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Definition:
The term commonly used for the list of goods and services, together with their relative values of output or input, for which a sample of prices is collected for the purpose of compiling the PPI.

Context:
A specified set of quantities of goods and services. In a CPI context, the set may comprise the actual quantities of consumption goods or services acquired or used by households in some period, or may be made up of hypothetical quantities.

ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Consumer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Labour Office, Geneva

Also referred to a as a "product list" and "ïtem list".

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Producer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/np/sta/tegppi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Monday, February 17, 2003

Last updated on Thursday, July 26, 2007