6419.0 - Producer and International Trade Price Indexes, 1995  
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Provides a comprehensive description of the producer and foreign trade price indexes. Topics covered include what the indexes measure, and how they are produced. Some insight is provided into the kinds of problems encountered by the ABS in compiling these indexes and how the problems are handled. Other topics include the nature and purpose of each of the indexes, their composition and weighting patterns, data sources, price collection, index calculation and maintenance of samples.

Abbreviations and symbols used
Glossary of terms
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Historical background
Chapter 3. Basic features of price index construction
Chapter 4. Price Index of Materials Used in Building Other Than House Building (6407.0)
Chapter 5. Price Index of Materials Used in House Building (6408.0)
Chapter 6. Price Indexes of Articles Produced by Manufacturing Industry (6412.0)
Chapter 7. Price Indexes of Materials Used in Manufacturing Industries (6411.0)
Chapter 8. Price Indexes of Copper Materials
Chapter 9. Price Indexes of Materials Used in Coal Mining
Chapter 10. Export Price Index
Chapter 11. Import Price Index
Chapter 12. Price collection
Chapter 13. Price index number compilation
Chapter 14. Treatment of quality change
Chapter 15. Rebasing and reweighting of indexes
Chapter 16. Dissemination and use of price indexes
Chapter 17. Other issues