Monthly Change in Core CPI and Core Finished Goods, Nov 2008 - Nov 2010 Print
December 15, 2010

In recent months, inflation in core producer prices have varied by stage of production. The core finished goods index rose 0.3 percent in November, following a 0.6 percent fall in October. The price of core finished goods has otherwise risen steadily at a 1.3 percent rate over the last 12 months. As with imports and exports of industrial supplies, inflation in core intermediate goods has resumed—growing at a 5.9 percent annualized rate over the last three months compared to -3.0 percent for the three months ending in August.

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