Agricultural input price indices, May 2022

Agricultural input prices up

At the monthly level agricultural input prices were on average higher by 2.6% and at the annual level by 31.3%. The highest monthly price growth (by 9.8%) was recorded in the group energy and lubricants.

  • 14 July 2022 at 10:30
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  • provisional data
Agricultural input prices at the monthly level still rising

Agricultural input prices were on average 2.6% higher than in the previous month. The prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture increased significantly, namely by 3.2%, while prices contributing to agricultural investment were higher by 1.0%.

Among the goods and services currently consumed in agriculture, the highest price increase was recorded at energy and lubricants (by 9.8%). Fertilizer prices and the prices of goods and services for maintenance of buildings also increased significantly (by 5.8% and 2.4%, respectively).

Among goods and services contributing to agricultural investment, the prices of materials went up by 1.3% (prices of transport equipment went up) and the prices of buildings by 0.3%. 

Annual price growth exceeds 30%

Agricultural input prices were on average 31.3% higher than a year ago. The prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture increased by 39.6% and the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment by 14.0%.

In one year, fertilizer prices went up the most (by more than two and a half times). Considerably higher were also the prices of energy and lubricants (by 36.9%) and of animal feedingstuffs (by 33.8%).

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


Monthly growth rates of agricultural input prices, Slovenia
Monthly growth rates of agricultural input prices, Slovenia
1) Input 1 (goods and services currently consumed in agriculture).
2) Input 2 (goods and services contributing to agricultural investment).
Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia
V 2022
Ø 2015 
V 2022
IV 2022
V 2022
V 2021 
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)150.38103.2139.6
Seeds and planting stock102.67100.0103.5
Energy; lubricants142.75109.8136.9
Fertilizers and soil improvers262.06105.8277.9
Plant protection products and pesticides125.53100.0111.2
Veterinary expenses116.23100.0103.6
Animal feedingstuffs151.9599.7133.8
Maintenance of materials114.39100.6107.9
Maintenance of buildings138.15102.4118.6
Other goods and services126.45101.6109.7
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)133.20101.0114.0
Materials128.20101.3110.9
Buildings147.22100.3122.1
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)145.08102.6131.3
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Monthly data for the current year are provisional. With each release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. Monthly data get the status of final data with the publication of annual data (at the latest at the end of February next year).


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