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CHANGE IN PRODUCER PRICES

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The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.


CHANGE IN EMPLOYMENT COSTS

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The Employment Cost Index details the changes in the costs of labor (including wages, fringe benefits and bonuses) for businesses in the United States and is based on a survey of employer payrolls in the final month of each quarter.


CHANGES IN IMPORT / EXPORT PRICES

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The import price index measures monthly changes in the prices of imports of merchandise into the United States, while the Export Price Index illustrates monthly changes in the prices of goods purchased out of country but produced in the U.S.


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