Producer Prices Edged Up in November

Producer prices increased 0.1 percent in November, seasonally adjusted, after increasing 0.6 percent in October, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Producer prices rose 2.5 percent for the twelve months ended November 2018.

The index for final demand goods decreased 0.4 percent in November, the largest decline since May 2017. The index for final demand energy fell 5.0 percent, while prices for final demand goods less foods and energy rose 0.3 percent.

Prices for final demand services increased 0.3 percent. Prices for final demand transportation and warehousing rose 1.2 percent in November. Prices for final demand trade increased 0.3 percent.

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Jack McCabe is a research associate in the Economic Policy and Research group at the ABA.
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