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Inflation's all around

Inflation is accelerating and constantly changing.

Published July 23 2021
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Inflation’s all around us alt text Date infographic published: July 22, 2021 Title: Inflation’s all around Inflation’s all around. Consumers feeling the sting… Consumer Price Index. 1.4 in December 2020. 1.4 in January 2021. 1.7 in February 2021. 2.6 in March 2021. 2.6 in April 2021. 5.0 in May 2021. 5.4* in June 2021. *13-year high. Consumer Price Index ex-food and energy. 1.6 in December 2020. 1.4 in January 2021. 1.3 in February 2021. 1.6 in March 2021. 3.0 in April 2021. 3.8 in May 2021. 4.5** in June 2021. ** 30-year high. … Producers, too. Producer Price Index. 0.8 in December 2020. 1.6 in January 2021. 3.0 in February 2021. 4.2 in March 2021. 6.2 in May 2021. 7.3* in June 2021. Producer Price Index ex-food, energy and trade services. 1.3 in December 2020. 1.9 in January 2021. 2.3 in February 2021. 3.1 in March 2021. 4.6 in April 2021. 4.3 in May 2021. 5.5* in June 2021. *Highest since new PPI framework began in 2010. Some of the biggest hits to U.S. pocketbooks… Gasoline, up 45%. Used vehicles, up 45%. Air fares, up 25%. … and company balance sheets. Manufacturing materials, up 48%. Fuels and lubricants, up 44%. Construction materials, up 25%. Commodities not immune. Lithium, up 91%. Coal, up 76%. Tin, up 63%. Year-to-date figure through July 15. Hints peak of inflation? Prices fell for lumber 46%. Corn 16%. Rubber 15%. The 4 weeks through July 15. All figures represent year-over-year percentage unless otherwise noted. CPI: Consumer Price Index: A measure of inflation at the retail level. PPI: Produce Price Index: A measure of inflation at the wholesale level. Information sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, July 2021; Trading Economics, July 2021.