Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia, November 2019

In November 2019 the agricultural input prices 0.8% lower at the monthly level

Compared to October 2019, in November 2019 agricultural input prices decreased on average by 0.8%. The prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture decreased on average by 1.2% and the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment by 0.2%.

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  • provisional data
Agricultural input prices lower at the monthly level and higher at the annual level
In November 2019 the agricultural input prices were on average by 0.8% lower than in October 2019 and by 0.4% higher than in November 2018.

Lower prices of the goods and services currently consumed in agriculture
In November 2019 the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture on average decreased, namely compared to October 2019 by 1.2% and in comparison with November 2018 by 0.6%.
 
In November 2019 at the monthly level decreased prices in the groups animal feedingstuffs, fertilizers and energy and lubricants, while price increases were recorded in the groups maintenance of materials and buildings and other goods and services.

Prices of animal feedingstuffs lower on average by 3.0%
In November 2019 the prices of animal feedingstuffs at the monthly level decreased on average by 3.0%. Prices of straight feedingstuffs decreased on average by 2.0% and the prices of compound feedingstuffs by 3.1%. As regards compound feedingstuffs, the prices of compound feedingstuffs for cattle, excluding calves decreased the most (on average by 4.7%) and the least decreased the prices of other compound feedingstuffs (for sheep and goats), namely on average by 1.3%.

Prices of fertilizers lower on average by 2.0%
Prices of fertilizers were in November 2019 on average by 2.0% lower than in October 2019. In November 2019 only prices of nitrogenous fertilizers and of NPK-fertilizers decreased (prices of nitrogenous fertilizers by 0.5% and prices of NPK-fertilizers by 3.3%).

Slightly price decrease of the goods and services contributing to agricultural investment
The prices of the goods and services contributing to agricultural investment were in November 2019 by 0.2% lower than in October 2019 and by 2.6% higher than in November 2018.

Unchanged prices of materials and lower prices of buildings
In November 2019 the prices of materials remained the same as in the previous month, while prices of buildings decreased on average by 0.8%.
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
XI 2019
Ø 2015 
XI 2019
X 2019
XI 2019
XI 2018 
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)102.6898.899.4
Seeds and planting stock101.77100.0109.1
Energy; lubricants107.0698.893.4
Fertilizers and soil improvers86.2298.099.5
Plant protection products and pesticides107.72100.0106.2
Veterinary expenses110.71100.0103.4
Animal feedingstuffs101.1497.097.6
Maintenance of materials101.76100.198.5
Maintenance of buildings106.47102.1103.1
Other goods and services111.45100.8106.0
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)110.8499.8102.6
Materials111.20100.0103.3
Buildings109.8299.2100.9
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)105.2099.2100.4
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 (for 2019 at the latest on 28 February 2020).
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