Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 2.2 percent year-on-year in September 2018, following a downwardly revised 6.0 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest producer inflation since September 2016, as prices slowed for manufacturing (11 percent from 13.2 percent), mostly due to food products & beverages (-1.1 percent); and dropped further for agriculture (-12.8 percent from -5.5 percent in August), namely due to a decline in cost of vegetables (-18 percent); cereals (-16 percent) and fruits & nuts (-13.1 percent). Contrarily, prices advanced faster for electricity & water supply (2.6 percent from 1.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went down 2.3 percent, following a 1.9 percent drop in September. Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 7.44 percent from 2015 until 2018, 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.

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 5.70 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 5.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-15 10:40 AM PPI YoY 6.3% 6.5% 5.3%
2018-09-17 09:45 AM PPI YoY 7.6% 6.3% 5.8%
2018-10-15 10:30 AM PPI YoY 6.6% 7.7% 5.5%
2018-11-15 12:00 PM PPI YoY 2.2% 6.0% 5.3%
2018-12-17 12:30 PM PPI YoY 2.2% 1%
2019-01-15 12:00 PM PPI YoY
2019-02-15 12:00 PM PPI YoY 5.70%


Sri Lanka Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.30 3.20 28.30 -0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 126.20 124.60 126.20 6.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 128.90 128.10 128.90 47.70 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.40 3.80 12.76 2.13 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 142.70 131.80 197.42 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 129.40 132.40 136.80 100.10 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 145.52 145.50 152.43 42.89 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 141.72 136.80 159.30 33.69 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.30 -0.20 5.19 -3.51 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.20 6.00 20.30 -3.40 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 112.10 112.00 112.10 104.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 111.80 112.50 192.90 89.50 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.00 -2.30 14.40 -4.10 percent [+]


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. This page provides - Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.20 6.00 20.30 -3.40 2015 - 2018 percent Monthly
2013 Q4=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 79.60 Oct/18
Australia 2.10 Sep/18
Brazil 10.80 Nov/18
Canada 5.30 Oct/18
China 2.70 Nov/18
Euro Area 4.90 Oct/18
France 3.90 Oct/18
Germany 3.30 Oct/18
India 4.64 Nov/18
Indonesia 5.06 Nov/18
Italy 5.80 Oct/18
Japan 2.30 Nov/18
Mexico 6.51 Nov/18
Netherlands 4.89 Oct/18
Russia 16.90 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 16.30 Oct/18
Singapore 12.40 Oct/18
South Africa 6.80 Nov/18
South Korea 2.20 Oct/18
Spain 4.50 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.40 Nov/18
Turkey 38.54 Nov/18
United Kingdom 3.30 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Nov/18


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