Import price indices, Slovenia, July 2019

In July 2019 import prices 0.2% lower at the monthly level and 1.3% lower at the annual level

In July 2019 import prices were on average 0.2% lower than in June 2019. Compared to July 2018, import prices were also lower, on average by 1.3%.

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Import prices in July 2019 0.2% lower than in the previous month

Compared to June 2019, in July 2019 import prices were on average 0.2% lower. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were lower by 0.3%. The prices of products imported from the non-euro area were lower by 0.1%.

Import prices decreased the most in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 14.4%), followed by leather and related products (by 2.0%), other transport equipment (by 1.9%), and chemicals and chemical products (by 1.2%). Prices increased the most in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 12.0%), followed by coke and refined petroleum products (by 1.9%), and wearing apparel (by 1.4%).

As regard groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in July 2019 intermediate goods prices decreased by 0.7% and consumer goods prices by 0.3%, energy prices increased by 1.4%, while capital goods prices remained the same.

Import prices in July 2019 1.3% lower than a year ago

From July 2018 to July 2019 import prices decreased on average by 1.3%. The prices of products supplied from the euro area were lower by 1.4%. The prices of products imported from the non-euro area were lower by 1.2%.

In one year the prices of imports decreased the most in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 35.4%), followed by leather and related products (by 14.6%), electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 10.3%), and wearing apparel (by 7.0%). Prices increased the most in the group other mining and quarrying products (by 4.5%), followed by food products (by 3.4%), and textiles (2.9%).

Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
VII 2019
VI 2019
VII 2019
XII 2018
VII 2019
VII 2018
I–VII 2019
I–VII 2018
VII 2019
 Ø 2015 
Total99.898.998.7100.5103.54
Euro area99.799.498.6100.0106.05
Non-euro area99.998.298.8101.1100.42
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods99.398.298.3100.2104.09
Energy101.496.291.9101.5117.38
Capital goods100.0100.4101.1101.4101.25
Consumer goods99.799.099.299.399.73
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2008)
B Mining and quarrying90.068.875.097.491.68
C Manufactured products99.899.899.3100.6103.59
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning112.081.789.7100.2114.26
Source: SURS
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