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USGNN Original StoryJanuary 2008 Flat Glass Producer Price Index Continues to Rise

The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its January 2008 producer price index (ppi) for flat glass. The ppi stands at 114.0, up 0.4 percent from December, following a 0.3-percent increase from November to December. Overall, prices for intermediate goods, a category that includes flat glass, moved up 1.4 percent after falling 0.2 percent in the prior month.

Producer Price Indexes and Percent Changes for Flat Glass

Unadjusted Index:

September 2007

114.2
December 2007
113.6
January 2008
114.0
Unadjusted % Change to December 2007 From:
January 2007
-0.3
December 2007
0.4
Seasonally Adjusted % Change From:
October to November
0.1
November to December
0.3
December to January
0.4

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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