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Development of prices in production area in February 2019

Development of prices in production area in February 2019

Last update: 28.03.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 28.03.2019

Output prices

In February compared with January, output prices of the domestic market increased by 1,8 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 5,6 %, mining and quarrying by 2,5 %. Prices decreased in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 0,8 % and in manufacturing by 0,4 %.

In manufacturing, prices of transport equipment decreased by 1,4 %, electrical equipment; wood and paper products and printing by 1,1 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 0,7 %, computer, electronic and optical products; rubber and plastic products equally by 0,6 %, chemicals and chemical products by 0,4 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 0,3 %. Prices of coke and refined petroleum products increased by 4,3 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 0,4 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 0,3 %, textiles, apparel, leather and related products; basic pharmaceutical products and preparations equally by 0,2 %.

In February 2019 compared with February 2018, output prices of the domestic market increased by 4 %. Prices rose in mining and quarrying by 10 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 9,8 %, manufacturing by 0,9 %. Prices dropped in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 1,7 %.

In manufacturing, prices of chemicals and chemical products rose by 5,4 %, computer, electronic and optical products; other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery equally by 2,1 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco by 2 %, rubber and plastic products by 1,9 %, transport equipment by 1,6 %, textiles, apparel, leather and leather products by 1,4 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 1 %, wood and paper products, printing by 0,9 %. Prices decreased in manufacture of electrical equipment by 4,3 %, coke and refined petroleum products by 2,5 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 1,3 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 0,2 %.

Since the beginning of the year 2019, compared with the same period of the previous year, output prices of the domestic market increased, on average, by 3,6 % due to higher prices in mining and quarrying by 9,9 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 8,4 %, manufacturing by 1,1 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 1,1 %.

In February compared with January, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 0,2 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 8,7 %, mining and quarrying by 1,4 %. Prices decreased in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities; manufacturing equally by 0,2 %.

In manufacturing, prices of computer, electronic and optical products decreased by 3,7 %, rubber and plastic products by 1,7 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 0,8 %, transport equipment by 0,5 %, chemicals and chemical products by 0,4 %. Prices of coke and refined petroleum products rose by 2,5 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 2,1 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 1,4 %, wood and paper products by 1,3 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 0,9 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 0,8 %, electrical equipment by 0,7 %, textiles, apparel, leather and leather products by 0,3 %.

In February 2019 compared with February 2018, export prices increased by 1,9 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 21 %, mining and quarrying by 7,1 %, manufacturing by 1,2 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 0,6 %.

In manufacturing, prices of textiles, apparel, leather and related products increased by 9,1 %, chemicals and chemical products by 4,1 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 3 %, transport equipment; other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery equally by 2,7 %, manufacture of electrical equipment by 2,1 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco by 1,9 %, wood, paper products and printing; basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations equally by 0,7 %. Prices of computer, electronic and optical products dropped by 5,9 %, rubber and plastic products by 1,2 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 0,7 %, coke and refined pretroleum products by 0,6 %.

Since the beginning of the year 2019, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 1,9 %, on average, affected by higher prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 16,9 %, mining and quarrying by 6,8 %, manufacturing by 1,4 %. Prices dropped in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 1,4 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In February prices of agricultural products were higher by 1,8 %, year-on-year. Prices of crop products increased by 7,3 %. Prices of animal products dropped by 2,7 %.

In crop products, prices of potatoes increased by 20,1 %, legumes by 8,4 %, cereals by 8,8 % and fruit and vegetables by 7,3 %. Prices of oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits decreased by 7,2 %.

In animal products, prices of slaughter pigs decreased by 4,8 %, slaughter lambs and sheep by 7 %, raw cow milk by 0,7 % and hen edible eggs by 17,4 %. Prices of beef cattle and calves rose by 1,6 %, live fish by 1,6 %, raw sheep wool in pot by 3,5 % and slaughter poultry by 1,8 %.

On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of agricultural products increased by 0,8 % as a result of higher prices of crop products by 6,5 % and lower prices of animal products by 4,1 %.

Construction work prices

In February 2019 compared with January, construction work prices increased by 0,2 %. Compared with February 2018, they grew by 3,2 %. On average, since the beginning of the year, construction work prices rose by 3,5 %, year-on-year.

Prices of construction materials and components

In February 2019 compared with January, prices of construction materials and components increased by 0,3 %. Compared with February 2018, they rose by 3,4 %. On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of construction materials and components increased by 3,7 %, year-on-year.


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