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Development of prices in production area in December 2018

Development of prices in production area in December 2018

Last update: 28.01.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: Consumer prices and prices of production statistics
Publish Date: 28.01.2019

Output prices

In December 2018 compared with November, output prices of the domestic market decreased by 0,7 %. Prices dropped in manufacturing by 1,1 %; mining and quarrying by 1 %; water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 0,4 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 0,1 %.

In manufacturing, prices decreased in manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products by 13,6 %, wood and paper products and printing by 0,8 %. Prices rose in manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products by 1,9 %, chemicals and chemical products by 1 %, food, beverages and tobacco; other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery equally by 0,3 %, machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 0,2 %, metal and fabricated metal products; computer, electronic and optical products; electrical equipment; transport equipment equally by 0,1 %. Prices of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations; rubber and plastic products were at the same level equally.

In December 2018 compared with December 2017, output prices of the domestic market increased by 4,3 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 8,8 %, manufacturing by 2,1 %, mining and quarrying by 1,6 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation decreased by 0,1 %.

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

Since the beginning of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, output prices of the domestic market increased by 4,9 % due to higher prices in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 8,8 %, mining and quarrying by 3,3 %, manufacturing by 3,2 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 0,6 %.

In December 2018 compared with November, output prices of the non-domestic market decreased by 0,7 %. Prices of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities decreased by 0,6 %, manufacturing by 0,8 %. Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply rose by 0,4 %. Prices of mining and quarrying were at the unchanged level.

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

In December 2018 compared with December 2017, export prices increased by 2,3 %. Prices rose in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 28,8 %, mining and quarrying by 12,7 %, manufacturing by 1,3 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 0,7 %.

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

Since the beginning of 2018, compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, output prices of the non-domestic market increased by 1,1 %. Prices increased in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 15,7 %, mining and quarrying by 8 %, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities by 3,4 % and manufacturing by 0,5 %.

Prices of agricultural products

In December 2018, prices of agricultural products were lower by 0,8 % year-on-year. Prices of animal products decreased by 8,1 %. Prices of crop products rose by 8,1 %.

In animal products, prices of slaughter poultry decreased by 2,6 %, beef cattle and calves by 0,6 %, hen edible eggs by 44,5 %, raw sheep wool in pot by 6,8 % and slaughter pigs by 3,5 %. Prices of raw cow milk rose by 0,6 %, slaughter lambs and sheep by 3,9 % and live fish by 7,6 %.

In crop products, prices of cereals rose by 5,9 %, legumes by 1,8 %, potatoes by 12,6 % and fruit and vegetables by 8,1 %. Prices oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits dropped by 5,7 %.

Since the beginning of 2018, prices of agricultural products rose, on average, by 2 % as a result of higher prices of crop products by 2,7 % and animal products by 1,3 %.

Construction work prices

In December 2018 compared with November, construction work prices were at the same level. Compared with December 2017, they grew by 3,7 %. Since the beginning of 2018, construction work prices rose, on average, by 3,4 % year-on-year.

Prices of construction materials and components

In December 2018 compared with November, prices of construction materials and components decreased by 1,1 %. Compared with December 2017, they rose by 3,2 %. Since the beginning of the year, prices of construction materials and components increased, on average, by 4,4 % year-on-year.


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