Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia, February 2017

The value of agricultural products purchased in February 2017 almost the same as in February 2016

The total value of agricultural products purchased in February 2017 amounted to EUR 34.2 million; it was almost 3% lower than in January 2017 and almost the same as in February 2016.

  • 4/20/2017
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  • provisional data
The value of purchase in the group arable farming higher than in February 2016
 
In February 2017 the value of purchased products in the group arable farming was almost 31% higher than in February 2016 (it amounted to EUR 0.9 million). The value of purchased cereals went up the most. Higher was the value of purchased wheat and grain maize (higher quantity and higher average prices of purchased cereals). The value of purchased potatoes and vegetables was also higher, while the value of purchased industrial plants was much lower.
 
The value of purchase in the group fruit and wine growing lower than a year before
 
In February 2017 the value of purchase in the group fruit and wine growing was almost 3% lower than in February 2016 (it amounted to EUR 2.7 million). The decrease was caused by lower value of purchased fruits (it was lower by almost a half). The value of purchased alcoholic drinks and plants was higher than a year before.
 
The value of purchase in the group livestock breeding almost the same as in February 2016
 
In February 2017 the value of purchased products in the group livestock breeding was almost the same as in February 2016 (it amounted to EUR 30.3 million). The value of purchased milk was 3% higher (the average price of milk was higher and the quantity lower than a year before). The value of purchased livestock was also higher (by 7%), while the value of purchased poultry was lower (by 19%).
Chart 1: Value of purchased agricultural products, Slovenia
Chart 1: Value of purchased agricultural products, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Chart 2: Value of purchased products in group livestock breeding, Slovenia
Chart 2: Value of purchased products in group livestock breeding, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Table 1: Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia
II 2017II 2017
I 2017 
II 2017
II 2016
1000 EUR1)index
Total34,15197.599.9
Arable farming861113.4130.8
  cereals421562.5339.0
  industrial and fooder plants6221.028.5
  potatoes185170.8134.2
  vegetables2)19368.5107.5
Fruit and wine growing2,665124.297.2
  fruits536121.450.9
  plants3)333228.3123.7
  grape for industry---
  alkoholic drinks1,796115.3126.6
Livestock breeding30,34795.099.5
  livestock9,83697.6107.1
  poultry5,81693.680.9
  eggs4)1,51688.1110.9
  milk12,70694.2103.0
  dairy products1193.579.6
  hides and wool43096.9113.0
  honey and honey products33427.5117.4
Other products5) 278178.596.0
1) Some totals do not add up due to rounding.
2) Including dry beans.
3) Fruit plants and vine plants.
4) Eggs for consumption and hatching eggs.
5) Flowers, cultivated mushrooms and olive oil.
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Monthly data for the current year are provisional. With each First Release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. Monthly data get status of final data with the publication of annual data (at the latest at the end of February next year).
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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