PPI input non seasonally adjusted in the U.K. forAugustcame in at 2.2%, higher than 1.0% anticipated and -1.1% revised from -1.4%, while on the year the reading inclined to -7.5% from both prior and predicted of -12.2% and -8.4% respectively.

With regard to PPI output non seasonally adjusted, it retreated to 0.2% from the forecasted 0.3% and the revised 0.2% from 0.3%, whereas the yearly reaing came higher than expectations of -0.5% at -0.4% which is also higher than the previous -1.3%.

Moreover, the core PPI output came in at 0.2%, inline with the estimated 0.2% but lower than the prior of 0.5% which got revised to 0.4%. For the year, the reading came higher than the prior of 0.2% revised to 0.1% at 0.2%, but below the predicted reading of 0.8%.