Producer prices in Sri Lanka soared by 52.5% year-on-year in April of 2022, following an upwardly revised 35.3% rise in the previous month. It was the highest producer inflation since at least January of 2015, as prices accelerated for both manufacturing (58.9% vs 39.3% in March) and agriculture (35.4% vs 31.9%). Within manufacturing activities, prices rose the most for basic metals (117.6% vs 51.1%), other non-metallic mineral products (107.8% vs 65.7%), chemicals and chemical products (98.8% vs 70.7%), textiles (93.3% vs 81.2%) and food (83.5% vs 51.8%). On the other hand, costs declined for utilities (-2.8% vs 2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices jumped by 15.2%, after increasing 15.1% in the previous month. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 8.03 percent from 2015 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 52.50 percent in April of 2022 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 July of 2022.

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 16.30 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 20.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-13 10:00 AM Mar 34.6% 18.9% 23.8%
2022-06-22 10:30 AM Apr 52.5% 35.3% 50.1%
2022-07-15 11:00 AM May 52.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Producer Prices 189.00 164.10 points Apr 2022
Food Inflation 80.10 57.40 percent Jun 2022
Producer Prices Change 52.50 35.30 percent Apr 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.50 35.30 52.50 -3.40 2015 - 2022 percent Monthly
2018 Q4=100, NSA

News Stream
Sri Lanka Producer Price Inflation Hits Record High
Producer prices in Sri Lanka soared by 52.5% year-on-year in April of 2022, following an upwardly revised 35.3% rise in the previous month. It was the highest producer inflation since at least January of 2015, as prices accelerated for both manufacturing (58.9% vs 39.3% in March) and agriculture (35.4% vs 31.9%). Within manufacturing activities, prices rose the most for basic metals (117.6% vs 51.1%), other non-metallic mineral products (107.8% vs 65.7%), chemicals and chemical products (98.8% vs 70.7%), textiles (93.3% vs 81.2%) and food (83.5% vs 51.8%). On the other hand, costs declined for utilities (-2.8% vs 2%). On a monthly basis, producer prices jumped by 15.2%, after increasing 15.1% in the previous month.
2022-06-22
Sri Lanka Producer Price Inflation at Near 5-Year High
Producer prices in Sri Lanka climbed 18.9 percent year-on-year in February of 2022, following a 17.3 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest producer inflation since June of 2017, as prices went up faster across the board, led by agriculture (22.6 percent vs 22.4 percent in January); manufacturing (18.5 percent vs 17.5 percent); and lastly, utilities (6.7 percent vs 1.0 percent). Within manufacturing activities, prices rose the most for chemical & chemical products (53.4 percent vs 40.3 percent); coke & refined petroleum products (46.4 percent vs 60.3 percent); and non-metallic mineral products (31.4 percent vs 27.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices increased 3.1 percent, accelerating from a 1.8 percent increase in the previous month.
2022-04-22
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Slows in December
Producer prices in Sri Lanka advanced by 16.6 percent year-on-year in December of 2021, easing from an upwardly revised 16.7 percent rise in the previous month. Prices eased for manufacturing (17.7 percent vs 18.1 percent) and declined further for utilities (-6.8 percent vs -2.3 percent). Meanwhile, prices advanced at a faster pace for agriculture (19.9 percent vs 12.5 percent) and water collection, treatment & supply (5.5 percent vs 2.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices increased 2.5 percent.
2022-02-18