Annual rise in producer prices of agricultural goods comprises 3.5%

29.04.2013

Latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, in 2012 producer prices of agricultural goods have increased by 3.5%, as compared to 2011.

In comparison with 2011, prices of crop products in 2012 have grown by 4.1%, of which prices of grain – by 8.1%, of rape – by 7.1%, of vegetables – by 7.3%, of fruit and berries – by 17.8%,whereas producer prices of potatoes have diminished by 32%.

Average purchase prices of grain have risen from LVL 134.70 per ton in 2011 to LVL 145.62 per ton in 2012 or by 8.1%.Prices of one wheat ton has grown from LVL 138.82 to LVL 148.73 or by 7.1%, prices of one rye ton – from LVL 120.19 to LVL 124.90 or by 3.9%, while prices of barley ton – from LVL 118.62 to LVL 139.06 or by 17.2%.

Also producer prices of livestock products witnessed a rise (of 2.9%), as compared to the previous year.It was due to the increase in beef and veal producer prices (of 15%), as well as pork (of 7.6%), poultry meat (of 1.7%) and egg (of 44.4%) producer prices.Prices of milk as well as mutton and goat meat have reduced by 7.9% and 1.9%, respectively.

Producer prices of main agricultural products

 

2011

2012

2012 compared to 2011

 

(LVL per 1 ton)

%

Wheat

138.82

148.73

107.1

Rye

120.19

124.90

103.9

Barley

118.62

139.06

117.2

Rape

293.33

314.27

107.1

Potatoes

136.16

92.55

68.0

Vegetables

298.67

320.56

107.3

Fruit, berries

334.47

394.10

117.8

Meat (slaughter weight):

 

 

 

 

beef and veal

1279.23

1471.54

115.0

 

pork

1062.96

1144.26

107.6

 

mutton and goat

2005.42

1966.95

98.1

 

poultry

1148.63

1167.83

101.7

Milk

207.13

190.76

92.1

Eggs, LVL per 100 pieces

3.99

5.76

144.4

Here you will find an infographic “Producer prices in agriculture, 2012”.

 

More information:
Agricultural Statistics Section
Inita Kļaviņa
Tel. 67366831