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Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index
Statistical tools to monitor changes in the prices of domestic commodities that used in markets
  • Metadata

  • Reports

  • Methodology

1.1
Contact organization
Dubai Statistics Center
1.2
Contact organization unit
Prices & Cost of Living Statistics Section Section
1.3
Contact name
Corporate Communication & Customer Service Section
1.4
Contact person function
Customer Care
1.5
Contact mail address
P.O. Box: 121222 Dubai, UAE
1.6
Contact email address
1.7
Contact phone number
800 DSC (372)
1.8
Contact fax number
009714 4290232
2.1
Metadata last certified
04/04/2020
2.2
Metadata last posted
05/04/2020
2.3
Metadata last update
04/04/2020
3.1
Data description
The producer price index used to monitor changes in the prices of domestic commodities that used in markets, as well as the consequent identification of the prices trends, market conditions.
3.2
Classification
 International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC4) 2009, UN
3.3
Sector coverage
Producer Price Index focus on all industrial establishment operating in the Emirate of Dubai and mainly in the manufacturing industries sector, as stipulated by International Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities ISIC 4
3.4
Statistical concepts and definitions


Data Collection Sources Locations where Commodities and services produced.

Producer Price Index An indicator that measures the change in prices received by domestic producers of goods and services Between two time periods

Laspeyres Formula The mathematical equation (developed by Statistician Laspeyres) which calculates the index by using the price levels weighted by the base quantities (weights).

Producer Price The producers' prices are defined as the prices received by the producer from the buyer for a unit of a commodity or service, from which the value-added tax is deducted, or any tax that are added to the buyer’s invoice, non-inclusive of any transport costs.

Manufacturing Physical and chemical transformation of materials, items, or ingredients to form new products and materials. The transferred materials are mostly raw materials from agriculture, mining, quarrying or products of other manufacturing industries, specialized maintenance of industrial and commercial machinery and equipment. Repairing such is within the manufacturing industry, but the repair of computers and personal and household commodities not considered within the manufacturing industry.  Assembling parts resulted by manufacturing industries is considered a manufacturing industry.

Base Period The period that compared to the current period.

Weights It represents the relative distribution of manufacturing industries values within the country according to the main categories, sections, and groups that are components of commodities according to the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Rev.4.  The weights used in calculations that use the Laspeyres Equation.

Base Prices The period that compared to the current period.

Commodity Frame The category of commodities that are part of the producer’s prices system classified according to the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Rev.4.

International Standard Industrial Classification for All Economic Activities (ISIC) The international reference for productive activities. The main purpose of this classification is to provide a range of categories for activities that can used to collect and classify statistics according to these activities in a format designed for the purpose of economic analysis. Classification consists of a coherent and consistent structure of economic activities based on an internationally agreed-upon set of concepts, definitions, principles and classification rules.

 

3.5
Statistical unit
Prices of locally produced goods and services by establishments engaged in manufacturing activities, as stipulated by the International Industrial Classification (ISIC4)
3.6
Statistical population

Establishments engaged in manufacturing activities, as stipulated by the International Industrial Classification (ISIC4).

3.7
Reference area
Emirate of Dubai
3.8
Time coverage
Data are available from Q1 2015
3.9
Base period
December 2018=100.
 

• Indices

• Percentage


Quarterly  / Annual
6.1
Legal acts and other agreements

Dubai Statistics Center specializes in the construction of a modern and comprehensive statistical system and shall be the only official source for the collection, analysis and publication of Statistical information and data in the Emirate adopting harmonized methodological international standards in the  collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistical data. For more information, please see the law number (28) related to Dubai Statistics Center

Click here to view the law details

6.2
Data sharing
The data are shared with the local Government Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority
7.1
Confidentiality - policy

Data confidentiality is governed by law number (28) for the year 2015 about Dubai Statistics Center, article number (9) 'Confidentiality of Statistical Data'.

Click here to view the law details

8.1
Release calendar

​The reports of the project are published according to the statistical calendar displayed on the Dubai Statistics Center website  (Quarterly - annual).

8.2
Release calendar access
 
Click here to access Dubai Statistics Center calendar information
The reports of the project are published according to the statistical calendar displayed on the Dubai Statistics Center website  (Quarterly - annual).
10.1
News release
It is published on the website of official newspapers and social media
10.3
On-line database
Available under specific permissions to particular entities
10.4
Micro-data access
 
Micro-data are not available to public due to data confidentiality considerations. However, aggregated data are published to public
10.5
Other
DSC Application, Interactive Statistics, Idash Board
10.6
Documentation on methodology

The project was implemented according to GSBPM where it takes into consideration statistical quality scopes according to Statistical   data quality charter for the Emirate of Dubai that is adopted by the center specially those related accuracy, objectivity and comparability, since the classifications and methodologies used make the results of this project comparable on national regional and international levels being based on international classifications and methodologies.

Click here to view Dubai Statistics Center Statistical Data Quality Framework

12.1
User needs
- Monitor changes in the prices of domestic commodities that used in markets, as well as the consequent identification of the prices trends, market conditions.
 - Important tool in the preparation of national accounts through ridding the national gross income from the impact of prices changes.
 - Important indicator that reflects the extent of progress and development that occurs to the local productive sector in a period compared to another period.
18.1
Source data
Direct statistical survey of the target sample from the selected Establishment and products.
18.2
Frequency of data collection
Data are collected in monthly basis
18.3
Data collection

Questionnaire (monthly) " Producer Price Survey - Emirate of Dubai" is used for data collection with a pre-printed list of selected products for which prices are to be given.

The e-mail questionnaire (80%) is used to collect data, while (20%) is collected from field visits

For non-response are used telephone and e-mail contacts.


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Title Publishing Year File Type File Type Metadata
Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2021 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2021 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2021 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2020 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2020 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2020 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2017 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2017 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Producer Price Index 2017 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
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Title Description Publishing Year File Type File Size
Producer Price Index Methodology 2021 Document Icon 383 KB
Producer Price Index Methodology 2020 Document Icon 410 KB
Producer Price Index Methodology 2019 Document Icon 410 KB
Producer Price Index Methodology 2018 Document Icon 382 KB
Producer Price Index Methodology 2017 Document Icon 382 KB
Producer Price Index Methodology 2016 Document Icon 381 KB
Producer Price Index Methodology 2015 Document Icon 379 KB
Producers Prices Index Methodology 2014 Document Icon 384 KB
Producers Prices Index Methodology 2013 Document Icon 384 KB
Producers Prices Index Methodology 2012 Document Icon 384 KB
Producers Prices Index Methodology 2011 Document Icon 385 KB
Producers Prices Index Methodology 2010 Document Icon 382 KB
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