Date of last update: May 31, 2013
Source1 : Insee - Division "Agriculture"
The IPGA measures growth in food prices at Rungis market. It is calculated using statements from the Market News Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
The index includes 78 items and 12 groupings covering five sectors:
For each food product one or more samples from fine series is used. Each one is defined according to combined types of criteria, including:
The IPGA is a Laspeyres index. It refers to the value of a basket with a constant structure and content, corresponding to the base year (currently the year 2000).
From now on it is referenced 100 year 2005.