Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia, April 2019

In April 2019 agricultural input prices did not change

In April 2019 agricultural input prices remained on average the same as in the previous month. The prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture on average decreased by 0.1%, while the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment increased on average by 0.2%.

  • 6/14/2019
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  • provisional data
Agricultural input prices at the monthly level unchanged, but at the annual level higher
Agricultural input prices in April 2019 did not change at the monthly level, while at the annual level they were higher on average by 3.7%.
 
Slightly price decrease of the goods and services currently consumed in agriculture
Compared to March 2019, in April 2019 the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture decreased on average by 0.1%, while compared to April 2018 they were higher by 3.8%.

At the monthly level the price decrease in the groups energy and lubricants and maintenance of materials
In April 2019 prices in the group energy and lubricants decreased by 0.4% (lower prices of fuels), while prices of goods and services for maintenance of materials were lower on average by 0.3%.
 
Prices of the goods and services contributing to agricultural investment higher by 0.2% 
The prices of the goods and services contributing to agricultural investment were in April 2019 on average by 0.2% higher than in March 2019 and by 3.5% higher than in April 2018.
 
In April 2019 at the monthly level materials went up on average by 0.3%. Prices of transport equipment (of tractors) increased on average by 0.5% and prices of machinery and other equipment by 0.1%. For the same percentage (0.1%) were in April 2019 also higher prices of buildings.

Higher prices of machinery and plant for cultivation
As regards machinery and other equipment, in April 2019 at the monthly level the price increase was recorded only in the group machinery and plant for cultivation (on average by 0.2%), while prices of machinery and equipment in other groups 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
IV 2019
Ø 2015 
IV 2019
III 2019
IV 2019
IV 2018 
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)103.7799.9103.8
Seeds and planting stock101.62100.0110.7
Energy; lubricants107.1799.6102.2
Fertilizers and soil improvers89.68100.1105.5
Plant protection products and pesticides107.72100.3106.8
Veterinary expenses107.12100.0100.0
Animal feedingstuffs104.48100.0103.5
Maintenance of materials102.9699.799.9
Maintenance of buildings105.08100.6104.3
Other goods and services110.09100.0106.0
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)110.28100.2103.5
Materials110.28100.3103.5
Buildings110.28100.1103.2
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)105.78100.0103.7
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).

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