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Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index, first quarter 2014

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Released: 2014-07-23

The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index rose 0.6% in the first quarter.

Rental and leasing prices of heavy machinery and equipment (construction, transportation, mining and forestry) (+0.8%) as well as office and other machinery and equipment (+0.1%) increased.

Chart 1  Chart 1: Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index - Description and data table
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index

Chart 1: Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index - Description and data table

The index was up 2.1% in the first quarter compared with the same quarter of 2013.

  Note to readers

This price index measures price changes of rental and leasing activities for the commercial and industrial machinery and equipment industry.

With each release, data for the previous quarter may have been revised. Data are also subject to an annual revision with the release of second quarter data of the following reference year. The index is not seasonally adjusted.

The Office and Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index combines the North American Industry Classification System codes 53242 and 53249.

The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index for the second quarter will be released in October.

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