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

The producer prices of agricultural products in July 2020 on average 4.1% lower than in July 2019

In July 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 4.1% lower than in July 2019. The value of agricultural products purchased in July 2020 was 3.3% lower than in July 2019 and 23.1% higher than in June 2020.

  • 9/14/2020
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  • provisional data

Cereal prices lower than in July 2019

In July 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 4.1% lower than in July 2019. The prices of crop products were on average higher by 0.4%, and of animals and animal products lower by 7.3%.

Fruit prices were on average much higher than a year before (on average by 56.1%). Higher were also the prices of industrial plants and wine. Cereal prices were on average 8.0% lower. The average purchase price of wheat was EUR 146 per ton and thus 8.1% lower than in July 2019. Vegetable prices decreased on average by 13.1% and potato prices on average by 27.1%.

The prices of animals for slaughter were on average 6.5% lower. Cattle prices decreased on average by 5.7%, poultry prices by 6.7% and pig prices by 8.7%.

The prices of animal products were lower on average by 8.0%. The average purchase price of milk was lower by 6.1% and of eggs by 6.5%. Much lower were also the prices of other animal products.

The value of purchase in the group livestock breeding lower than in July 2019

The total value of agricultural products purchased in July 2020 was 3.3% lower than in July 2019 and 23.1% higher than in June 2020.

The value of purchased products in the group arable farming was 6.3% higher than in July 2019. The value of purchased cereals was 9.7% higher due to higher quantity of purchased cereals. Higher than a year before was also the value of purchased industrial plants, mostly because of higher value of purchased turnip rape. The values of vegetables and of potato were lower than a year before. In July 2020 the total quantity of purchased potato and vegetables was higher, while the prices were on average lower.

The value of purchased products in the group fruit and wine growing was 0.8% lower than in July 2019. The value of purchased fruit was lower by 11.8%. In comparison with July 2019 the quantity of purchased fruit was much lower. The value of purchased alcoholic beverages increased by 5.3%.

The value of purchased products in the group livestock breeding was 6.8% lower than in July 2019. The value of purchased livestock went down the most (by 15.5%). The value of purchased poultry decreased by 5.0% and the value of purchased eggs by 3.0%. The value of purchased milk was lower by 1.9% due to lower average purchase price, while the quantity of purchased milk was higher.





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
VII 2020
Ø 2015
VII 2020
VII 2019
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT102.5495.9
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables96.0892.4
CROP OUTPUT108.68100.4
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables91.1591.5
Cereals87.4592.0
Industrial plants87.77102.2
Vegetables and horticultural products116.2787.2
  fresh vegetables115.8486.9
  plants and flowers297.09228.1
Potatoes (including seeds)107.8872.9
Fruits172.08156.1
Wine102.07100.9
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS98.2792.7
Animals for slaughter94.5993.5
Animal products101.8692.0
Source: SURS
Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia
VII 2020VII 2020
VI 2020 
VII 2020
VII 2019
1000 EUR1)index
Total50,524123.196.7
Arable farming13,812326.4106.3
  cereals9,141964.9109.7
  industrial and fooder plants1,831-114.9
  potatoes45262.393.6
  vegetables2)2,38894.092.6
Fruit and wine growing2,899103.999.2
  fruits62287.288.2
  plants3)01.80.5
  grape for industry---
  alkoholic beverages2,276110.3105.3
Livestock breeding33,64599.493.2
  livestock9,37494.884.5
  poultry7,46995.795.0
  eggs4)1,692102.897.0
  milk14,804103.498.1
  other animal products4)305162.899.2
Other crop products6) 16889.670.6
- no occurence of event
0 Value not 0 but less than 0.5.
1) Some totals do not add up due to rounding.
2) Including dry beans.
3) Fruit plants and vine plants.
4) Eggs for consumption and hatching eggs.
5) Diary products, hides, honey and honey products.
6) 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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