Producer prices in Sri Lanka jumped 11.0 percent year-on-year in September of 2021, following a 9.4 percent hike in the previous month, the fastest producer inflation since April. Upward pressure came mostly from manufacturing (13.8 percent), with the steepest price increases observed in manufacturing of coke, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel (49.0 percent); manufacture of chemicals and products thereof (34.4 percent); and manufacture of basic metals (31.2 percent). Prices were also higher in utilities (0.6 percent), while charges in agriculture fell (-2.2 percent), dragged down by animal farming (-1.5 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices advanced 1.2 percent. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka
Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.58 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 December of 2021.
Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 10.80 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.