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Electric Power Selling Price Index, January 2017

Released: 2017-03-14

The Electric Power Selling Price Index (2014=100) is now available for January 2017.

  Note to readers

The Electric Power Selling Price Index (EPSPI) is a monthly series that measures the price movements of sales of electricity by distributors to commercial and industrial users. Data are available for Canada, and by region and province.

Starting in March 2017, the data for the EPSPI will be produced and released monthly.

With each release, data for the previous 12 months may have been revised. The index is not seasonally adjusted.

The EPSPI for February 2017 will be released in April 2017.

Infographic: Producer Price Indexes at a Glance

The infographic "Producer Price Indexes at a Glance," which is part of Statistics Canada — Infographics (Catalogue number11-627-M), demonstrates how producer price indexes for goods and services are calculated, and why they are important for the Canadian economy.

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