Import price indices, Slovenia, October 2021

In October 2021 import prices higher again

In October 2021, import prices were on average 3.6% higher than in the previous month and 22.5% higher than a year ago. This time the highest monthly increase (by 47.3 %) was recorded in the group crude petroleum and natural gas.

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Import prices 3.6% higher than in the previous month

Compared to September 2021, in October 2021 import prices were on average 3.6% higher. At the monthly level, the prices of products supplied from the euro area were higher by 3.1% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area were higher by 4.3%.

As regards groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use, energy prices increased by 25.2%, intermediate goods prices increased by 1.9%, capital goods prices increased by 0.2% and consumer goods prices decreased by 0.4%
The biggest monthly increase was observed in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 47.3%), while the prices of imports in the group wearing apparel decreased (by 5.1%).

Import prices 22.5% higher than a year ago

From October 2020 to October 2021 import prices  increased by 22.5%. In the same period, the prices of products supplied from the euro area went up by 23.3% and the prices of products imported from the non-euro area by 21.6%.

In one year the prices of imports increased the most in the group electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (by 348.4%) and in the group crude petroleum and natural gas (by 321.8%) and the prices decreased in the group coal and lignite (by 3.4%).

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Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of import prices, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Import price indices, Slovenia
X 2021 
IX 2021
 X 2021 
XII 2020
X 2021
X 2020
I–X 2021
I–X 2020
X 2021
  Ø 2015  
Total103.6121.2122.5109.6121.86
Euro area103.1121.1123.3110.2125.02
Non-euro area104.3121.4121.6109.0117.93
Main industrial groups
Intermediate goods101.9123.7125.0113.7124.50
Energy125.2240.4262.1154.6238.17
Capital goods100.2108.1108.6103.9109.47
Consumer goods99.6102.7102.3100.3100.83
Products by Classification of Products by Activity (CPA 2015)
B Mining and quarrying139.2281.1295.2169.7253.88
C Manufactured products101.4114.3115.0107.1114.54
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning131.8343.1448.4248.7456.78
Source: SURS
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