Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 7.8 percent year-on-year in July of 2020, following a downwardly revised 7 percent rise in June and the highest rate since April of 2018. Main increases were seen in cost of prices for agriculture (24.7 percent vs 24.9 percent in June), electricity and water supply (6 percent vs 3.5 percent) and manufacturing (5.2 percent vs 3.6 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices declined 0.7 percent.

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.24 percent from 2015 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20.30 percent in April of 2017 and a record low of -3.40 percent in January of 2016. This page provides - Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2020. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 11.00 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 Sri Lanka to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2021 and 3.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.80 7.00 20.30 -3.40 2015 - 2020 percent Monthly
2013 Q4=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-22 11:00 AM Apr 4.2% 3.1% 5.9%
2020-07-15 11:00 AM May 4% 4.2% 4.2%
2020-08-17 11:00 AM Jun 7.5% 5.4% 5.5%
2020-09-15 11:00 AM Jul 7.8% 7% 10.1%
2020-10-15 11:00 AM Aug 7.8% 8%
2020-11-16 11:00 AM Sep 11%
2020-12-15 11:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Highest in Over 2 Years
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 7.8 percent year-on-year in July of 2020, following a downwardly revised 7 percent rise in June and the highest rate since April of 2018. Main increases were seen in cost of prices for agriculture (24.7 percent vs 24.9 percent in June), electricity and water supply (6 percent vs 3.5 percent) and manufacturing (5.2 percent vs 3.6 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices declined 0.7 percent.
2020-09-15
Sri Lanka Producer Prices Rise the Most in 2 Years
Sri Lanka's producer price inflation picked up to 7.5 percent year-on-year in June 2020, the highest since July 2018, from a revised 5.4 percent in the previous month. Upward pressure came from agriculture (24.9 percent vs 14.6 percent), manufacturing (4.4 percent vs 5.5 percent) and electricity & water supply (3.1 percent vs -0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.3 percent, after a 1.7 percent jump in May.
2020-08-17
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation at Over 1-1/2-Year High of 6.1%
Producer prices in Sri Lanka surged 6.1 percent year-on-year in February of 2020, following an upwardly revised 5.8 percent rise in the previous month. This was the steepest producer inflation since July of 2018, amid higher prices of both agricultural goods (10.7 percent vs 9.4 percent in January) and manufactured products (4.8 percent vs 4.2 percent). In contrast, costs slumped for electricity & water supply (-6.7 percent vs 1.8 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.3 percent, after an upwardly revised 1.4 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-04-20
Sri Lanka January Producer Inflation Nears 1-1/2-Year High of 5.7%
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 5.7 percent year-on-year in January of 2020, following an upwardly revised 3.6 percent rise in the previous month. This was the steepest producer inflation since August of 2018, amid surging prices of agricultural products (9.4 percent vs 1.5 percent in December). Costs also advanced for electricity & water supply (1.8 percent, after being flat), while slowed a bit for manufacturing (4.1 percent vs 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 1.3 percent, after an upwardly revised 2.9 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-03-26

Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change
Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.