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

Producer prices of agricultural products in December 2020 on average 5.3% lower than a year ago

In December 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 5.3% lower than in December 2019. The value of agricultural products purchased in December 2020 was 20.2% lower than in December 2019 and 6.8% lower than in November 2020.

  • 12 February 2021 at 10:30
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  • provisional data

Producer prices of agricultural products on average lower than a year before

In December 2020, the producer prices of agricultural products were on average 5.3% lower than in December 2019. The prices of crop products were on average lower by 4.7% and of animals and animal products by 5.7%.

Potato prices were much lower than a year before (by about a third). Lower were also the prices of fruit (on average by 15.5%), wine (on average by 2.0%) and cereals (on average by 2.3%). The prices of industrial plants were much higher than a year before.

The prices of animals for slaughter decreased on average by 9.6%. Pig prices were lower on average by 31.3 %. Lower were also the prices of cattle (on average by 6.4%) and of poultry (on average by 3.5%).

The prices of animal products dropped on average by 2.2%. The average purchase price of milk was 5.3% lower and was EUR 0.33 per litre. The average purchase price of eggs was 6.6% higher.

In the fourth quarter of 2020 the prices of agricultural products on average 6.3% lower than in the fourth quarter of 2019

The prices of crop products were lower on average by 5.9%. The decrease was caused mostly by lower prices of potato. Lower were also the prices of fruit and vegetables.

The prices of animals and animal products decreased on average by 6.6%. The prices of pigs went down the most. Lower were also the prices of cattle and poultry. Of animals products, the average purchase price of milk was lower and the average purchase price of eggs higher than a year before.

The total value of agricultural products much lower than in December 2019

The total value of agricultural products purchased in December 2020 was 20.2% lower than in December 2019 and 6.8% lower than in November 2020.

The value of purchased products in the group arable farming was about two thirds lower than in December 2019. In comparison with the previous year, the value of industrial plants went down the most. Much lower were also the values of cereals and vegetables. The value of purchased potato was much higher than a year before, because a higher quantity of the product was purchased (the average purchase price of potato was lower than in December 2019).

The value of purchased products in the group fruit and wine growing was 14.8% lower than in December 2019. The value decreased due to the lower value of purchased alcoholic beverages. Lower was also the value of purchased grape for industry. The value of purchased fruit was 9.6% higher because a higher quantity of the product was purchased.

The value of purchased products in the group livestock breeding was 7.4% lower than in December 2019. The value of purchased livestock was lower by 12.4% and the value of purchased poultry by 8.3%. The value of purchased milk decreased by 2.7% due to the lower average purchase price of milk.


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
XII 2020
Ø 2015
XII 2020
XII 2019
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT108.7594.7
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables107.5194.9
CROP OUTPUT119.8095.3
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables123.3196.7
Cereals100.6997.7
Industrial plants169.58136.1
Vegetables and horticultural products113.84101.5
  fresh vegetables110.54102.4
  plants and flowers127.8098.0
Potatoes (including seeds)131.3567.0
Fruits117.5284.5
Wine128.2898.0
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS102.6894.3
Animals for slaughter93.7890.4
Animal products111.3797.8
Source: SURS
Producer price indices of agricultural products, Slovenia, quarterly
X-XII 2020
Ø 2015
X-XII 2020
X-XII 2019
AGRICULTURAL GOODS OUTPUT105.5493.7
Agricultural goods output, excl. fruits and vegetables105.0993.9
CROP OUTPUT110.8894.1
Crop output, excluding fruits and vegetables116.3295.2
Cereals94.95100.3
Industrial plants130.21107.4
Vegetables and horticultural products111.97102.0
  fresh vegetables106.9198.6
  plants and flowers121.60108.1
Potatoes (including seeds)148.3766.6
Fruits102.9687.1
Wine125.45103.1
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS101.4293.4
Animals for slaughter93.6191.0
Animal products109.0495.5
Source: SURS
Purchase of agricultural products, Slovenia
XII 2020XII 2020
XI 2020 
XII 2020
XII 2019
1000 EUR1)index
Total44,43193.279.8
Arable farming3,34736.732.0
  cereals1,48233.728.0
  industrial and fooder plants32210.69.3
  potatoes331184.3164.0
  vegetables2)1,21281.179.9
Fruit and wine growing5,71889.485.2
  fruits85064.3109.6
  plants3)15748.7159.6
  grape for industry37520.563.7
  alkoholic beverages4,335148.282.6
Livestock breeding35,216110.392.6
  livestock10,771123.587.6
  poultry6,680103.491.7
  eggs4)2,327111.692.6
  milk15,155105.397.3
  other animal products4)283102.581.0
Other crop products6) 15060.629.6
- 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 26 February 2021).



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