Import price indices, Slovenia, June 2017

In June 2017 import prices 0.8% lower at the monthly level and 2.5% higher at the annual level

In June 2017 import prices were 0.8% lower than in the previous month and 2.5% higher than a year ago.

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Import prices in June 2017 0.8% lower than in the previous month

Compared to May 2017, in June 2017 import prices were 0.8% lower. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were also lower by 0.8%. The prices of products imported from the non-euro area have been falling since March 2017, in June 2017 they were lower by 0.9%.

As regards groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in June 2017 the prices in all groups went down. Energy prices decreased by 2.2%, intermediate goods prices by 0.9%, consumer goods prices by 0.7% and capital goods prices by 0.5%.

In June 2017 import prices decreased the most in the group wearing apparel (by 5.0%), followed by the group coke and refined petroleum products (by 3.3%). On the other hand, an increase was observed in the group electricity (by 2.0%).

Import prices 2.5% higher than a year ago

At the annual level import prices increased in June 2017 by 2.5%. In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 3.8% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 1.0%.

The prices of imports increased noticeably in the group basic metals (by 16.3%) and decreased in the group textiles (by 2.1%).

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Chart 1: Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Chart 1: Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Table 1: Import price indices, Slovenia
VI 2017
V 2017 
VI 2017
XII 2016
VI 2017
VI 2016
I–VI 2017
I–VI 2016
VI 2017
 Ø 2010 
Total99.299.7102.5104.3106.01
Euro area99.2100.5103.8106.0106.36
Non-euro area99.198.8101.0102.3105.92
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods99.1102.0105.5106.6106.26
Energy97.893.1101.0112.5109.38
Capital goods99.599.2100.1100.198.60
Consumer goods99.399.7101.1101.7111.92
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2008)
B Mining and quarrying99.398.1109.1113.488.12
C Manufacturing99.1100.0102.3104.0106.58
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning102.086.6111.7121.599.84
Source: SURS
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