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Import price indices, Slovenia, October 2019

In October 2019 import prices 0.1% higher at the monthly level and 2.4% lower at the annual level

In October 2019 import prices were 0.1% higher than in the previous month and 2.4% lower than a year ago.

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Import prices in October 2019 0.1% higher than in the previous month  

Compared to September 2019, in October 2019 import prices were on average 0.1% higher. The prices of products supplied from the euro area decreased by 0.2%, but prices of products imported from the non-euro area increased by 0.4%.

In October 2019 import prices increased the most in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 13.7%), followed by the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 7.6%) and decreased the most in the group paper and paper products (by 1.6%), followed by the group leather and related products (by 1.3%).

According to the groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in October 2019 energy prices and capital goods prices increased (by 2.3% and by 0.2%, respectively), while intermediate goods prices and consumer goods prices decreased (by 0.5% and by 0.1%, respectively).

Import prices 2.4% lower than a year ago 

At the annual level prices continued to fall; in October 2019 they were on average 2.4% lower than a year ago. The prices of products imported from the euro area decreased by 2.7%, and the prices of products supplied from the non-euro area by 2.1%. 

In October 2019 import prices decreased the most in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 43.9%), followed by the group leather and related products (by 17.7%) and the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 17.5%). The largest increase was observed in the group coal and lignite (by 9.9%), followed by the group food products (by 4.0%).
 
   
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
X 2019
IX 2019
X 2019
XII 2018
X 2019
X 2018
I–X 2019
I–X 2018
X 2019
 Ø 2015 
Total100.199.097.699.7103.69
Euro area99.899.197.399.3105.79
Non-euro area100.498.897.9100.1101.06
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods99.597.496.799.2103.24
Energy102.396.686.196.8117.92
Capital goods100.2101.2101.4101.3102.02
Consumer goods99.999.799.199.2100.46
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2008)
B Mining and quarrying108.871.866.887.795.61
C Manufactured products99.899.998.6100.0103.62
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning107.685.082.594.8118.94
Source: SURS
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