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

October 14, 2005
Bank of Japan

The weights for compiling the "Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index using Chain-weighted Index Formula" have been updated from the weights based on 2000-2002 shipment values to 2000-2003 shipment values. Weights based on 2003 are now used to calculate the indexes from January 2004 and thereafter.

For any inquiries, please contact the following section of the Bank of Japan.

Price Statistics Section, Research and Statistics Department (e-mail:post.rsd3@boj.or.jp)