6429.0 - Producer and International Trade Price Indexes: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2006  
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PRICE INDEXES AND CONTRACT PRICE INDEXATION


Provides a comprehensive description of the Australian Producer Price Indexes (PPI), including the concepts underlying the indexes, as well as the data sources and methods used to compile the indexes. It explains what the indexes measure and how they relate to other economic series, the goods and services included in the indexes, and the source of the price information used to compile the indexes. It also explains how the indexes are calculated and how they can be used. It provides some insight into the kinds of problems the ABS encounters in compiling the producer price indexes, and explains the methods used to address these issues.

Replaces 6419.0, 1995 issue of Producer and Foreign Trade Price Indexes: Concepts, Sources and Methods