Producer Price Index: Ship and Repair Expenses (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Shipbuilding and repair expenses are major costs in providing water transportation services.
|Price Index (Dec-1985=100)||Jun-00||Jun-01|
|Self-propelled ships (new, non-military)||160.10||160.90|
|Self-propelled ships (new, non-military) percent change from same month previous year||0.76||0.50|
|Ship building and repairing||141.10||143.90|
|Ship building and repairing percent change from same month previous year||3.90||1.98|
|Ship repair, conversion, reconversion (non-military)||133.90||136.90|
|Ship repair, conversion, reconversion (non-military) percent change from same month previous year||4.04||2.24|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
Data from March 2001 to June 2001 are preliminary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at: http://www.bls.gov/datahome.htm.