Paper: monthly producer price index (PPI) in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2019

This statistic shows the monthly output Producer Price Index (PPI) of paper and paper products in the United Kingdom, from January 2016 to September 2019. After a period of fluctuation, the output price for paper and products in the UK has risen substantially over the time period in question, with the PPI measuring at 114.2 in September 2019.
The paper manufacturing industry is an important contributor to the United Kingdom's economy. In 2014, the paper manufacturing industry generated a turnover of approximately 13.6 billion euros. In 2013, 53,974 people were employed in the paper manufacturing industry, with personnel costs reaching 2.3 billion British pounds in 2014.

The United Kingdom is one of the world's largest consumers of paper and paperboard by volume, consuming 9.07 million metric tons of paper and paperboard in 2015, slightly more than the 8.67 million metric tons consumed in France. China consumes more paper and paperboard than any other country, consuming almost 106 million metric tons of paper and paperboard in 2015, compared with the 70.92 million metric tons consumed by the United States in 2015, the next highest nation by consumption of paper and paperboard.

Producer Price Index (PPI): monthly output price of paper and paper products in the United Kingdom (UK) from January 2016 to September 2019

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Release date

October 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2016 to September 2019

Supplementary notes

Index value 2010 equals 100. The year 2010 is the base year used to calculate the index value.
Figures not seasonally adjusted.

The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the price change of goods bought and sold by manufacturers in the UK on a monthly basis. The output price indices specifically measures the price of goods sold by manufacturers (also called 'factory gate prices') before any additional charges are added to give a profit. The price includes costs such as labor, raw materials, energy, interest on loans, site/building maintenance or rent.

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