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US PPI Advances 0.8% to Beat Estimates, Reinforces Widespread Inflationary Pressures


US Producer Worth Index (PPI) up 0.8% for November vs 0.5% Expectation

US PPI November 2021

The index for remaining demand companies rose 0.7 p.c in November, the eleventh consecutive advance, with costs for remaining demand items rising by 1.2%. These elements, when seasonally adjusted, resulted in a producer worth index enhance of 0.8%. The rise beat estimates of a rise of simply 0.5% and continues to bolster the extra structural nature of inflation versus the ‘transitory’ initially dubbed by Federal Reserve Financial institution Chairman Jerome Powell.

The yr on yr determine additionally beat estimates of 9.2% to come back in at 9.6%.

US Producer Worth Index (PPI) for November (yr on yr)

US PPI YoY Nov 2021

Supply; Refinitiv, US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Whereas the PPI determine is much less more likely to appeal to the identical stage of consideration as different measures of inflation like CPI or the Fed’s most well-liked private consumption expenditure (PCE), the info level actually comes below nearer inspection because of present widespread, persistent, rising inflation. Simply final week CPI printed at a 30-year excessive of 6.9% with core inflation coming in at 4.9%

US CPI November 2021

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