Slovenia: In September 2021, producer prices grew again: monthly by 0.8% and annually by 8.6%

Slovenia: In September 2021, producer prices grew again: monthly by 0.8% and annually by 8.6%

In September 2021, producer prices increased on average by 0.8% compared to the previous month. Producer prices on the domestic market increase on average by 0.7% and producer prices on the non-domestic market by 0.8%, the National Agency for Statistics announced.

The prices of industrial products sold on the markets of the euro area countries increased by 0.9%, and the prices of industrial products sold on the markets of the non-euro area countries by 0.6%.

Compared to the previous month, prices increased in all groups of activities showing the dynamics of prices by end-use of products: intermediate goods prices by 1.1%, capital goods prices by 0.7%, consumer goods prices by 0.5% and energy prices by 0.1%

Producer prices increased the most in the manufacture of leather and leather products (by 5.6%), followed by the manufacture of wood, products of wood and cork (by 5.2%). Prices decreased the most in the manufacture of computer and optical products (by 1.1%).

According to the Agency, from September 2020 to September 2021, producer prices went up on average by 8.6%. In the same period, producer prices on the domestic market increased by 9.0% and producer prices on the non-domestic market by 8.2%.

In this period, the prices of industrial products sold on the markets of the euro area countries increased by 8.3%, and the prices of industrial products sold on the markets of the non-euro area countries by 8.1%.

In one year, prices went up the most in the manufacture of coke and petroleum products (by 60.0%), followed by the manufacture of basic metals (by 38.1%), and down the most in electricity (by 1.3%).