Import price indices, Slovenia, June 2020

In June 2020 import prices higher by 0.4% at the monthly level and lower by 4.1% at the annual level

In June 2020, the prices of imported products grew on average for the first time this year on a monthly basis; they remain low on an annual basis, but the year-on-year decline was smaller than in May.

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Import prices in June 2020 higher than in the previous month

The prices of imports increased in June on average by 0.4% after four months of decline. The prices of products supplied from the euro area were higher by 0.5% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 0.2%.

Among the groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in June 2020 energy prices increased by 11.3%. On the other hand, intermediate goods prices decreased by 0.7% and consumer goods prices by 0.4%, while capital goods prices remained the same.

In June 2020 import prices increased the most in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 34.1%), followed by the group crude petroleum and natural gas products (by 9.2%). Import prices decreased the most in the group coal and lignite (by 3.5%).

Import prices in June 2020 lower than a year ago

Compared to June 2019, in June 2020 import prices decreased on average by 4.1%, but less than in the previous month, when we recorded a year-on-year decline of 5.2%. In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went down by 4.3% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 3.9%.

The prices of imports decreased the most in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 47.7%), while in the group wearing apparel they increased (by 3.7%).

Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
VI 2020
V 2020 
VI 2020
XII 2019
VI 2020
VI 2019
I–VI 2020
I–VI 2019
VI 2020
 Ø 2015 
Total100.496.495.996.599.51
Euro area100.596.795.796.6101.82
Non-euro area100.296.096.196.496.63
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods99.396.894.596.099.12
Energy111.375.576.278.288.28
Capital goods100.099.9100.6100.3101.90
Consumer goods99.698.898.899.398.85
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying97.869.771.872.673.09
C Manufacturing100.197.096.597.3100.16
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning134.172.171.866.773.26
Source: SURS
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