Producer Price Index (PPI), Q1 2022

  • 06/06/2022

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics has released the Producer Price Index (PPI) in the first quarter (Q1) 2022.

Producer prices in Kosovo increased by an average of 3.9% between Q1 2022 and Q4 2021. The largest increase by branches of economic activities is observed in: manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (9.8%), manufacture of motor vehicles (transport), trailers and semi-trailers (8.2%), manufacture of metals (7.2%), processing of food products (6.7%), manufacture of machinery and equipment p.k.t (5.6%), manufacture of rubber products and plastics (5.4%), manufacture of non-metallic mineral products (5.0%), collection, treatment and water supply (3.8%) manufacture of wood and cork products, except furniture: manufacture of straw articles and interwoven materials - knitting (3.5%), manufacture of paper and articles thereof (3.1%), manufacture of furniture (3.0%), manufacture of electrical equipment (2.6%), extraction of metal ore (1.4%), production of beverages (1.0%), manufacture of chemical products (0.9%) and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (0.3%).

The increase was counteracted by the decrease of prices of: ores and other quarries (-0.5%).

Producer prices in Kosovo increased by an average of 9.7%, between Q1 2022 and Q1 2021. The largest increase by branches of economic activities is observed in: food processing (14.7%), manufacture of metal (14.6%), manufacture of furniture (14.5%), electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (13.2%), manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (12.4%), manufacture of motor vehicles (transport ), trailers and semi-trailers (10.5%), manufacture of wood and cork products, except furniture: manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials (8.0%), manufacture of rubber and plastic products (7.0%), manufacture of electrical equipment (6.2%), manufacture of non-metallic mineral products (6.0%), manufacture of chemical products (6.0%), manufacture of machinery and equipment p.k.t (5.6%), collection, treatment and water supply (4.6%), paper production and paper products (2.5%), production of beverages (2.3%), manufacture of leather and articles thereof (1.4%) and other ores and quarries (0.7%).

The increase was counteracted by the decrease of prices of: metal ore extraction (-22.3%).

For more information about the Producer Price Index (CPI) in Q1 2022, visit: http://ask.rks-gov.net/en/agjencia-e-statistikave-te-kosoves/ekonomi/prices.