Producer prices in Kenya dropped 0.51 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.53 percent gain in the previous three-month period. It was the steepest decline in producer prices since the third quarter of 2016. The main negative contributions came from cost of paper and paper products (-4.96 percent); wood and products of wood and cork except furniture food (-7.28 percent); food (-1.09 percent) and electricity (-1.80 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices fell 0.66 percent, after decreasing 0.16 percent in the previous quarter.

Producer Prices Change in Kenya averaged 1.79 percent from 2012 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.77 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 and a record low of -2.76 percent in the third quarter of 2016. This page provides - Kenya Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Producer Prices Change in Kenya is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Kenya to stand at -1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Kenya Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around -1.00 percent in 2021 and 2.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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Kenya Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.51 0.53 6.77 -2.76 2012 - 2019 percent Quarterly
2011=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-12 09:20 AM Q1 -0.36% 1.47% 2.5%
2019-09-11 07:30 AM Q2 1.35% -0.36% 3.0%
2019-10-10 01:50 PM Q3 0.49% 1.35% 1.8%
2020-01-10 12:45 PM Q4 -0.51% 0.53% -0.5%
2020-04-13 09:20 AM Q1 -0.51% 1.2%
2020-07-03 02:00 PM Q2 0.7%
2020-10-09 01:50 PM Q3 2.5%
2020-12-28 03:00 PM Q4 -1%


News Stream
Kenya Producer Prices Fall the Most since 2016
Producer prices in Kenya dropped 0.51 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.53 percent gain in the previous three-month period. It was the steepest decline in producer prices since the third quarter of 2016. The main negative contributions came from cost of paper and paper products (-4.96 percent); wood and products of wood and cork except furniture food (-7.28 percent); food (-1.09 percent) and electricity (-1.80 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices fell 0.66 percent, after decreasing 0.16 percent in the previous quarter.
2020-01-10
Kenya Producer Inflation Slows to 0.49% in Q3
Producer prices in Kenya increased 0.49 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019, following a 1.35 percent rise in the previous three-month period, amid declines in prices of food products (-1.51 percent vs -0.58 percent in Q2); wood & wood products (-3.26 percent vs 22.49 percent) and chemicals (-0.94 percent vs -1.30 percent). In contrast, cost rose further for basic metals (4.43 percent vs 4.23 percent) and mining & quarrying (4.40 percent vs 2.27 percent) while it rebounded for electricity (5.46 percent vs -1.03 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices dropped 0.2 percent, after increasing 1.72 percent in the preceding quarter.
2019-10-10
Kenya Producer Prices Rebound in Q2
Producer prices in Kenya increased 1.35 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, following a 0.36 percent drop in the previous three-month period. The cost increased the most for: wood & wood products (22.49 percent); rubber and plastic products (9.26 percent); beverages (2.65 percent) and basic metals (4.23 percent). In contrast, prices declined for food (-0.58 percent); electricity (-1.03 percent); chemicals & chemical products (-1.30 percent) and other non-metallic mineral products (-0.58 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices went up 1.72 percent, compared to an upwardly revised 1.52 percent decrease in the first quarter of 2019, driven by prices of food (4.57 percent), namely maize flour (36.2 percent); wheat flour (3.5 percent); sugar (7 percent) and milk (2.5 percent).
2019-09-11
Kenya Producer Prices Drop 0.36% YoY in Q1
Producer prices in Kenya decreased 0.36 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a 1.47 percent rise in the previous three-month period. It is the largest decline in producer prices since Q4 2016, amid falling prices of food (-5.02 percent), namely maize flour (-23.5 percent); other non-metallic mineral products (-1.26 percent); electricity (-1.26 percent); tobacco products (-0.19 percent) and wearing apparel (-0.12 percent). In contrast, the biggest increases were recorded in prices of wood and of products of wood and cork except furniture (21.25 percent) and rubber and plastics products (9.66 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices went down 1.38 percent, compared to a downwardly revised 0.37 percent gain in Q4 2018.
2019-04-12

Kenya Producer Prices Change
In Kenya, the producer price index measures the gross changes in the trading price of products on the domestic and non-domestic markets, at all stages of processing.