Import price indices, August 2022

Growth of import prices is slowing down

In August 2022 import prices were 0.2% higher than in the previous month and 25.6% higher than a year ago. On a monthly basis, we recorded the most noticeable increase in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (47.4%).

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Price growth slowed down at the monthly level …

Compared to July 2022, import prices were 0.2% higher (in July 0.7%). At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were lower by 0.8% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area were higher by 1.6%.

Energy prices increased by 2.0%, consumer goods prices by 0.9%, capital goods prices by 0.5%, while intermediate goods prices decreased by 0.8%.

The highest increase was observed in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (47.4%).

… as well as the annual level

From August 2021 to August 2022 import prices increased by 25.6% (compared to the annual growth rate of 26.6% in July). In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 24.0% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 27.8%.

The prices of imports increased the most in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 307.8%). The prices increased also in the section mining and quarrying (by 275.7%), among which the highest increase was recorded in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (369.4%). 

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
VIII 2022
VII 2022 
VIII 2022
XII 2021 
VIII 2022
VIII 2021
I–VIII 2022
I–VIII 2021
VIII 2022
  Ø 2015  
Total100.2113.1125.6127.9143.17
Euro area99.2112.0124.0127.7145.31
Non-euro area101.6114.5127.8128.2140.51
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods99.2116.1124.0129.5149.14
Energy102.0146.7261.6274.7409.16
Capital goods100.5108.5110.4110.7119.66
Consumer goods100.9106.3107.5106.0107.88
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying132.7190.4375.7357.9589.16
C Manufactured products99.7111.8116.4118.4129.74
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning111.5157.1407.8358.9962.94
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