Producer price indices, May 2022

Producer prices still rising

In May, producer prices were higher monthly by 2.8% and annually by 22.5%. They increased the most in electricity supply.

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Monthly growth of producer prices slowed down

Producer prices increased by 2.6%, which is slightly less than in April. The prices of products for sale on the domestic market were higher by 3.1% and on non-domestic markets by 2.1%. Of the latter, the prices of industrial products sold on the markets of euro area countries went up by 2.5% and of non-euro area countries by 1.3%.

The prices of energy went up by 9.2%, of intermediate goods by 2.5%, of consumer goods by 1.8% and of capital goods by 1.7%.

Prices increased the most in electricity supply (by 11.8%), followed by manufacture of basic metals (by 5.0%), manufacture of wood, products of wood and cork (by 4.4%) and manufacture of food products (by 3.2%). They decreased the most in manufacture of wearing apparel (by 3.1%) and manufacture of leather and leather products (by 1.9%).

Prices up by more than a fifth at the annual level

Producer prices were 22.5% higher than a year ago. The prices of products for sale on the domestic market increased by 25.7% and for sale on non-domestic markets by 19.3%, of which the prices of products sold on the markets of euro area countries increased by 21.6% and of non-euro area countries by 14.7%.

The prices of energy went up by 74.6%, of intermediate goods by 28.5%, of capital goods by 12.8% and of consumer goods by 10.4%.

The highest increase in prices was recorded in electricity supply (by 99.2%), followed by manufacture of basic metals (by 56.9%), manufacture of paper and paper products (by 43.5%) and manufacture of wood, products of wood and cork (by 38.5%). Prices in manufacture of other transport equipment went down by 2.9% and in manufacture of computer and optical products by 0.5%.

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

Annual growth rates of producer prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of producer prices, Slovenia
Producer price indices, Slovenia
IV 2022 
III 2022
IV 2022 
XII 2021
IV 2022
IV 2021
I–IV 2022
I–IV 2021
IV 2022
  Ø 2015  
Producer price indices - total index102.6114.1122.5117.9130.51
Main industrial groups     
Intermediate goods102.5116.4128.5124.0138.48
Energy109.2158.2174.6151.8194.73
Capital goods101.7106.9112.8111.0118.37
Consumer goods101.8106.7110.4107.2115.24
Sections by SCA     
B Mining and quarrying100.8108.7112.4109.7121.36
C Manufacturing102.1111.6119.9116.3127.26
D Electricity111.8182.9199.2165.0222.43
E Water supply100.0103.7104.1103.8121.05
Producer price indices, Slovenia
IV 2022 
III 2022
IV 2022 
XII 2021
IV 2022
IV 2021
I–IV 2022
I–IV 2021
IV 2022
  Ø 2015  
Producer price indices of the domestic market103.1117.3125.7120.2136.32
Producer price indices of the non-domestic market102.1110.8119.3115.7124.80
  euro area102.5112.4121.6117.2127.06
  non-euro area101.3108.0114.7112.7120.38
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