Update of the weights for compiling the "Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index using Chain-weighted Index Formula"
Statistics that had been available in the form of time-series data at the Bank's web site are now provided, with a few exceptions, in "BOJ Time-Series Data Search," a new page for data search. Regardless of the notice below, some links to the time-series data have been removed.
August 12, 2008
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 shipment values to 2005-2006 shipment values. Weights based on 2006 are now used to calculate the indexes from January 2007 and thereafter. (To download the revised data files, please click here.)
For any inquiries, please contact the following section of the Bank of Japan.
Price Statistics Section, Research and Statistics Department