BLS Shows Slight Dip in Price Index for Flat Glass

The August 2007 producer price index (ppi) from the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics shows only a slight 0.3-percent dip compared to where it stood in the previous month. By moving to 114.9 from 115.2 in July 2007, the ppi returns very nearly to where it was in April 2007.

Producer Price Indexes and Percent Changes for Flat Glass

Unadjusted index:
April 2007
114.7
July 2007
115.2
August 2007
114.9
Unadjusted % change to August 2007 from:
August 2006
0.7
July 2007
-0.3
2007 seasonally adjusted % change from:
May to June
0
June to July
0.4
July to August
-0.3

 

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