Import price indices, October 2022

Import prices in October were lower than in the previous month

After a long period of monthly price growth, the prices of imported products decreased by 0.6% in October 2022 (negative growth was last recorded in October 2020). The price drop was the largest in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (by 46.2%). Annual price growth was 17.7%.

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The prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning decreased the most at the monthly level…

Compared to September 2022, import prices were 0.6% lower. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were lower by 0.3% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 0.9%.
Energy prices decreased by 7.2%, intermediate goods prices by 0.6%, while capital goods prices increased by 0.4% and consumer goods prices by 0.6%.

The highest decrease was observed in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (46.2%).

... as well as at the annual level

From October 2021 to October 2022 import prices increased by 17.7%. In the same period the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 16.3% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 19.4%.

The prices of imports increased the most in the section mining and quarrying (by 146.2%), among which the highest increase was recorded in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (180.3%) and coal and lignite (by 203.6%).

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
X 2022 
IX 2022
 X 2022 
XII 2021
X 2022
X 2021
I–X 2022
I–X 2021
X 2022
  Ø 2015  
Total99.4113.3117.7126.2143.38
Euro area99.7112.2116.3125.6145.46
Non-euro area99.1114.7119.4127.0140.78
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods99.4116.0119.7127.7149.01
Energy92.8138.0161.5248.8384.71
Capital goods100.4109.7110.4110.6120.90
Consumer goods100.6107.9108.6106.4109.47
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying89.1202.0246.2340.8624.97
C Manufactured products100.3112.8114.3117.6130.91
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning53.873.798.8287.3451.48
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