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.

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Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-15 11:00 AM Aug 9.4% 8.8% 9.4%
2021-11-16 11:00 AM Sep 11% 9.4% 9.4%
2021-12-15 11:00 AM Oct 11%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Producer Prices 158.00 157.50 points Aug/21
Food Inflation 17.50 12.80 percent Nov/21
Producer Prices Change 11.00 9.40 percent Sep/21

News Stream
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation at 5-Month High
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.
2021-11-16
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 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.