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Development of prices in production area in March 2022

Last update: 27.04.2022
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 27.04.2022

In March 2022, prices increased in the whole production area, mostly output prices for the domestic market year-on-year

In March, output prices for the domestic market grew most significantly by 36.7% year-on-year, while prices of construction materials and components increased by 27.7%.

Industrial producer prices

In March, compared to February, output prices for the domestic market fell by 1.1%. Prices of electricity and gas supply decreased by 4.8%. Prices of manufacturing increased by 2.5%, mining and quarrying by 1.3% and water supply and waste management by 0.5%.

In manufacturing, prices of manufacture of transport equipment decreased by 0.1%. Prices of manufacture of coke and petroleum products increased by 13.1%, chemicals by 7.7%, metals by 2%, food by 1.8%, electrical equipment and wood products and also prices of rubber and plastic products by 1.6%, textiles and leather and also prices of other manufacturing by 1.1%, machinery not elsewhere classified by 0.8%, pharmaceutical products by 0.2% and computer products by 0.1%.

In March 2022, compared to March 2021, output prices for the domestic market increased by 36.7%. Prices of electricity and gas supply rose by 75.4%, mining and quarrying by 29.4%, manufacturing by 15.2% and water supply and waste management by 6.3%.

In manufacturing, prices of coke and petroleum products increased by 59.2%, chemicals by 50.7%, metals by 31.8%, wood products by 26.2%, food by 15%, electrical equipment by 9.9%, rubber and plastic products by 9.8%, machinery n.e.c. by 9.2%, textiles and leather by 8%, other manufacturing by 3.6%, pharmaceuticals by 3.5% and computer products by 2.7%. Prices of manufacture of transport equipment decreased by 0.9%.

On average, since the beginning of the year, compared to the same period last year, industrial producer prices increased by 33.2% due to an increase in prices of electricity and gas supply by 66.4%, mining and quarrying by 27.4%, manufacturing by 14.3% and water supply and waste management by 6.7%.

Compared to February, output prices for the non-domestic market increased by 2.1% in March. Prices of water supply and waste management increased by 26.5%, mining and quarrying by 6.8%, electricity and gas supply by 3.6% and manufacturing by 2%.

In manufacturing, prices of manufacture of coke and petroleum products increased by 26.3%, chemicals by 4.9%, pharmaceuticals by 3.4%, textiles and leather by 2.8%, electrical equipment by 2%, transport equipment by 1.5%, other manufacturing by 1.3%, food by 0.9%, metals by 0.4%, wood products by 0.3% and rubber and plastic products 0.2%. Prices of manufacture of computer products decreased by 6.3% and machinery not elsewhere classified by 0.3%.

In March 2022, compared to March 2021, output prices for the non-domestic market increased by 21.8%. Prices of water supply and waste management grew by 210%, electricity and gas by 124%, mining and quarrying by 43.7% and manufacturing by 17%.

In manufacturing, prices of manufacture of coke and petroleum products increased by 87.5%, chemicals by 57.1%, wood products by 40.8%, metals by 36.6%, food by 15.6%, electrical equipment by 13.4%, rubber and plastic products by 9.3%, machinery not elsewhere classified by 8.6%, other manufacturing by 8.2%, transport equipment by 6.8%, textiles and leather by 4.4%, pharmaceutical products by 3.2% and computer products by 2.1%.

On average, since the beginning of the year, compared to the same period last year, output prices for the non-domestic market increased by 20.7% due to an increase in prices of water supply and waste management by 168.7%, electricity and gas by 115%, mining and mining by 41.3% and manufacturing by 16.2%.

Prices of agricultural products

In March, prices of agricultural products increased by 20.4% year-on-year. Prices of crop products rose by 34% and prices of animal products by 9.6%.

As for the crop products, prices of cereals increased by 48.6%, prices of oilseeds and seeds by 45%, prices of potatoes by 20.2%, prices of legumes by 19.5% and prices of fruit and vegetables by 9.5%.

As for the animal products, prices of poultry slaughtered increased by 15.6%, prices of raw cow milk by 14.1%, prices of sheep and lambs slaughtered by 13.7%, prices of raw sheep wool in pot by 12.3%, prices of hen edible eggs by 8.7%, prices of beef cattle and calves by 5.4%, prices of live fish by 1.9% and prices of pigs slaughtered by 1.2%.

On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of agricultural products increased by 19.7%, due to higher prices of crop products by 33.3% and higher prices of animal products by 7.3%.

Construction work prices

In March 2022, compared to February, construction work prices increased by 1%. Compared to March 2021, they rose by 21.7%. On average, construction work prices increased by 19%, year on year, since the beginning of the year.

Prices of construction materials and components

In March 2022, compared to February, prices of construction materials and components increased by 3.1%. Compared to March 2021, they increased by 27.7%. On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of construction materials and components increased by 25.6% year on year.

DATAcube. database data source:

Extending of available data

The SO SR has currently extended the range of available data from price statistics in the DATAcube. database in part 2. Macroeconomic statistics / 2.3 Consumer prices and prices of production statistics.

Data are available in time series for the prices in the production area in the following sections:
2.3.6 Indices of industrial producer prices and water price,
2.3.7 Indices of construction works and materials,
2.3.8 Price indices and average prices in agriculture and forestry.

Current data for March will be available on 27 April 2022.

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