Agricultural input price indices, June 2022

Agricultural input prices slightly up at the monthly level and considerably higher annually

Agricultural input prices in June were 0.1% higher than the month before, while in the 2nd quarter of 2022 they were 8.9% higher than in the 1st quarter. At the monthly level, the highest price increase was recorded in the group maintenance of buildings. 

  • 12 August 2022 at 10:30
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Prices at the monthly level slightly increased

Input prices in agriculture were on average 0.1% higher at the monthly level. Prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture remained the same as the month before, while prices contributing to agricultural investment increased by 0.3%.

The highest price growth was recorded in the group maintenance of buildings (by 1.5%), followed by energy and lubricants (by 0.9%) and other goods and services (by 0.8%).

Prices of materials increased by 0.4% (higher prices of transport equipment), while the prices of buildings slightly decreased (by 0.1%).

Increase at the annual level substantial …

Compared to June 2021, agricultural input prices went up by 30.5%, with the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture having increased by 38.8% and the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment by 13.6%.

Fertilizers prices went up the most (more than two and a half times higher than a year ago), followed by prices of energy and lubricants (by 35.2%) and prices of animal feedingstuffs (by 33.1%).

… and also high in quarterly comparisons

The prices were on average 8.9% higher than in the previous quarter and 30.2% higher than in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

At the quarterly level, too, the highest increase was recorded for fertilisers (by 20.8%), while prices of energy and lubricants were higher by 13.8% and prices of animal feedingstuffs by 12.3%.
 
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, monthly
VI 2022
Ø 2015 
VI 2022
V 2022
VI 2022
VI 2021 
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)150.41100.0138.8
Seeds and planting stock102.67100.0103.5
Energy; lubricants143.98100.9135.2
Fertilizers and soil improvers258.6198.7274.4
Plant protection products and pesticides125.53100.0111.2
Veterinary expenses116.23100.0103.6
Animal feedingstuffs151.95100.0133.1
Maintenance of materials114.79100.3107.7
Maintenance of buildings140.28101.5119.9
Other goods and services127.44100.8110.4
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)133.55100.3113.6
Materials128.72100.4111.4
Buildings147.0899.9119.4
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)145.21100.1130.5
Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia, quarterly
IV–VI 2022
    Ø 2015    
IV–VI 2022
I–III 2022
IV–VI 2022
IV–VI 2021
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)148.84111.0138.1
Seeds and planting stock102.67100.0103.5
Energy; lubricants138.92113.8133.1
Fertilizers and soil improvers256.11120.8271.6
Plant protection products and pesticides125.53107.2111.2
Veterinary expenses116.23100.6103.6
Animal feedingstuffs152.09112.3133.7
Maintenance of materials114.31102.7107.7
Maintenance of buildings137.78108.2118.2
Other goods and services126.11101.8109.4
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)132.89103.9113.7
Materials127.84102.1110.6
Buildings147.03108.5122.1
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)143.92108.9130.2
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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