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Revision of the Corporate Goods Price Index

November 12, 2009
Bank of Japan
Research and Statistics Department

Some figures in the Corporate Goods Price Index (CGPI) have been revised as follows. (The revised data are available in "BOJ Time-Series Data Search.")

Table : Revision of the Corporate Goods Price Index
Index Commodity (Group) Period
Import Price Index Iron ores (Metals & related products) Apr.2009-Aug. 2009

Following this revision in Commodity indexes, changes have also been made to the higher order indexes.

CGPI data are available in the "Price Indexes Quarterly," "Financial and Economic Statistics Monthly" and "Bank of Japan Statistics" as well as in the Bank of Japan website. Revised data can be obtained from "BOJ Time-Series Data Search."

For inquiries, please contact the following sections of the Bank of Japan.

Inquiries concerning the revision to the data and the "Price Indexes Quarterly":
Price Statistics Section, Research and Statistics Department (e-mail:post.rsd3@boj.or.jp)

Inquiries concerning the "Financial and Economic Statistics Monthly" and the "Bank of Japan Statistics":
Statistics Planning Section, Research and Statistics Department (e-mail:post.rsd5@boj.or.jp)