Posts Tagged ‘ producer price index ’

Prices for Construction Materials Dip Slightly in September

Oct 17th, 2014

Construction materials prices inched down 0.1 in September but are up 1.6 percent compared to the same time last year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Producer Price Index. Prices for inputs to construction industries have remained unchanged from June to August—the longest such period since the price index for construction inputs began in […]

August Producer Price Index Remains Same

Sep 16th, 2014

The Producer Price Index for final demand was unchanged in August, adjusted seasonally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Final demand prices advanced 0.1 percent in July and 0.4 percent in June. On an unadjusted basis, the index for final demand increased 1.8 percent for the 12 months ended in August. In August, […]

PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Continue to Climb in June

Jul 18th, 2014

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Flat glass prices continue to see in an increase through the first half of 2014 after dipping for much of the second half of 2013. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices increased 0.2 percent from May to June, getting back on track after […]

Latest PPI Shows Flat Glass Prices Up 1.7 Percent

May 14th, 2014

Flat glass prices saw a 1.7-percent increase from March to April, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) Report from the U.S. Department of Labor. The flat glass index was listed at 120.8 for April, compared with 118.8 for March. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the PPI is “a constant quality fixed-input […]

Flat Glass Prices Fall for the Fourth Time in Five Months

Feb 25th, 2014

Flat glass prices dipped .6 percent from December to January, marking the fourth such fall in prices within the last five months, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) Report issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The only increase came from October to November, when the prices of flat glass rose 1.3 percent. The […]

PPI Report Shows Flat Glass Prices Up 1.3 Percent

Dec 17th, 2013

Flat glass prices climbed 1.3 percent from October to November, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report issued by the U.S. Labor Department. It’s welcome news for an industry that saw prices fall precipitously during the recent recession that crippled the nation’s economy, forcing many companies to lay off employees or shutter their […]

Flat Glass Prices Continue to Rise

Apr 12th, 2013

Flat glass prices saw a slight increase—just 0.6 percent—from February to March, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department. The index was listed at 116.8 for March, compared with 116.1 for February. The price of construction materials also saw an increase—up 0.3 percent from February to March, according to […]

Flat Glass/Lumber Prices Up Slightly, According to Latest Producer Price Index

Feb 22nd, 2013

Flat glass prices increased slightly by 0.4 percent from December to January, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Meanwhile lumber prices increased as well. For glass, the index was listed at 115.7 for January, compared with 115.2 in December. The latest report follows several recent drops, […]

Flat Glass Prices Stable, According to Latest Producer Price Index Report

Dec 13th, 2012

Flat glass prices remained stable from September to October, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department, with a minor decrease of 0.1 percent. This is the first drop in several months as prices rose 0.4 percent from July to August, and 1.0 percent from August to September. While flat […]