Price indices and purchase of agricultural products, March 2022

Producer prices of agricultural products higher both in March and in the first quarter

In March 2022, producer prices of agricultural products were on average a fifth higher than a year before. The value of agricultural products was 17.5% higher at the annual level and 23.6% higher at the monthly level.

  • 13 May 2022 at 10:30
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  • provisional data
Average producer price of milk up at the annual level

The prices of animals and animal products were in March 2022 higher on average by 20.3%. The prices of animal products were higher on average by 17.8%. The average milk price was EUR 0.39 per litre and thus 20.7% higher than a year before. Higher was also the average price of eggs (by 9.1%). The prices of animals for slaughter increased on average by 23.3%. Cattle prices went up the most (by 33.8%); higher were also the prices of pigs and poultry.

The prices of crop products increased on average by 19.6%. The increase was due to higher prices of fruit, potato and wine. Vegetables prices were on average lower than a year before.

In the first quarter of 2022 potato prices much higher than a year before

In the first quarter of 2022, the prices of agricultural products were on average 18.7% higher than in the first quarter of 2021.

The prices of crop products increased on average by 23.7%. The increase was caused mostly by higher prices of potato and fruit.

The prices of animals and animal products were higher on average by 16.6%. Of animals for slaughter, the prices of cattle went up the most (by 29.0%). The milk price increased on average by 16.5%.

The value of purchased livestock much higher than a year before 

The value of purchased products in the group livestock breeding was at the annual level 21.0% higher. The value of purchased livestock increased by 28.6%. The increase was caused by higher purchase prices of animals. Higher than a year before were also the values of purchased poultry (by 22.7%) and milk (by 20.1%). The value of purchased eggs decreased by 12.1%.

The value of purchased products in the group arable farming was 4.8% higher. The value of purchased alcoholic beverages increased by 23.3%. The value of purchased fruit decreased by 2.4% because a much lower quantity of apples was purchased.

The value of purchased products in the group arable farming was lower by 17.2%. The value decreased due to lower value of purchased cereals (lower quantity of products was purchased). On the other hand, the value of purchased vegetables went up by 18.5% and of potato by 13.5%.

Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.

Annual growth rates of producer prices of agricultural products, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of producer prices of agricultural products, Slovenia
Value of purchased agricultural products, Slovenia
Value of purchased agricultural products, Slovenia
Producer price indices of agricultural products, Slovenia, monthly
III 2022
Ø 2015
III 2022
III 2021
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT133.22120.1
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables129.56124.0
CROP OUTPUT156.26119.6
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables184.91158.5
Cerealszz
Industrial plantszz
Vegetables and horticultural products132.4098.7
  fresh vegetables149.6582.4
  plants and flowers126.75106.9
Potatoes (including seeds)304.75215.9
Fruits169.58123.8
Wine112.05109.2
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS124.29120.3
Animals for slaughter117.68123.3
Animal products130.76117.8
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Producer price indices of agricultural products, Slovenia, quarterly
I–III 2022
Ø 2015
I–III 2022
I–III 2021
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT129.71118.7
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables125.51120.4
CROP OUTPUT158.89123.7
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables185.19153.8
Cerealszz
Industrial plantszz
Vegetables and horticultural products128.63103.2
  fresh vegetables139.0194.8
  plants and flowers123.52108.6
Potatoes (including seeds)301.90198.2
Fruits174.37123.9
Wine110.55109.3
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS119.66116.6
Animals for slaughter112.44119.6
Animal products126.71114.1
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Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia
III 2022III 2022
II 2022 
III 2022
III 2021
mio EURindex
TOTAL57.1123.6117.5
Arable farming1.896.182.8
Fruit and wine growing4.1139.1104.8
Livestock breeding50.8123.6121.0
Other crop products0.4156.481.8
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
The monthly data for the current year are provisional. With each First Release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. The monthly data get the status of final data with the publication of annual data (at the latest at the end of February of the following year).

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