Import price indices, Slovenia, March 2021

In March 2021 import prices 1.5% higher at the monthly level and 4.0% higher at the annual level

In March 2021, import prices were on average 1.5% higher than in the previous month and 4.0% higher than a year ago. This time the highest monthly increase (by 7.1 %) was recorded in the group coke and refined petroleum products.

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Import prices 1.5% higher than in the previous month

Compared to February 2021, in March 2021 import prices were on average 1.5% higher. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were higher by 1.5% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area were also higher by 1.5%.

As regards groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, energy prices increased by 5.0%, intermediate goods prices increased by 2.2%, capital goods prices increased by 0.8% and consumer goods prices by 0.4%.

The biggest monthly increase was observed in the group coke and refined petroleum products (by 7.1%) and in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 7.0%), while the prices of imports in the group crude petroleum and natural gas decreased (by 10.0%).

Import prices 4.0% higher than a year ago

From March 2020 to March 2021 import prices  increased by 4.0%. In the same period, the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 4.2% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 3.7%.

In one year the prices of imports increased the most in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 90.7%) and in crude petroleum and natural gas (by 45.2%), and decreased the most in the group coal and lignite (by 12.8%).


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Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
III 2021
II 2021 
III 2021
XII 2020
III 2021
III 2020
I–III 2021
I–III 2020
III 2021
  Ø 2015  
Total101.5104.2104.0101.3104.70
Euro area101.5104.1104.2101.5107.50
Non-euro area101.5104.2103.7100.9101.22
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods102.2106.7105.7103.1107.38
Energy105.0117.0126.2105.0115.93
Capital goods100.8101.3101.2100.6102.65
Consumer goods100.4101.199.798.899.17
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying93.0108.9119.7111.098.37
C Manufactured products101.5104.0102.9100.5104.17
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning107.0109.8190.7152.7146.17
Source: SURS
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