Producer Prices in Sri Lanka increased 4 percent in May of 2020 over the same month in the previous year.

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.21 percent from 2015 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20.30 percent in April of 2017 and a record low of -3.40 percent in January of 2016. This page provides - Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 1.90 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 Sri Lanka to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2021 and 3.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 4.20 20.30 -3.40 2015 - 2020 percent Monthly
2013 Q4=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-04-20 11:00 AM Feb 6.1% 5.8% 4.5%
2020-05-22 11:00 AM Mar 3.1% 6.1% 5.3%
2020-06-22 11:00 AM Apr 4.2% 3.1% 5.9%
2020-07-15 11:00 AM May 4% 4.2% 4.2%
2020-08-17 11:00 AM Jun 5.5%
2020-09-15 11:00 AM Jul
2020-10-15 11:00 AM Aug
2020-11-16 11:00 AM Sep 1.9%


News Stream
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation at Over 1-1/2-Year High of 6.1%
Producer prices in Sri Lanka surged 6.1 percent year-on-year in February of 2020, following an upwardly revised 5.8 percent rise in the previous month. This was the steepest producer inflation since July of 2018, amid higher prices of both agricultural goods (10.7 percent vs 9.4 percent in January) and manufactured products (4.8 percent vs 4.2 percent). In contrast, costs slumped for electricity & water supply (-6.7 percent vs 1.8 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.3 percent, after an upwardly revised 1.4 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-04-20
Sri Lanka January Producer Inflation Nears 1-1/2-Year High of 5.7%
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 5.7 percent year-on-year in January of 2020, following an upwardly revised 3.6 percent rise in the previous month. This was the steepest producer inflation since August of 2018, amid surging prices of agricultural products (9.4 percent vs 1.5 percent in December). Costs also advanced for electricity & water supply (1.8 percent, after being flat), while slowed a bit for manufacturing (4.1 percent vs 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 1.3 percent, after an upwardly revised 2.9 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-03-26
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Edges Up in December
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 3.3 percent year-on-year in December of 2019, following an upwardly revised 1.6 percent rise in the previous month, as manufacturing prices rose faster (4.6 percent vs 4.2 percent in November) while agriculture cost rebounded (1.3 percent vs -3.9 percent). On the other hand, electricity & water supply prices slowed (0.5 percent vs 1.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 2.7 percent after a 1.5 percent jump in November.
2020-02-17
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Slows in November
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 1.5 percent year-on-year in November of 2019, easing from a revised 4.4 percent rise in the previous month, as manufacturing cost slowed (4.3 percent vs 6.5 percent in October) while agriculture prices dropped (-3.9 percent vs 1.0 percent). In contrast, electricity & water supply cost rebounded (0.1 percent vs -0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices increased 1.4 percent, following a 1.0 percent rise in the previous month.
2020-01-16

Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change
Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.