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Development of prices in production area in October 2019

Development of prices in production area in October 2019

Last update: 28.11.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 28.11.2019

Output prices

In October compared with September, output prices of the domestic market decreased by 0,1 %. Prices dropped in mining and quarrying by 0,9 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 0,3 %. Prices of manufacturing and water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation were at the unchanged level.

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

In October 2019 compared with October 2018, output prices of the domestic market decreased by 0,1 %. Prices decreased in manufacturing by 2,4 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 1 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply increased by 4,2 %, mining and quarrying by 1 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 11 %, transport equipment by 5,6 %, wood and paper products and printing by 4,4 %, manufacture of metal and fabricated metal products by 0,5 %. Prices of manufacture of electrical equipment rose by 9,5 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 2,5 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco;  machinery and equipment n.e.c. equally by 2 %, prices of textiles, apparel, leather and related products rose by 1,8 %, chemicals and chemical products by 1,3 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 0,8 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 0,1 %. Prices of rubber and plastic products were at the unchanged level.

Since the beginning of 2019, compared with the same period of the previous year, output prices of the domestic market increased, on average, by 2,8 % due to higher prices in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 6,5 %, mining and quarrying by 6,4 %, manufacturing by 0,8 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 1,7 %.

In October compared with September, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 0,8 %. Prices of mining and quarrying increased by 3,6 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 2,2 %, manufacturing by 0,8 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 2,1 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products increased by 11,2 %,  transport equipment by 1,1 %. other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 0,8 %, chemicals and chemical products by 0,7 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 0,4 %; rubber and plastic products by 0,2 %, textiles, apparel, leather and related products; electrical equipment equally by 0,1 %. Prices of computer, electronic and optical products decreased by 2,2 %, wood and paper products by 1,5 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 0,7 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 0,5 %. Prices of basic pharmaceutical products and preparations were unchanged.

In October 2019 compared with October 2018, export prices increased by 1,1 %. Prices rose in mining and quarrying by 7,2 %, manufacturing by 1,4 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply decreased by 5,6 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 1,7 %.

In manufacturing, prices of textiles, apparel, leather and related products rose by 12,9 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 8 %, coke and refined petroleum products by 6,5 %, transport equipment by 4,4 %, chemicals and chemical products by 3,1 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco by 2,8 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c by 1,5 %, rubber and plastic products by 0,2 %. Prices of computer, electronic and optical products decreased by 8 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 5,2 %, wood and paper products by 2,7 %, manufacture of electrical equipment by 0,6 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 0,5 %.

Since the beginning of the year, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 1,8 %, on average, affected by higher prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 9,3 %, mining and quarrying by 8,5 %, manufacturing by 1,3 %. Prices dropped in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 2,3 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In October, prices of agricultural products were higher by 0,7 %, year-on-year. Prices of animal products rose by 2,6 %. Prices of crop products remained unchanged.

In animal products, prices of beef cattle and calves rose by 0,2 %, raw cow milk by 1,6 %, hen edible eggs by 3,7 %, slaughter pigs by 13 % and prices of slaughter lambs and sheep by 0,9 %. Prices of slaughter poultry dropped by 0,8 %, live fish by 3,8 % and raw sheep wool in pot by 22,5 %.

In crop products, prices of fruit and vegetables remained unchanged, prices of potatoes increased by 39,7 % and oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits by 1,1 %. Prices of cereals decreased by 6,1 % and legumes by 0,8 %.

On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of agricultural products increased by 2,6 % as a result of higher prices of crop products by 4,8 % and lower prices of animal products by 0,6 %.

Construction work prices

In October 2019 compared with September, construction work prices increased by 0,1 %. Compared with October 2018, they grew by 3,5 %. On average, since the beginning of the year, construction work prices rose by 3,9 %, year-on-year.

Prices of construction materials and components

In October 2019 compared with September, prices of construction materials and components remained at the level of the previous month. Compared with October 2018, they rose by 1,3 %. On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of construction materials and components increased by 2 %, year-on-year.


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