Import price indices, Slovenia, December 2017

In 2017 the import prices increased by 1.6%

In 2017 import prices were 1.6% higher than in a year ago. In  December 2017 import prices were 0.1% lower than in the previous month.

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The import prices 0.1% lower than in the previous month

Compared to November 2017, in December 2017 import prices were 0.1% lower. The previous decrease in import prices at the monthly level was recorded in July 2017, when prices went down by 0.3%. The prices of products supplied from the euro area were lower by 0.1%, while the prices of products imported from the non-euro area haven’t changed.

As regards groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in December 2017 energy prices decreased by 1.8%, consumer goods prices haven’t changed, while intermediate goods prices increased by 0.1% and capital goods prices by 0.4%.

In December 2017 import prices decreased the most in the group electricity (by 10.5%), followed by the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 2.4%). The largest increase was observed in the group other mining and quarrying products (by 1.7%).

The import prices in 2017 higher by 1.6%

At the annual level import prices have been rising since October 2016, and in December 2017 an increase by 1.6% was observed. In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 3.1%, while the prices of products imported from the non-euro area went down by 0.3%.

The prices of imports increased the most in the group basic metals (by 11.2%) and decreased the most in the group electricity (by 6.5%).

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Detailed data on the import price indices are published in the SI-STAT Database.

Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
XII 2017
XI 2017 
XII 2017
XII 2016
I–XII 2017
I–XII 2016
XII 2017
 Ø 2010 
Total99.9101.6103.4107.97
Euro area99.9103.1105.0109.14
Non-euro area100.099.7101.4106.89
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods100.1103.9105.8108.20
Energy98.2102.3108.4120.18
Capital goods100.499.799.899.07
Consumer goods100.099.9101.0112.15
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2008)
B Mining and quarrying98.5103.3110.892.81
C Manufacturing100.1101.6103.1108.37
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning89.593.5114.4107.74
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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