PPI Competing Materials

Each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports its series of producer price indexes, for thousands of goods and materials. Steel Market Update have selected a few of these indices to monitor both steel and, end products made of steel. The Producer Price Index (PPI) data are helpful in monitoring the competitive price of steel and steel products against competing materials and products. As far as we can tell from comparison with real world prices, these indexes are a good representation of the real world.

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