In November 2017 import prices were 0.9% higher than in the previous month and 3.0% higher than a year ago.
Import prices 0.9% higher than in the previous month
Compared to October 2017, in November 2017 import prices were 0.9% higher. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area were higher by 0.9%.
As regards groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in November 2017 energy prices increased by 6.0% and intermediate goods prices by 0.8%, while capital goods prices and consumer goods prices haven’t changed.
In November 2017 import prices increased the most in the group electricity (by 13.3%), followed by the group coke and refined petroleum products (by 5.1%). The largest decrease was observed in the group computer, electronic and optical products (by 1.0%).
Import prices 3.0% higher than a year ago
From November 2016 to November 2017 import prices increased by 3.0%. This was the largest annual rise in the import prices since May 2017, when prices went up by 4.0%. In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 5.0% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 0.6%.
The prices of imports increased the most in the group basic metals (by 17.4%) and decreased the most in the group computer, electronic and optical products (by 3.3%).
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Import price indices, Slovenia