Bob Richardson

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released December 2017 Producer Price Indexes (PPI) today. The PPI for all commodities increased by 0.3% from November – December 2017 on a seasonally unadjusted basis. Prices for the Farm products, Processed Foods & Feeds group declined 0.4% from November to December 2017. The top 10 gainers are listed by PPI category in the table below:

Historical PPI Inflation Rate Averages

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