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What is PRODUCER PRICE INDEX (PPI)

The relative measure of the average change in the price of a basket of goods that are sold by the producers in the wholesale market. It consists of three different indices and is a primary indicator for inflation or deflation. In contrast to the CPI, which measures price changes from the perspective of the buyer, the PPI measures such changes from the perspective of the seller.

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