Import price indices, May 2022

Import prices up by 1.8%

In May 2022, import prices were 1.8% higher than in the previous month and 30.2% higher than a year ago. On a monthly basis, the most noticeable increase was recorded in the group coal and lignite (8.6%).

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The highest increase in the group coal and lignite

Compared to April 2022, import prices were 1.8% higher. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were higher by 1.8% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 1.9%.
Energy prices increased by 4.2%, intermediate goods prices by 2.4%, capital goods prices by 1.5% and consumer goods prices by 0.9%.
The highest increase in April 2022 was observed in the group coal and lignite (8.6%).

Import prices significantly higher also at the annual level

From May 2021 to May 2022 import prices increased by 30.2%. In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 30.4% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 29.9%.
The prices of imports increased the most in the section mining and quarrying (by 246.3%), among which the highest increase was recorded in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (336.9%). The prices increased also in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 235.3%).

Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Import price indices, Slovenia
V 2022 
IV 2022
 V 2022 
XII 2021
V 2022
V 2021
I–V 2022
I–V 2021
V 2022
  Ø 2015  
Total101.8110.8130.2128.4140.26
Euro area101.8111.2130.4128.5144.17
Non-euro area101.9110.4129.9128.3135.42
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods102.4117.2133.0131.2150.54
Energy104.2127.2286.9279.9354.55
Capital goods101.5105.8111.3110.6116.61
Consumer goods100.9104.1106.9105.2105.70
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying90.9124.2346.3378.6384.36
C Manufactured products102.0111.0120.3118.5128.83
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning99.280.8335.3356.4494.99
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