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Development of prices in production area in August 2019

Development of prices in production area in August 2019

Last update: 27.09.2019
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Publisher: Ústredie ŠÚ SR
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 27.09.2019

Output prices

In August compared with July, output prices of the domestic market were at the unchanged level. Prices rose in mining and quarrying by 2,1 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 0,1 %. Price of manufacturing decreased by 0,2 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation dropped by 0,1 %.

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

In August 2019 compared with August 2018, output prices of the domestic market increased by 2 %. Prices rose in mining and quarrying by 6 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 5 %, manufacturing by 0,4 %. Prices dropped in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 1,9 %.

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

Since the beginning of the year, compared with the same period of the previous year, output prices of the domestic market increased, on average, by 3,3 % due to higher prices in mining and quarrying by 7,5 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 7,1 %, manufacturing by 1,4 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 1,7 %.

In August compared with July, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 0,4 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply increased by 3 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 2,6 %, manufacturing by 0,3 %. Prices of mining and quarrying remained at the same level.

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

In August 2019 compared with August 2018, export prices increased by 0,6 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 4,8 %, in mining and quarrying by 4 %, manufacturing by 0,4 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 1,4 %.

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

Since the beginning of the year, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 2 %, on average, affected by higher prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 12,9 %, mining and quarrying by 8,8 %, manufacturing by 1,5 %. Prices dropped in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 2,9 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In August, prices of agricultural products were higher by 4 %, year-on-year. Prices of crop products rose by 4,8 %, animal products by 1,8 %.

In crop products, prices of potatoes increased by 42,9 %, cereals by 1 %, fruit and vegetables by 4,8 %, oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits by 2,7 % and legumes by 1,5 %.

In animal products, prices of beef cattle and calves rose by 1,4 %, raw cow milk by 2 %, live fish by 1,7 % and slaughter pigs by 7,9 %. Prices of slaughter poultry decresed by 0,8 %, slaughter lambs and sheep by 5 %, raw sheep wool in pot by 1,6 % and hen edible eggs by 3,4 %.

On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of agricultural products increased by 3,2 % as a result of higher prices of crop products by 6,7 % and lower prices of animal products by 1,1 %.

Construction work prices

In August 2019 compared with July, construction work prices increased by 0,4 %. Compared with August 2018, they grew by 4,3 %. On average, since the beginning of the year, construction work prices rose by 4,1 %, year-on-year.

Prices of construction materials and components

In August 2019 compared with July, prices of construction materials and components increased by 0,5 %. Compared with August 2018, they rose by 2,8 %. On average, since the beginning of the year, prices of construction materials and components increased by 2,1 %, year-on-year.


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