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

Producer prices of agricultural products in November 2020 on average 7.6% lower than a year ago

In November 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 7.6% lower than in November 2019. The value of agricultural products purchased in November 2020 was 4.6% lower than in November 2019 and 15.1% lower than in October 2020.

  • 14 January 2021 at 10:30
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  • provisional data

Prices of fruit and potato much lower than a year before

In November 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 7.6% lower than in November 2019. The prices of crop products were on average lower by 8.5% and of animals and animal products by 6.8%.

In comparison with the previous year, fruit prices (on average by 20.4%) and potato prices (on average by 28.2%) went down the most. Lower were also the prices of industrial plants (on average by 8.0%) and of vegetables (on average by 4.1%). Wine prices increased on average by 10.0%.

The prices of animals for slaughter went down on average by 10.0%. Pig prices decreased on average by 26.8%. Lower were also the prices of cattle (on average by 7.0%) and of poultry (on average by 5.9%).

The prices of animal products decreased on average by 4.1%. The decrease was caused by the 5.4% lower average price of purchased milk. The average egg price was 2.2% higher than in November 2019.


The value of purchased livestock and alcoholic beverages much lower than in November 2019

The total value of agricultural products purchased in November 2020 was 4.6% lower than in November 2019 and 15.1% lower than in October 2020.

The value of purchased products in the group arable farming was 13.5% higher than in November 2019. In November 2020, the value of purchased cereals was much higher than a year before. Higher was also the value of purchased vegetables and potato. The value of purchased industrial plants was lower than in November 2019.

The value of purchased products in the group fruit and wine growing was 8.4% lower than in November 2019. The value of purchased fruit increased by 28.2%. Higher was also the value of purchased grape for industry (by 19.3%). The values went up due to higher quantity of purchased products, while the prices were on average lower. The value of purchased alcoholic beverages decreased by 27.6%.

The value of purchased products in the group livestock breeding was 8.2% lower than in November 2019. The value of purchased livestock decreased by 24.1%. In comparison with the previous year, the quantity of purchased livestock was lower as were the average purchase prices. The value of purchased poultry increased by 2.0% and the value of purchased eggs by 10.0%. The value of purchased milk decreased by 2.2%. The value decreased because the average purchase price of milk was lower than a year before (the quantity of purchased products 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
XI 2020
Ø 2015
XI 2020
XI 2019
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT104.6392.4
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables105.2893.7
CROP OUTPUT108.9891.5
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables118.8095.4
Cereals92.15100.3
Industrial plants107.8092.0
Vegetables and horticultural products109.78102.6
  fresh vegetables103.6395.9
  plants and flowers119.00113.0
Potatoes (including seeds)159.0471.8
Fruits97.3379.6
Wine133.57110.0
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS101.4993.2
Animals for slaughter92.3890.0
Animal products110.4095.9
Source: SURS
Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia
XI 2020XI 2020
X 2020 
XI 2020
XI 2019
1000 EUR1)index
Total47,69184.995.4
Arable farming9,10955.2113.5
  cereals4,40247.6153.4
  industrial and fooder plants3,03159.481.8
  potatoes18069.8103.7
  vegetables2)1,49582.5117.4
Fruit and wine growing6,398119.791.6
  fruits1,32164.8128.2
  plants3)323150.385.1
  grape for industry1,828184.1119.3
  alkoholic beverages2,926139.572.4
Livestock breeding31,93694.391.8
  livestock8,71884.975.9
  poultry6,46396.6102.0
  eggs4)2,085102.5110.0
  milk14,39398.597.8
  other animal products4)276109.879.9
Other crop products6) 24856.2127.1
- no occurence of event
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 (for the year 2020 at the latest on 28 February 2021).



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