Agricultural input prices lower at the monthly level and higher at the annual level
Agricultural input prices were in July 2019 on average by 0.2% lower than in June 2019, while at the annual level they increased on average by 2.4%.
Prices of the goods and services currently consumed in agriculture in July 2019 lower by 0.5%
Compared to June 2019, in July 2019 the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture decreased on average by 0.5%, while compared to July 2018 they were higher by 2.0%.
In July 2019 at the monthly level the price decreases were recorded in the groups: energy and lubricants (on average by 2.2%) and animal feedingstuffs (on average by 0.4%).
In the group energy and lubricants in July 2019 at the monthly level only prices of fuels decreased (prices of fuels for heating by 2.9% and prices of motor fuels by 2.4%) and in the group animal feedingstuffs only prices of straight feedingstuffs (on average by 3.3%).
Prices of the goods and services contributing to agricultural investment higher by 0.3%
The prices of the goods and services contributing to agricultural investment were in July 2019 on average by 0.3% higher than in June 2019 and by 3.4% higher than a year ago.
In July 2019 prices of materials remained the same as in the previous month, while prices of buildings increased on average by 1.2%.