Price indices and purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia, June 2020

The producer prices of agricultural products in June 2020 on average 2.8% lower than in June 2019

In June 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 2.8% lower than in June 2019.
The value of agricultural products purchased in June 2020 was 0.5% lower than in June 2019 and 0.7% lower than in May 2020.

  • 8/14/2020
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  • provisional data

The prices of animals and animal products lower than in June 2019

In June 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 2.8% lower than in June 2019. The prices of crop products were on average higher by 2.2%, and of animals and animal products lower by 5.5%.

Among crop products, the increase was caused mostly by higher prices of fruit and wine. Potato prices decreased on average by 15.8%. On average lower than a year before were also prices of cereals and vegetables.

The prices of animals for slaughter were lower on average by 6.6%. Poultry prices decreased on average by 7.8%, pig prices on average by 7.4% and cattle prices on average by 5.5%.

The prices of animal products decreased on average by 4.5%. The average milk price was lower by 5.4%, while the average egg price remained at the same level as in June 2019.

In the second quarter of 2020 the prices of agricultural products on average 0.4% lower than in the second quarter of 2019

The prices of crop products were higher on average by 10.4%. The increase was caused mostly by higher fruit prices. The prices of vegetables, wine and potato were on average lower than a year before.

The prices of animals and animal products decreased on average by 5.2%. Poultry prices went down the most. Lower were also the prices of cattle. Pig prices were on average higher than in the second quarter of 2019. Among animal products, the average milk price was higher and the average egg price lower than a year before.

The value of purchased milk lower than in June 2019

The total value of agricultural products purchased in June 2020 was 0.5% lower than in June 2019 and 0.7% lower than in May 2020.

The value of purchased products in the group arable farming was 6.8% lower than in June 2019. The value of purchased cereals was lower by 31.7%. In comparison with June 2019, the quantity of purchased cereals was lower as were also the average prices, mostly of barley. Lower was also the value of purchased vegetables (by 0.5%). The values of purchased potato and of industrial plants were higher than in June 2019.

The value of purchased products in the group fruit and wine growing was 14.1% lower than in June 2019. The value of purchased fruit was lower by 30.6% and the value of purchased alcoholic beverages by 5.0%. In comparison with June 2019 the quantities of purchased fruit and alcoholic beverages were lower, while the prices were on average higher.

The value of purchased products in the group livestock breeding was 2.2% higher than in June 2019. The value of purchased poultry was higher by 14.7%, the value of purchased livestock by 1.8% and value of purchased eggs by 3.7%. The value of purchased milk decreased by 2.7% due to lower average milk price (the quantity of purchased milk was higher). In June 2020 the average milk price amounted to EUR 0.30 per litre.



Annual growth rates of producer prices of agricultural products, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of producer prices of agricultural products, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Value of purchased agricultural products, Slovenia
Value of purchased agricultural products, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Producer price indices of agricultural products, Slovenia, monthly
VI 2020
Ø 2015
VI 2020
VI 2019
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT109.6297.2
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables102.4293.9
CROP OUTPUT135.67102.2
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables127.8390.9
Cereals89.7489.7
Industrial plants85.10106.6
Vegetables and horticultural products134.6695.4
  fresh vegetables134.0795.3
  plants and flowers158.58100.1
Potatoes (including seeds)151.4484.2
Fruits149.58142.3
Wine109.07103.4
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS98.6894.5
Animals for slaughter95.3193.4
Animal products101.9795.5
Source: SURS
Producer price indices of agricultural products, Slovenia, quarterly
IV-VI 2020
Ø 2015
IV-VI 2020
IV-VI 2019
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT110.9399.6
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables102.8094.5
CROP OUTPUT141.37110.4
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables130.4892.3
Cereals89.4890.7
Industrial plants113.49133.2
Vegetables and horticultural products132.0199.3
  fresh vegetables133.7198.0
  plants and flowers125.25105.0
Potatoes (including seeds)188.1987.4
Fruits167.71158.3
Wine101.1396.4
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS99.8594.8
Animals for slaughter96.3395.0
Animal products103.2994.7
Source: SURS
Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia
VI 2020VI 2020
V 2020 
VI 2020
VI 2019
1000 EURindex
Total41,05999.399.5
Arable farming4,232135.093.2
  cereals947207.668.3
  industrial and fooder plants21-190.2
  potatoes725511.9122.6
  vegetables1)2,539100.199.5
Fruit and wine growing2,79183.085.9
  fruits71448.369.4
  plants2)1413.330.2
  grape for industry---
  alkoholic beverages2,063115.895.0
Livestock breeding33,84999.6102.2
  livestock9,887100.4101.8
  poultry7,806109.8114.7
  eggs3)1,64697.7103.7
  milk14,32294.397.3
  other animal products4)188119.765.2
Other crop products5) 18722.050.4
- no occurence of event
1) Including dry beans.
2) Fruit plants and vine plants.
3) Eggs for consumption and hatching eggs.
4) Dairy products, hides and honey and honey products.
5) Flowers, cultivated mushrooms and olive oil.
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 (at the latest at the end of February next year).

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