Flat Glass Manufacturing Producer Price Index Shows Continued Decreases in BLS' November Report
December 29, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released its producer price index (ppi) for November 2010. The ppi is a family of indexes that measure the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers of goods and services; the ppi measures price change from the perspective of the seller.

Unadjusted Index
Unadjusted
% Change to
November 2010 from:
Jul. 2010
Oct. 2010
Nov. 2010
Nov. 2009
Oct. 2010
Flat glass manufacturing
109.9
113.0
111.6
-2.3
-1.2
Flat glass manufacturing - primary products
89.1
91.9
88.5
-5.5
-3.7
Flat glass (float, sheet and plate) made by flat glass producers
91.5
95.8
91.0
-9.0
-5.0
Mirrors (decorated and undecorated) made from purchased glass
156.3
157.2
156.9
0.2
-0.2
Aluminum extruded product manufacturing
169.9
178.6
185.9
11.7
4.1
Metal window and door manufacturing
199.7
199.7
200.2
0.9
0.3
Metal molding and trim and storefronts
353.7
348.5
348.1
0.6
-0.1
New nonresidential building construction
97.9
98.1
98.1
0.4
0.0

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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