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Development of prices in production area in February 2020

Development of prices in production area in February 2020

Last update: 27.03.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 27.03.2020

In February compared with January, output prices of the domestic market increased by 2,3 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 4,7 %, mining and quarrying by 1,4 %, manufacturing by 0,7 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 0,6 %.

In manufacturing, prices increased in manufacture of transport equipment by 5,6 %, electrical equipment by 3,8 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 1,3 %, textiles, apparel, leather and related products; rubber and plastic products equally by 0,5 %,  computer, electronic and optical products by 0,4 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 0,3 %. Prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 10,4 %, metal and fabricated metal products; chemicals and chemical products equally by 1,4 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 1 %, wood and paper products and printing by 0,1 %. Prices of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations remained unchanged.

In February 2020 compared with February 2019, output prices of the domestic market increased by 2,9 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 3,9 %, manufacturing by 2,6 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 0,9 %. Prices of mining and quarrying decreased by 3,3 %.

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

Since the beginning of the year 2020, compared with the same period of the previous year, output prices of the domestic market increased by 2,7 % due to higher prices in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 4,2 %, manufacturing by 2 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 0,2 %. Prices decreased in mining and quarrying by 2,8 %,.

In February compared with January, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 0,5 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply increased by 9,3 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 1,7 %. Prices decreased in mining and quarrying by 3,4 %. Prices of manufacturing remained at the same level.

In manufacturing, prices increased in manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 1,5 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 1,2 %, transport equipment by 0,9 %, textiles, apparel, leather and leather products by 0,7 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 0,4 %, rubber and plastic products by 0,1 %. Prices of coke and refined petroleum products decreased by 10,3 %, food, beverages and tobacco by 1,4 %, chemicals and chemical products by 0,8 %, wood and paper products by 0,6 %, electrical equipment; computer, electronic and optical products equally by 0,1%. Prices of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations remained unchanged.

In February 2020 compared with February 2019, export prices increased by 1,7 %. Prices rose in mining and quarrying by 7 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 3,1 % and manufacturing by 1,5 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 3,3 %.

In manufacturing, prices rose in manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products by 17 %, coke and refined petroleum products by 6,9 %, transport equipment by 4,9 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery by 4,4 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 3,9 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco by 3 %, basic pharmaceutical products and preparations by 1,5 %, rubber and plastic products by 0,9 %, manufacture of electrical equipment by 0,6 %, chemicals and chemical products by 0,2 %. Prices of computer, electronic and optical products dropped by 7,5 %, metal and fabricated metal products by 6,6 %, wood and paper products by 6,2 %.

Since the beginning of the year 2020, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 1,6 % due to higher prices in mining and quarrying by 9,7 %, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 2,9 %, manufacturing by 1,4 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 4,2 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In February 2020, prices of agricultural products were higher year-on-year by 2,2 %. Prices of crop products decreased by 5,6 %. Prices of animal products rose by 0,9 %.

In crop products, prices of cereals decreased by 10,4 % and legumes by 3,2 %. Prices of fruit and vegetables increased by 12 %, potatoes by 22,8 % and oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits by 3,6 %.

In animal products, prices of raw cow milk rose by 0,3 %, slaughter pigs by 13,1 %, live fish by 0,8 % and hen edible eggs by 13 %. Prices of raw sheep wool in pot decreased by 29,9 %, slaughter lambs and sheep by 2 %, slaughter poultry by 1,8 % and  beef cattle and calves by 1,8 %.

Since the beginning of 2020, prices of agricultural products decreased, on average, by 5,8 % as a result of lower prices of crop products by 12,4 % and higher prices of animal products by 0,5 %.

Construction work prices

In February 2020 compared with January 2020, construction work prices decreased by 0,1 %. Compared with February 2019, they grew by 2,3 %. Since the beginning of the year, construction work prices rose year-on-year, on average, by 2,7 %.

Prices of construction materials and components

In February 2020 compared with January, prices of construction materials and components remained at the same level. Compared with February 2019, they rose by 0,9 %. Since the beginning of 2020, prices of construction materials and components increased year-on-year, on average, by 1,1 %.


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