Producer and import prices in Switzerland were down 4.0 percent from a year earlier in April 2020, the steepest decline since March 2016, due to faster decreases in both import (-7.8 percent vs -5.2 percent in March) and producer prices (-2.0 percent vs -1.4 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices dropped 1.3 in April, after decreasing by 0.3 percent in the preceding month.

Producer Prices Change in Switzerland averaged 1.02 percent from 1964 until 2020, 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. Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020.

Producer Prices Change in Switzerland is expected to be -3.80 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 1.20 percent in 2021 and 1.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Producer and Import Prices YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.00 -2.70 18.66 -6.80 1964 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-02-14 07:30 AM Jan -1% -1.7% -1.3%
2020-03-16 07:30 AM Feb -2.1% -1% -1.1%
2020-04-16 06:30 AM Mar -2.7% -2.1% -2.6%
2020-05-14 06:30 AM Apr -4% -2.7% -3.3%
2020-06-15 06:30 AM May -4%
2020-07-14 06:30 AM Jun -3.8%
2020-08-14 06:30 AM Jul
2020-09-15 06:30 AM Aug


News Stream
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall Most in 4 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland were down 4.0 percent from a year earlier in April 2020, the steepest decline since March 2016, due to faster decreases in both import (-7.8 percent vs -5.2 percent in March) and producer prices (-2.0 percent vs -1.4 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices dropped 1.3 in April, after decreasing by 0.3 percent in the preceding month.
2020-05-14
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Most in 4 Years
Producer and import prices in Switzerland were down 2.7 percent from a year earlier in March 2020, following a 2.1 percent fall in the previous month. It was the 15th straight month of decline in prices, and the steepest since March 2016, due to faster decreases in both import (-5.2 percent vs -3.9 percent in February) and producer prices (-1.4 percent vs -1.2 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices dropped 0.3 in March, after decreasing by 0.9 percent in the preceding month.
2020-04-16
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall for 14 Month
Producer and import prices in Switzerland were down 2.1 percent from a year earlier in February 2020, following a 1.0 percent drop in the previous month. It was the 14th straight month of decline in prices, and the steepest since November last year, due to faster decreases in both import (-3.9 percent vs -1.9 percent in January) and producer prices (-1.2 percent vs -0.6 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices dropped 0.9 in February, after being unchanged in the preceding month.
2020-03-16
Swiss Producer and Import Prices Fall the Least in 8 Months
Producer and import prices in Switzerland were down 1.0 percent from a year earlier in January 2020, following a 1.7 percent drop in the previous month. It was the 13th straight month of decline in prices, but the smallest since May last year, due to softer decreases in both import (-1.9 percent vs -3.2 percent in December) and producer prices (-0.6 percent vs -1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, producer and import prices were flat in January, after rising 0.1 percent in the preceding month.
2020-02-14

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.