Producer prices in Sri Lanka soared 9.4 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, following an upwardly revised 8.8 percent increase in the previous month. Prices rebounded for elecricity and water supply (1.8 percent vs -4.8 percent) and fell at a slower pace for agriculture (-0.8 percent vs -3 percent).Meanwhile,prices slowed for manufacturing (10.5 percent vs 11 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up by 0.3 percent compared to a 2.2 slump in July. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.52 percent from 2015 until 2021, 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 October of 2021.

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 5.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-07-15 11:00 AM May 8.7% 11.3% 10.2%
2021-08-17 11:00 AM Jun 10.3% 10% 8.5%
2021-09-15 10:30 AM Jul 8.6% 10.1% 10.9%
2021-10-15 11:00 AM Aug 9.4% 8.8% 9.4%
2021-11-16 11:00 AM Sep 9.4%
2021-12-15 11:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Advances in August
Producer prices in Sri Lanka soared 9.4 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, following an upwardly revised 8.8 percent increase in the previous month. Prices rebounded for elecricity and water supply (1.8 percent vs -4.8 percent) and fell at a slower pace for agriculture (-0.8 percent vs -3 percent).Meanwhile,prices slowed for manufacturing (10.5 percent vs 11 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up by 0.3 percent compared to a 2.2 percent slump in July.
2021-10-15
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Slows in July
Producer Prices in Sri Lanka soared 8.6 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, less than a downwardly revised 10.1 percent jump in the previous month. Prices slowed for manufacturing (10.8 percent vs 13.2 percent in June). On the other hand, prices fell further for agriculture (-3 percent vs -2.4 percent); and electricity and water supply (-6.4 percent vs -3.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices fell 2.2 percent after a downwardly revised 0.4 percent rise in June.
2021-09-15
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Ticks Higher in June
Producer prices in Sri Lanka jumped 10.3 percent year-on-year in June of 2021, following an upwardly revised 10.0 percent hike in the previous month. Upward pressure came mostly from manufacturing (13.3 percent vs 10.6 percent in May), more specifically in manufacturing of coke, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel (117.6 percent); furniture and goods not classified elsewhere (18.2 percent); and basic metals (17.2 percent). On the other hand, producer prices fell in agriculture (-2.4 percent vs 1.5 percent), dragged down by both animal farming (-2.6 percent) and crop production (-2.3 percent); as well as in electricity & water supply (-2.6 percent vs 0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices inched up 0.7 percent, rebounding from a downwardly revised 0.8 percent decline in May.
2021-08-17
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Slows in May
Producer prices in Sri Lanka soared 8.7 percent year-on-year in May of 2021, less than an upwardly revised 11.3 percent jump in April 2021 which was the highest producer inflation in 3 years. Prices slowed for agriculture (1.5 percent vs 12.7 percent in April); and manufacturing (8.6 percent vs 11.4 percent), mostly in manufacturing of coke, refine petroleum products and nuclear fuel (47.7 percent); basic metals (18.0 percent); and rubber & plastics (17.2 percent). Meantime, charges rebounded for electricity & water supply (1.0 percent vs -1.6 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices declined 1.1 percent, after a revised 1.3 percent jump in the prior month.
2021-07-15

Sri Lanka Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Producer Prices 158.00 points Aug/21 157.50 161.10 100.10
Producer Prices Change 9.40 percent Aug/21 8.80 20.30 -3.40
Food Inflation 11.50 percent Aug/21 11.00 14.70 -4.10


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.