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6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Jun 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/07/2009   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 09 to Jun Qtr 09
Jun Qtr 08 to Jun Qtr 09
STAGE OF PRODUCTION
% change
% change

Final (Stage 3) commodities (excl. exports)
-0.8
2.1
Domestic
0.0
0.3
Imports
-5.9
14.3
Intermediate (Stage 2) commodities
-1.9
-0.8
Domestic
-1.1
-0.4
Imports
-7.9
-3.2
Preliminary (Stage 1) commodities
-2.7
-1.9
Domestic
-2.0
0.0
Imports
-7.5
-13.4


Final Stage, Base 1998-99 = 100.0
Graph: Final Stage, Base 1998-99 = 100.0

Final Stage, Quarterly % change
Graph: Final Stage, Quarterly % change




JUNE KEY POINTS


FINAL (STAGE 3) COMMODITIES
  • decreased by 0.8% in the June quarter 2009.
  • mainly due to price decreases in industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing (-5.6%), building construction (-0.5%), and electronic equipment manufacturing (-10.5%).
  • partially offset by price increases in motor vehicle and part manufacturing (+2.0%) and petroleum refining (+5.0%).
  • increased by 2.1% through the year to June quarter 2009.


INTERMEDIATE (STAGE 2) COMMODITIES
  • decreased by 1.9% in the June quarter 2009.
  • mainly due to price decreases in iron and steel manufacturing (-11.8%), coal mining (-17.5%), basic chemical manufacturing (-8.7%) and property operators and developers (-2.2%).
  • partially offset by price increases in electricity, gas and water supply (+2.9%), basic non-ferrous metal manufacturing (+8.0%) and grain, sheep, beef and dairy cattle farming (+2.0%).
  • decreased by 0.8% through the year to June quarter 2009.


PRELIMINARY (STAGE 1) COMMODITIES
  • decreased by 2.7% in the June quarter 2009.
  • mainly due to price decreases in coal mining (-17.5%), iron and steel manufacturing (-11.4%) and basic chemical manufacturing (-8.6%).
  • partially offset by price rises in basic non-ferrous metal manufacturing (+8.1%) and electricity, gas and water supply (+2.7%).
  • decreased by 1.9% through the year to June quarter 2009.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2009 26 October 2009
December 2009 25 January 2010
March 2010 27 April 2010
June 2010 26 July 2010



FORTHCOMING CHANGES

As foreshadowed in the March quarter 2009 issue, the content and format of this publication will change from September quarter 2009, to reflect an updated weighting pattern and the new industrial classification (ANZSIC 2006) for some of the producer price index series. Further details regarding these changes can be found in Information Paper: Update on ANZSIC 2006 Implementation for Producer and International Trade Price Indexes (cat. no. 6427.0.55.002).


ROUNDING

Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication 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>.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Lee Taylor on Canberra (02) 6252 6251.


SUMMARY COMMENTARY


COMMENTARY

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Commentary

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Price Indexes and Contract Price Indexation


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