Producer and import prices in Switzerland were 1.7 percent lower from a year earlier in December 2019, following a 2.5 percent drop in the previous month and compared to market consensus of a 2.5 percent fall. It was the twelfth straight yearly decline in producer and import prices, amid decreases in both import (-3.2 percent vs -4.8 percent in November) and producer prices (-1.0 vs -1.2 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices inched higher 0.1 percent in December, after falling 0.4 percent in the preceding month.

Producer Prices Change in Switzerland averaged 1.05 percent from 1964 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 18.66 percent in April of 1974 and a record low of -6.80 percent in August of 2015. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Producer Prices Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Producer Prices Change in Switzerland is expected to be -1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Switzerland to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.70 -2.50 18.66 -6.80 1964 - 2019 percent Monthly
NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-15 06:30 AM Sep -2% -1.9% -2% -1.5%
2019-11-14 07:30 AM Oct -2.4% -2% -1.9% -2%
2019-12-12 07:30 AM Nov -2.5% -2.4% -2.2% -2.3%
2020-01-17 07:30 AM Dec -1.7% -2.5% -2.5% -1.7%
2020-02-14 07:30 AM Jan -1.7%


News Stream
2019-12-12
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Most in 3-1/2 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland were 2.5 percent lower from a year earlier in November 2019, following a 2.4 percent drop in the previous month and compared to market consensus of a 2.2 percent fall. It was the steepest decline in producer and import prices since March 2016, amid decreases in both import (-4.8 percent vs -4.7 percent) and producer prices (-1.2 percent, the same as in October). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices went down 0.4 percent in November, after falling 0.2 percent in the preceding month.

2019-11-14
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Most in 3-1/2 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland went down 2.4 percent year-on-year in October 2019, following a 2.0 percent decline in the previous month and worse than market consensus of a 1.9 percent fall. It was the steepest slump in producer and import prices since April 2016, amid decreases in both import (-4.7 percent vs -4.0 percent) and producer prices (-1.2 percent vs -1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices went down 0.2 percent in October, after falling 0.3 percent in the preceding month.

2019-10-15
Swiss Producer & Import Prices Fall the Most in 3-1/2Y
Producer and import prices in Switzerland dropped 2.0 percent year-on-year in September 2019, following a 1.9 percent decline in the previous month and matching market consensus. It was the steepest decrease in producer and import prices since April 2016, amid falls in both import (-4.0 percent vs -3.4 percent) and producer prices (-1.0 percent vs -1.1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices went down 0.3 percent in September.

2019-09-12
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Most in 3 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland dropped 1.9 percent year-on-year in August 2019, following a 1.7 percent decline in the previous month. It was the steepest decrease in producer and import prices since April 2016, amid falls in both import (-3.4 percent vs -3.0 percent) and producer prices (-1.1 percent vs -1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices went down 0.2 percent in August.

2019-08-15
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Most in 3 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland dropped 1.7 percent year-on-year in July 2019, following a 1.4 percent decline in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 1.5 percent fall. It was the steepest decrease in producer and import prices since April 2016, amid falls in both import (-3.0 percent vs -2.8 percent) and producer prices (-1.0 percent vs -0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices edged down 0.1 percent in June.

2019-07-15
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Most in Over 3 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland fell 1.4 percent year-on-year in June 2019, following a 0.8 percent drop in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 0.9 percent decline. It was the steepest decrease in producer and import prices since April 2016, amid falls in both import (-2.8 percent vs -1.6 percent) and producer prices (-0.7 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices declined 0.5 percent in June.


Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY
In Switzerland, the Producer Price Index (PPI) is officially named “Producer and Import Price Index”. Producer price index measures the price development of goods that are produced and sold by enterprises operating within the country and the import price index measures the price development of imported goods. Only domestic sales are considered for the producer price index when combining the indices.

Switzerland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.20 -0.10 11.92 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.10 2.10 -1.05 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.69 101.66 103.56 21.17 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.07 101.03 102.68 94.88 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.40 0.40 1.90 -1.20 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 98.40 98.50 100.50 54.40 points [+]
Producer Prices 100.72 100.54 106.30 52.97 points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.70 -2.50 18.66 -6.80 percent [+]
Export Prices 98.00 98.00 112.10 97.80 points [+]
Import Prices 102.77 102.21 137.29 74.64 points [+]
Food Inflation -0.70 -1.20 6.81 -4.58 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 0.45 0.39 1.28 -1.33 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 104.04 104.02 104.05 49.97 points [+]
CPI Transportation 102.32 102.52 113.89 65.74 points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.17 100.92 102.40 96.50 points [+]