The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Recording Media (09.1.4)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes records and compact discs; pre-recorded tapes, cassettes, video cassettes, diskettes and CD-ROMs for tape recorders, cassette recorders, video recorders, and personal computers; unrecorded tapes, cassettes, video cassettes, diskettes and CD-ROMs for tape recorders, cassette recorders, video recorders, and personal computers; unexposed films, cartridges, and discs for photographic and cinematographic use; photographic supplies such as paper and flash bulbs; and unexposed film the price of which includes the cost of processing without separately identifying it.
Recording Media (09.1.4) excludes batteries (05.5.2), computer software (09.1.3), video-game software, video-game cassettes, and video-game CD-ROMs (09.3.1), and development of films and printing of photographs (09.4.2).
This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1) categories.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Recording Media for Germany (including former GDR from 1991) [CP0914DEM086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0914DEM086NEST, May 18, 2022.