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Economic News Releases



Consumer Price Index

//CPI Test 11092022// In September, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, and rose 7.9 percent over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. The index for all items less food and energy increased 0.5 percent in February (SA); up 6.4 percent over the year (NSA).

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Employment Cost Index

//ECI Test 08302022// CJC2-Compensation costs increased 0.8 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2021 to August 2022. Over the year, compensation rose 2.7 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.7 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.8 percent.

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Employment Situation

//EMPSIT QCT Test 02142022// Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 199,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.9 percent. Employment continued to trend up in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, in manufacturing, in construction, and intransportation and warehousing.

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Producer Price Index

//PPI Test 10172022// The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.6 percent in March, as prices for final demand goods rose 1.2 percent and the index for final demand services moved up 0.2 percent. The final demand index rose 8.6 percent for the 12 months ended in March.

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Productivity and Costs

//PROD2 Test 08052022// Productivity increased 1.6 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter 2018.

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Real Earnings

//REALER QCT Test 11092021// Real average hourly earnings rose by 0.1 percent in December, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings decreased by 0.2 percent and the CPI-U decreased by 0.4 percent. Real average weekly earnings increased by 0.2 percent over the month.


U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

//XIMPIM JDK Upgrade 07202022// U.S. import prices rose 0.7 percent in January 2020.

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Last Modified Date: April 8, 2021