Producer price index

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The Producer Price Index (PPI) is group of indices used in economics to measure the price of goods and services received by producers. The consumer price index (CPI) is a related index, but differs in that the CPI measures the price paid by the end users.

The PPI is often used as an indicator of inflation in the future, as additional costs of producing goods are passed on to the consumer.Template:Econ-stub

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