On producer prices and price indices in agriculture in 2010

26.04.2011

Compared to 2009, producer price index in agriculture in 2010 has increased by 19.0%, according to the data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau.

In comparison with 2009, prices of crop products in 2010 grew by 23.6%, and prices of livestock products increased by 14.4%.

Compared to the year before, in 2010 price growth was observed among all crop products: prices of grain rose by 44.8%, of rape – by 29.3%, of vegetables – by 38.9%, of fruit and berries – by 17.7%, and prices of potatoes increased by 10.2%.

The average purchase prices of grain have grown significantly - from LVL 73.25 per ton in 2009 to LVL 106.06 per ton in 2010 or by 44.8%, of which prices of wheat – from LVL 79.75 to LVL 110.21 per ton or by 38.2%, of rye – from LVL 56.02 to LVL 79.72 per ton or by 42.3%, and prices of barley – from LVL 61.95 to LVL 92.86 per ton or by 49.9%.

Producer prices of crop products, LVL per 1 ton

The price growth of livestock production was influenced by the increase of milk, beef and veal, sheep and goat meat prices by 37.6%, 2.1% and 27.0%, respectively. Prices of pork, poultry meat and eggs, in turn, diminished by 6.6%, 10.7% and 9.8%, respectively.

Producer prices of livestock products, LVL per 1 ton

 

Producer prices of main agricultural products (LVL per 1 ton)

 

2009

2010

2010 as % of 2009

Wheat

79.75

110.21

138.2

Rye

56.02

79.72

142.3

Barley

61.95

92.86

149.9

Rape

168.91

218.41

129.3

Potatoes

94.87

104.50

110.2

Vegetables

246.23

341.98

138.9

Meat (slaughter weight):

 

 

 

 

Beef and veal

1057.58

1080.14

102.1

 

pork

1050.06

980.94

93.4

 

mutton, goat

1571.00

1995.12

127.0

 

poultry

1229.48

1098.01

89.3

Milk

129.23

177.82

137.6

Eggs, LVL per 100 pieces

4.79

4.32

90.2

 

Prepared by Agricultural Statistics Section
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