (RTPI) from 25 February 2014. The RTPI will be released as an additional update of the Producer Price Index, Australia publication (cat. no. 6427.0). The RTPI will be released in electronic format as a data cube on the ABS website on the 25 November, 2014.


CHANGES IN FUTURE ISSUES

From the December quarter 2014, the Producer Price Index, Australia (cat. no. 6427.0) publication will be available from the ABS website in electronic format only. The September quarter 2014 release of this publication will be the final issue that contains a pdf version. There will be no change to the suite of Producer Price Indexes published.


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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