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.

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.38 percent from 2015 until 2019, 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. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 3.10 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 3.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.50 4.40 20.30 -3.40 2015 - 2019 percent Monthly
2013 Q4=100, NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-15 11:00 AM Aug 1.4% -0.4% -0.7%
2019-11-15 11:00 AM Sep 3.7% 1.0% 2.8%
2019-12-17 11:00 AM Oct 4.2% 4.6% 1.8%
2020-01-16 11:00 AM Nov 1.5% 4.2% 0.7%
2020-02-17 11:00 AM Dec 1.5% 2.3%


News Stream
2019-12-17
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Slows in October
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 4.2 percent year-on-year in October of 2019, easing from a revised 4.6 percent rise in the previous month, as cost slowed for manufacturing (6.1 percent vs 8.3 percent in September) and electricity & water supply (0.4 percent vs 5.5 percent). In contrast, agriculture prices rebounded (0.4 percent vs -3.2 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices increased 0.7 percent, the same as in the previous month.

2019-11-15
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Highest in 7 Months
Sri Lanka's producer price inflation rose to a seven-month high of 3.7 percent year-on-year in September of 2019 from a revised 1.0 percent in the previous month, as utilities cost advanced faster (5.2 percent vs 1.9 percent in August) while agriculture prices dropped at a much softer pace (-2.9 percent vs -9.9 percent). On the other hand, manufacturing cost slowed (6.7 percent vs 6.8 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices declined 0.2 percent, the same as in the previous month.

2019-10-15
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Rebounds in August
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 1.4 percent year-on-year in August of 2019, rebounding from a revised 0.4 percent drop in the previous month. Prices advanced faster for manufacturing (6.8 percent vs 6.4 percent in July) and electricity & water supply (2.9 percent vs 2.3 percent). In addition, agriculture cost dropped at a softer pace (-9.9 percent vs -13.8 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices fell 0.1 percent, following a 1.4 percent drop in July.

2019-09-17
Sri Lanka Producer Price Deflation Deepens
Producer prices in Sri Lanka dropped 0.3 percent from a year earlier in July 2019, following a 0.2 percent decline in the previous month, as agriculture prices fell at a faster pace (-13.8 percent vs -12.8 percent). In addition, utilities inflation eased to 2.3 percent from 3.2 percent, while manufacturing costs rose 6.5 percent, faster than 6.3 percent in June. On a monthly basis, producer prices were 1.4 percent lower.

2019-08-15
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Lowest in Near 3 Years
Producer prices in Sril Lanka increased 0.6 percent year-on-year in June 2019, easing sharply from a 2.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest producer inflation since July 2016, as prices rose less for manufacturing (6.3 percent vs 7.6 percent in June) and continued to fall for agriculture (-10.6 percent vs -7.1 percent). Meanwhile, cost rebounded markedly for electricity & water supply (4.8 percent vs -0.1 percent). On a monthly bases, producer prices went down 0.6 percent, after an upwardly revised 0.4 percent gain in the prior month.

2019-07-16
Sri Lanka Producer Inflation Eases to 7-Month Low
Producer prices in Sri Lanka increased 2.4 percent year-on-year in May 2019, following a downwardly revised 3.8 percent rise in the previous month. That was the lowest producer inflation since last October, as manufacturing price inflation slowed (7.5 percent vs 9.4 percent), while cost fell for agriculture (-7.1 percent vs -6.6 percent) and electricity & water supply (-0.1 percent vs 2.2 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.2 percent, reversing a 0.1 percent fall in April.


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.

Sri Lanka Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.80 4.40 28.30 -0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.40 131.70 132.40 6.40 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 134.20 135.50 135.50 47.70 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.80 5.10 12.76 2.13 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 149.82 143.59 197.42 100.00 points [+]
Producer Prices 138.30 136.40 138.50 100.10 points [+]
Export Prices 154.81 150.12 169.40 42.89 points [+]
Import Prices 148.14 135.64 159.30 33.69 points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.30 5.19 -3.51 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.50 4.40 20.30 -3.40 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 114.90 115.00 115.70 104.70 points [+]
CPI Transportation 115.50 114.80 192.90 89.50 points [+]
Food Inflation 6.30 4.60 14.40 -4.10 percent [+]