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price index

n.
A number relating prices of a group of commodities to their prices during an arbitrarily chosen base period.

price′ in`dex


n.
an index of the changes in the prices of goods and services, based on the prices of a previous period, with the base level usu. expressed as 100.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.price index - an index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time
index number, indicator, index, indicant - a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
retail price index - an index of changes in retail prices
producer price index, wholesale price index - an index of changes in wholesale prices
consumer price index, cost-of-living index, CPI - an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer
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FAO's Food Price Index is a trade-weighted index tracking international market prices of five major food commodity groups.
RAMALLAH, April 27, 2016 (WAFA) - The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base month (December 2015=100) reached 98.
ROME, March 3 (KUNA) -- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said the Food Price Index remained steady in February while forecasting a modest drop in wheat production in 2016 from last year's record level.
The index compares cities worldwide based on their Consumer Price Index when benchmarked to New York City.
FAO's Food Price Index, a trade-weighted index tracking international market prices for five key food commodity groups (major cereals, vegetable oils, dairy, meat and sugar) averaged 164.
producer determines this payment change on the basis of the movement of an IPP import price index that closely relates to that input.
Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:16 PNN The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine decreased by 0.
19 September 2011 - Finland's producer price index (PPI) for manufactured goods rose by 5.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday launched the monthly Fresh Food Price Index, or FPPI, to monitor the price trends of fresh food items in the emirate.
Taipei, July 9, 2010 (CENS) -- Due to extra consumer demand during the Dragon Boat Festival in June, Taiwan's annual growth of consumer price index (CPI) slightly rose to 1.
A new working paper from BEA economist Adam Copeland aims to help fill this gap by constructing a new kind of price index for prepackaged software, a growing segment of software investment in the United States.
Japan's domestic corporate goods price index (CGPI) stood at 95.