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Update of the weights for compiling the "Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index using Chain-weighted Index Formula"

November 11, 2011
Bank of Japan
Research and Statistics Department

The weights for compiling the "Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index using Chain-weighted Index Formula" have been updated from the weights based on 2005 - 2008 shipment values to 2005 - 2009 shipment values. Weights based on 2009 are now used to calculate the indexes from January 2010 and thereafter. Revised weights can be obtained from "Reference of Long-Term Time-Series Data of CGPI (2005 base)."

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