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Development of prices in production area in August 2020

Development of prices in production area in August 2020

Last update: 28.09.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 28.09.2020

Output prices

In August compared to July, output prices of the domestic market decreased by 0,3 %. Manufacturing prices decreased by 0,8 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply increased by 0,5 %, mining and quarrying by 0,4 %, water supply, waste management and remediation activities by 0,2 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 3%, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 2,6 %, transport equipment by 1,4 %, wood and paper products and printing; textiles, clothing, leather and leather products by 1 %, metals and fabricated metal products by 0,9 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 0,2 %. Prices of chemicals and chemical products increased by 2,8 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 0,4 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 0.3%, rubber and plastic products by 0,2 %, basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations by 0,1 %. Prices of electrical equipment remained at the same level.

In August 2020, compared to August 2019, output prices of the domestic market increased by 0,1 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply increased by 5,5 %, water supply, waste management and remediation activities by 1,6 %, mining and quarrying by 0 ,7 %. Prices of manufacturing decreased by 3,1 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 31,9 %, metals and fabricated metal products by 4,1 %, chemicals and chemical products by 3,3 %, wood and paper products and printing by 2,9 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 2,6 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 1,7 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 1 %. Prices of textiles, clothing, leather and related products increased by 3,4 %, rubber and plastic products by 2,6 %, manufacture of electrical equipment; machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 1 %, transport equipment by 0,9 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 0,4 %.

On average, since the beginning of 2020, compared to the same period last year, output prices increased by 1,1 % due to higher prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 5,2 %, water supply, waste management and remediation activities by 1,1 %. Prices of mining and quarrying decreased by 1,8 % and manufacturing by 1,2 %.

In August, compared to July, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 0,7 %. Prices of manufacturing increased by 0,7 %, mining and quarrying by 0,2 %. Prices of water supply, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 1,2 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 0,6 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products increased by 8,5 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 6,7 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 0,5 %, wood and paper products and printing; transport equipment by 0,3 %, chemicals and chemical products by 0,1 %. Prices of metals and fabricated metal products decreased by 1,5%, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 0,6 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment; rubber and plastic products equally by 0,3 %, electrical equipment; basic pharmaceutical products and preparations equally by 0,2 %. Prices of textiles, clothing, leather and related products remained unchanged.

In August 2020, compared to August 2019, export prices fell by 1,7 %. Prices of water supply, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 7,4  % and manufacturing by 2 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply increased by 3,7 %, mining and quarrying by 3,3 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 22,1 %, chemicals and chemical products by 9,3 %, metals and fabricated metal products by 6,2 %, wood and paper products by 3,7 %, rubber and plastic products by 2,5 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 2,4 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco by 0,1 %. Prices of manufacture of electrical equipment increased by 2,5 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 2,4 %, textiles, clothing, leather and related products by 2,2 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 0,9%, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery; transport equipment equally by 0,6 %.

On average, since the beginning of the year, compared to the same period last year, output prices of the non-domestic market declined by 0,8 % due to lower prices of water supply, waste management and remediation activities by 4,9 %, manufacturing by 1 %. Prices of mining and quarrying increased by 3,4 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 2,4 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In August, prices of agricultural products rose by 2,3 % year-on-year. Prices of crop products increased by 2,4 % and prices of animal products by 1,9 %.

As for the crop products, prices of fruits and vegetables increased by 14,9 % and prices of oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits by 2,6 %. Prices of potatoes fell by 12,7 %, cereals by 2,8 % and legumes by 0,4 %.

As for the animal products, the prices of hen edible eggs increased by 21,7 %, slaughter pigs by 6,8 %, slaughter sheep and lambs by 12,1 % and live fish by 0,6 %. Prices of raw sheep's wool in pot decreased by 25,6 %, beef cattle and calves by 2,8 % and slaughter poultry by 2,3 %. Prices of raw cow's milk remained unchanged.

Since the beginning of the year, prices of agricultural products increased by 0,3 % on average due to higher prices of animal products by 1,8 % and lower prices of crop products by 0,8 %.

Prices of construction works

In August 2020, compared to July, construction work prices increased by 0,1%. Compared to August 2019, they increased by 2,6 %. On average, construction work prices rose by 3 % year-on-year, since the beginning of the year.

Prices of construction materials and components

Compared to July, prices of construction materials and components decreased by 0,2 % in August 2020. Compared to August 2019, they decreased by 1,8%. On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of construction materials and components declined by 0,5 % year-on-year.


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