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CHAIN PRICE INDEXES

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Definition:
Price indexes where the values of the aggregate index for two adjacent periods, calculated from the detailed price indexes, are based on the expenditure pattern from the first of the two periods, and where these index values are linked together in a chain to form the index.

Source Publication:
Chain Fisher Volume Index, Glossary - Statistics Canada.

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Tuesday, August 13, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 08, 2013