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Revision of the Corporate Goods Price Index

May 14, 2012
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
Export Price Index Heavy & medium steel plates (Metals & related products) Apr. 2011 - Feb. 2012
Import Price Index Bearings (General machinery & equipment) Feb. 2012
Wood furniture (Other primary products & manufactured goods) Feb. 2012

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. The revised data can be obtained from "BOJ Time-Series Data Search."

Inquiries

Concerning the revision of 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