Sri Lanka's producer price inflation eased to 7.0 percent year-on-year in September 2020, from an over two-year high of 7.7 percent seen in July and August. Cost for manufactured products increased at a slower pace (3.5 percent vs 5.1 percent in August). At the same time, prices increased faster for both agriculture (26.4 percent vs 24.9 percent) and electricity and water supply (0.8 percent vs 0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.1 percent, after a 0.2 percent drop in August. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka
Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.27 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 December of 2020.
Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 2.50 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 2.80 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 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.