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USGNN Original StoryFebruary 2008 Flat Glass Producer Price Index Shows Small Decrease

The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its February 2008 producer price index (ppi) for flat glass.

The ppi stands at 113.8, down -0.2 percent from January, following a 0.4-percent increase from December to January. Overall, prices for intermediate goods, a category that includes flat glass, advanced 0.8 percent, following a 1.4-percent increase the month before.

Producer Price Indexes and Percent Changes for Flat Glass

Unadjusted Index:
October 2007 113.3
January 2008 114.0
February 2008 113.8
Unadjusted % Change to February 2008 From:
February 2007 -0.5
January 2008 -0.2
Seasonally Adjusted % Change From:
November to December 0.3
December to January 0.4
January to February -0.2

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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