Output Price Index and Prices in Agriculture, Q1 2017

  • 12/05/2017

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published the "Output Price Index and Prices in Agriculture" for the first quarter (Q1) 2017 (2010 = 100).

To make comparisons and to observe the changes, here are presented data for the first quarters of 2010-2017 and for the base year 2010.

This publication is based on the collection of prices of national agricultural products in Kosovo. Data collection has been made on the markets, farms and elsewhere where agricultural output prices can be accumulated.

The products that make up the base for the agricultural output price index are divided into two main groups: plant and livestock products. In the framework of plant products, prices have been collected for these groups: cereals, forage plants, vegetables, potatoes and fruit.

In livestock products prices have been collected for livestock and livestock products. Within livestock, prices are collected for four categories of animals: cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens. These prices are based on live weight of animals. For livestock products prices are collected for: milk, eggs and honey. All prices are calculated in Euro currency and the units are in kilograms, liters and pieces.

In the first quarter of 2017, the livestock output price index has increased by 2.04% compared to the same period of 2016, while the price index of plant output has decreased by (- 7.67%).

Meanwhile, the general index of prices of agricultural outputs has increased by (0.05%), compared to the same period of 2016.

For more information on the Output Price Index and Prices in Agriculture, Q1 2017, visit: http://ask.rks-gov.net/en/kosovo-agency-of-statistics/add-news/indeksi-i-cmimeve-te-prodhimeve-dhe-cmimet-ne-bujqesi-tm1-2017

Access to detailed data through the ASKDATA platform http://askdata.rks-gov.net/PXWeb/pxweb/sq/askdata/askdata__Agriculture/?rxid=ea2f2fc5-58f5-4f94-b4bf-0cce37853c8a