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Capital goods price index

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The capital goods price index (CGPI) provides a measure of the price level changes for physical capital assets purchased by producers of goods and services throughout the economy.

Included in this survey are computer equipment, general purpose machery, furniture, agricultural and forestry equipment, measuring testing and navigating instruments, domestic appliances,television and radio transmitters, medical and surgical equipment, pumping and compressing equipment, machinery for mining quarrying and construction. There is also a large 'other' component which makes up about a third of the index.