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6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Dec 2015 Quality Declaration 
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep Qtr 15 to Dec Qtr 15
Dec Qtr 14 to Dec Qtr 15
STAGE OF PRODUCTION
% change
% change

Final demand (excl. exports)
0.3
1.9
Domestic
0.2
1.3
Imports
0.9
7.6
Intermediate demand
-0.2
0.9
Domestic
-0.2
0.5
Imports
0.3
3.7
Preliminary demand
-0.2
0.2
Domestic
-0.2
0.1
Imports
0.3
0.9


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




DECEMBER KEY POINTS


FINAL DEMAND (EXCL. EXPORTS)

  • rose 0.3% in the December quarter 2015.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for building construction (+0.5%), other transport equipment manufacturing (+3.0%) and sheep, beef cattle grain farming and dairy farming (+5.4%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (–12.1%).
  • rose 1.9% through the year to the December quarter 2015.


INTERMEDIATE DEMAND
  • fell 0.2% in the December quarter 2015.
  • mainly due to falls in the prices received for petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (–6.5%), oil and gas extraction (–6.3%) and electrical equipment manufacturing (–4.0%).
  • partly offset by rises in the prices received for textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing (+1.7%), real estate services (+1.9%) and accommodation (+6.5%).
  • rose 0.9% through the year to the December quarter 2015.


PRELIMINARY DEMAND
  • fell 0.2% in the December quarter 2015.
  • mainly due to falls in the prices received for petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (–5.5%), oil and gas extraction (–5.9%) and basic non–ferrous metal mining (–6.9%).
  • partly offset by rises in the prices received for textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing (+1.7%), other transport equipment manufacturing (+5.5%) and real estate services (+1.9%).
  • rose 0.2% through the year to the December quarter 2015.



NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2016 29 April 2016
June 2016 29 July 2016
September 2016 28 October 2016
December 2016 27 January 2017



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

The Producer Price Index, Australia (cat. no. 6427.0) release no longer includes a series for ANZSIC 1891 Photographic Chemical Product Manufacturing in Table 12. Output of the Manufacturing industries, division, subdivision, group and class index numbers.


ROUNDING

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


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