Producer prices in Sri Lanka surged 6.4 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, following an upwardly revised 4.5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the steepest producer inflation since last October, amid higher prices of electricity and water supply (12.6 percent vs 9.9 percent in January); manufacturing (9.7 percent vs 6.7 percent) and agriculture (8.4 percent vs 8.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices were up 1.1 percent, the same pace as in the previous month. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka
Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka averaged 6.22 percent from 2015 until 2021, 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 May of 2021.
Producer Prices Change in Sri Lanka is expected to be 5.50 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 5.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.