Producer prices in Slovenia increased 02 percent year-on-year in August of 2019, the same as in the previous month and remaining the lowest producer inflation since November of 2016. Inflation was steady for water supply (at 9 percent) while prices rose faster for electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply (15.7 percent vs 15.5 percent) and mining & quarrying (1 percent vs 0.6 percent). Meanwhile, cost fell further for manufacturing (-0.5 percent vs -0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices edged up 0.1 percent, after a 0.1 percent fall in July. Producer Prices Change in Slovenia averaged 1.91 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8.86 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of -3.27 percent in August of 2009.
Producer Prices Change in Slovenia is expected to be 0.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Slovenia to stand at 1.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovenia Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.