Japan PPI for August 0.0% m/m (vs. expected 0.2%)

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Producer Price Index is inflation at a business-to-business level (in a nutshell). 

For August 0.0% m/m 
  • expected 0.2%, prior 1.1% m/m

5.5% y/y 
  • expected 5.6%, prior 5.6% y/y

Overall final goods prices(these are the prices of finished products charged to businesses)
  • +2.6% y/y
Domestic final goods prices +1.6% y/y 
  • is said to loosely correlate with CPI
  • given official CPI is around 0% it, for now, is not correlating.
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