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Revision of the Corporate Goods Price Index

August 10, 2011
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
Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index Miso, soybean paste (Processed foodstuffs) May 2011
Switching equipment (Information & communications equipment) May 2010-May 2011
Import Price Index Naphtha (Petroleum, coal & natural gas) Jan.2011-May 2011
Fuel oil C (Petroleum, coal & natural gas) Aug.2010-May 2011

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."

Inquiries

Concerning the revision to the data and the "Price Indexes Quarterly"
Price Statistics Division, Research and Statistics Department

E-mail : post.rsd3@boj.or.jp

Concerning the "Financial and Economic Statistics Monthly" and the "Bank of Japan Statistics"
Statistics Planning Group, Economic Statistics Division, Research and Statistics Department

E-mail : post.rsd5@boj.or.jp