Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia, December 2019

In December 2019 agricultural input prices unchanged at the monthly level and lower at the quarterly level

Compared to November 2019, in December 2019 agricultural input prices remained on average unchanged, while in the fourth quarter of 2019 they were 0.4% lower than in the third quarter of 2019.

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Agricultural input prices on average unchanged at the monthly level and higher at the annual level
In December 2019 the prices of goods and services for agricultural production (agricultural inputs) remained on average the same as in the previous month, while at the annual level they were higher by 1.2%.  In December 2019 the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture on average did not change, while the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment increased compared to November 2019 on average by 0.2%.

Slightly monthly price decreases
In comparison with November 2019, in December 2019 prices in the following groups slightly decreased: fertilizers, maintenance of materials and other goods and services.

Unchanged prices of materials, the prices of buildings higher than in the previous month
Compared to November 2019, in December 2019 no price changes were recorded in the group materials, while prices in the group buildings were higher on average by 0.7%.

In the 4th quarter of 2019 agricultural input prices lower than in the 3rd quarter of 2019
In the fourth quarter of 2019 agricultural input prices were on average by 0.4% lower than in the third quarter of 2019 and by 1.2% higher than in the fourth quarter of 2018.

At the quarterly level the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture lower by 0.6%
Compared to the third quarter of 2019, in the fourth quarter of 2019 the prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture were lower on average by 0.6%.
 
In comparison with the previous quarter, in the fourth quarter of 2019 the prices of fertilizers decreased the most (on average by 2.3%); the prices of animal feedingstuffs were lower on average by 1.9% and prices of goods and services for maintenance of materials by 1.6%.

At the quarterly level the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment unchanged
Compared to the third quarter of 2019, in the fourth quarter of 2019 the prices of goods and services contributing to agricultural investment remained on average the same. The prices of materials increased on average by 0.3%, but prices of buildings decreased on average by 0.6%.
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, monthly
XII 2019
Ø 2015 
XII 2019
XI 2019
XII 2019
XII 2018 
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)102.64100.0100.5
Seeds and planting stock101.77100.0109.1
Energy; lubricants107.12100.198.4
Fertilizers and soil improvers86.0899.898.3
Plant protection products and pesticides107.72100.0106.2
Veterinary expenses110.71100.0103.4
Animal feedingstuffs101.15100.097.6
Maintenance of materials101.4199.798.5
Maintenance of buildings106.54100.1103.3
Other goods and services111.3799.9105.9
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)111.04100.2102.8
Materials111.20100.0103.2
Buildings110.59100.7101.5
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)105.23100.0101.2
Source: SURS
Agricultural input price indices, Slovenia, quarterly
X-XII 2019
    Ø 2015    
X-XII 2019
VII-IX 2019
X-XII 2019
X-XII 2018
Goods and services currently consumed in agriculture (Input 1)103.0799.4100.4
Seeds and planting stock101.77100.1109.1
Energy; lubricants107.51101.296.0
Fertilizers and soil improvers86.7697.7101.3
Plant protection products and pesticides107.72100.0106.2
Veterinary expenses110.71100.0103.4
Animal feedingstuffs102.1898.198.6
Maintenance of materials101.6198.498.5
Maintenance of buildings105.78100.0102.6
Other goods and services111.12100.5105.7
Goods and services contributing to agricultural investment (Input 2)110.98100.0102.7
Materials111.20100.3103.3
Buildings110.3799.4101.2
Total (Input 1 + Input 2)105.5199.6101.2
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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