In October, compared to September, producer prices for industrial production increased by 0.4 percent, excluding refined petroleum products – by 0.1 percent, according to Lithuanian Institute of Statistics.
The overall price change has been influenced by the increase in prices of refined petroleum products, chemicals and chemical products, and a reduction in prices for beverages, rubber and plastic products.
The prices of industrial production sold on the Lithuanian market increased by 0.6 percent per month, excluding refined petroleum products – down by 0.1 percent.
The highest – 9.3% – crude oil production has risen in price. Maximum – 4.8% – The drink has fallen in price. Prices of fruits and vegetables and fruits increased by 12.4%, livestock and other meat products – 3.8%, sugar – 2.9%, while prices of processed and preserved fruits and vegetables decreased by 3.9% cocoa, chocolate and sugar products – 3.8 percent, processed and preserved poultry meat – 3.6 percent.
Prices of products sold on the market outside Lithuania increased by 0.3% during the month, excluding refined petroleum products – 0.2%.
The prices of products sold on the eurozone market in the month increased by 0.9%, on the market outside the eurozone region – almost remained unchanged.
During the year (in October 2018, compared to October 2017), all the prices of industrial production producers increased by 9.1%, excluding refined petroleum products – by 3.4%.
Industrial production prices sold on the domestic market increased by 5.8% a year, excluding petroleum products of 2.6%.
Prices of sold products on the domestic market during the year increased by 11.5%, excluding refined petroleum products – by 4.1%.
The prices of sold products on the eurozone market increased by 10.1% during the year, while the van market grew by 12.1%.