Import price indices, Slovenia, October 2020

In October 2020, import prices 0.4% lower at the monthly level and 4.1% lower at the annual level

In October 2020, import prices were on average lower than in the previous month and also lower than a year ago. The highest monthly decrease was recorded in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning.

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Import prices 0.4% lower than in September 2020

Import prices decreased in October 2020 on average by 0.4% at the monthly level. The prices of products supplied from the euro area were lower by 0.8%, while the prices of products imported from the non-euro area on average stayed unchanged.

As regards groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, in October 2020 energy prices decreased the most (by 6.8%), followed by capital goods prices (by 0.4%), while intermediate goods prices and consumer goods prices increased (by 0.4% and by 0.2%, respectively).

In October 2020, import prices decreased the most in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 17.8%), followed by the group coke and refined petroleum products (by 5.5%). The largest increase was observed in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 17.2%).

Import prices 4.1% lower than a year ago

From October 2019 to October 2020 import prices decreased on average by 4.1%. The prices of products supplied from the euro area went down by 4.2% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 4.0%.

Import prices decreased the most in the group coal and lignite (by 28.1%), while prices in the group other manufactured goods increased (by 1.8%).
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
X 2020
IX 2020 
X 2020
XII 2019
X 2020
X 2019
I–X 2020
I–X 2019
X 2020
 Ø 2015 
Total99.696.395.996.499.45
Euro area99.296.395.896.5101.39
Non-euro area100.096.496.096.397.00
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods100.497.296.595.999.58
Energy93.277.777.179.290.86
Capital goods99.698.898.8100.1100.82
Consumer goods100.298.598.199.098.56
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying108.282.190.077.186.01
C Manufacturing99.896.596.197.099.57
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning82.2100.285.776.4101.88
Source: SURS
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