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Development of prices in production area in May 2020

Development of prices in production area in May 2020

Last update: 26.06.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 26.06.2020

Output prices

In May compared with April, output prices of the domestic market decreased by 1,6 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply decreased by 2,2 %, manufacturing by 1,3 %, mining and quarrying by 0,7 %. Prices of water supply, waste management and remediation activities increased by 0,2 %.

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

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

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 44,8 %, chemicals and chemical products by 11,2 %, wood and paper products and printing by 3,4 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 2,8 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 2,2 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 0,8 %. Prices of electrical equipment rose by 5,3 %, textiles, apparel, leather and related products by 5,2 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 2,3 %, transport equipment by 2,1 %, rubber and plastic products by 0,7 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 0,6 %. Prices of metal and fabricated metal products remained unchanged.

Since the beginning of the year, compared with the same period of the previous year, output prices of the domestic market increased by 1,6 % due to higher prices in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 5,1 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 0,9 % Prices of mining and quarrying decreased by 3,2 % and manufacturing by 0,2 %.

In May compared to April, output prices of the non-domestic market decreased by 0,4 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply decreased by 4,8 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 4,2 %, manufacturing by 0,2 %. Prices of mining and quarrying increased by 0,3 %.

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

In May 2020 compared with May 2019, export prices decreased by 2,1 %. Prices decreased in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 8 %, manufacturing by 2,4 %, mining and quarrying by 1,4 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply rose by 4,1 %.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 36,9 %, chemicals and chemical products by 11,5 %, computer, electronic and optical products by 7,5 %, wood and paper products and printing by 6,5 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 1,9 %, manufacture of electrical equipment and rubber and plastic products equally by 1,7 %. Prices of textiles, apparel, leather and related products increased by 8,1 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c by 4,1 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 3,4 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations and transport equipment equally by 1,2 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco by 0,7 %.

Since the beginning of the year, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, output prices of the non-domestic market remained at the same level. Prices of mining and quarrying increased by 4,7 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 3,7 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 4,4 % and manufacturing by 0,1 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In May, prices of agricultural products were down by 1 % year-on-year. Prices of crop products decreased by 6,8 %. Prices of animal products rose by 2,1 %.

In crop products, prices of fruit and vegetables decreased by 5,8 %, prices of cereals by 8 % and prices of legumes by 7 %. Prices of potatoes increased by 2,3 % and prices of oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits by 0,9 %.

In animal products, prices of raw cow milk rose by 0,1 %, prices of beef cattle and calves by 0,2 %, prices of slaughter poultry by 2,3 %, prices of slaughter pigs by 10,7 %, prices of hen edible eggs by 14,2 %.  Prices of raw sheep wool in pot decreased by 33,6 %, prices of slaughter lambs and sheep by 2,2 % and prices of live fish by 2,6 %.

Since the beginning of 2020, prices of agricultural products decreased, on average, by 1,5 % as a result of lower prices of crop products by 4,9 % and higher prices of animal products by 1,1 %.

Construction work prices

In May 2020 compared with April, construction work prices increased by 0,5 %. Compared with May 2019, they grew by 3 %. Since the beginning of the year, construction work prices rose, on average, by 3,1 % year-on-year.

Prices of construction materials and components

In May 2020 compared with April, prices of construction materials and components increased by 0,6 %. Compared with May 2019, they decreased by 1,2 %. Since the beginning of year, prices of construction materials and components decreased, on average, by 0,1 % year-on-year.


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