Inflation by Commodity Group: Annual and Fourth Quarter 2008

These select product groups provide a snapshot of inflation trends based on the Producer Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fourth quarter 2008 is compared with fourth quarter 2007, third quarter 2008 with fourth quarter 2008, and the full year 2007 with the full year 2008. Graphics depict trend for that product from the start of 2007.
The product groups in this report:  

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Adhesives & Sealants
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Equipment
Ball & Roller Bearings
Construction Products from Plastics
Cutting Tools & Accessories
Electrical Machinery/Equipment
Industrial Gases
Industrial Material Handling Equipment
Industrial Safety Equipment
Mechanical Power Transmission Equipment
Metal-Cutting Machine Tools
Metal-Forming Machine Tools
Plastic Resins & Materials
Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings
Power-Driven Hand Tools
Pumps, Compressors & Equipment
Sanitary Paper Products
Softwood Lumber
Specialty Cleaning, Polish & Sanitary Products
Tools, Dies, Jigs, Fixtures, Industrial Molds
Valves, Except Fluid Power
Welding Machinery/Equipment


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Fluid Power Equipment
Fluid Power Valves

Food Commodities (12 product groups)

General Millwork

Gypsum Products

Hand & Edge Tools

Hardboard, Particleboard, Fiberboard Products


Hardwood Lumber

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