Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia, August 2018

In August 2018 agricultural input prices on average unchanged at the monthly level

Compared to July 2018, in August 2018 agricultural input prices remained on average the same. The prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture on average did not change, while the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment slightly increased.

  • 10/12/2018
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  • provisional data
Agricultural input price indices
With the agricultural input price indices we observe the movement of prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (e.g. prices of seeds of crops, of fertilizers, of animal feedingstuffs, etc.) and of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (e.g. prices of agricultural machinery and other equipment).
 
Agricultural input prices in August 2018 at the level of July 2018
Compared to July 2018, in August 2018 the agricultural input prices remained on average the same, while compared to August 2017 these prices were higher on average by 4.2%.
 
Unchanged prices of the goods and services currently consumed in agriculture
In August 2018 the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture were on average the same as in the previous month, while at the annual level they were higher on average by 4.5%.
 
Higher prices of energy and lower prices of some fertilizers
In August 2018 at the monthly level prices in the group energy and lubricants were higher on average by 0.4% (only prices of fuels increased) and prices in the group other goods and services by 0.1%, while prices in the group fertilizers decreased on average by 1.4% (lower prices of nitrogenous and NPK-fertilizers).

Prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment slightly higher
In August 2018 the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment increased compared to July 2018 on average by 0.1%, while at the annual level these prices were higher on average by 3.6%.
 
In August 2018 at the monthly level prices of materials and prices of buildings increased the same (both by 0.1%). In the group materials prices of machinery and other equipment increased on average by 0.2% (in the group machinery and plant for cultivation prices increased on average by 0.4%), while prices of transport equipment remained on average the same as in the previous month.
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).
Source: SURS
Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia
VIII 2018
Ø 2015 
VIII 2018
VII 2018
VIII 2018
VIII 2017 
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)101.39100.0104.5
Seeds and planting stock91.79100.095.3
Energy; lubricants108.98100.4111.3
Fertilizers and soil improvers83.6498.6105.9
Plant protection products and pesticides101.47100.0102.0
Veterinary expenses107.12100.0100.0
Animal feedingstuffs103.35100.0104.5
Maintenance of materials102.98100.0101.3
Maintenance of buildings101.76100.0101.3
Other goods and services104.18100.1103.3
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)107.43100.1103.6
Materials106.84100.1103.4
Buildings109.08100.1104.1
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)103.25100.0104.2
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE

Monthly data for the current year are provisional. With each First Release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. Monthly data get status of final data with the publication of annual data (at the latest at the end of February next year).

Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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