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In April prices for the industrial production in Lithuania decreased by 5.3%

Regina Burneikienė, Statistics Lithuania, Vilnius, 12.05.2020.Print version
In April 2020, against March, prices for the total industrial production sold in Lithuania decreased by 5.3%, refined petroleum products excluded – by 1.5%. The overall price change was influenced by a decrease in prices for refined petroleum products, as well as by an increase in prices of computer, electronic and optical products.

Over the month, prices for industrial production sold on the Lithuanian market decreased by 3.6%, refined petroleum products excluded – by 1.2%. The largest decrease in prices was observed for the products of extraction of crude petroleum (33%), increase – computer, electronic and optical products (2.9%). Food products went up in price by 0.1%. A significant increase in prices was recorded for fruit, berry and vegetable juice – 12.8, processed and preserved fruit and vegetables – 12, processed tea and coffee – 4.6, prepared meals and dishes – 4.4%, while decrease was observed for prepared food for pets – 7.5, cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionery – 3, prepared animal feeds for farm animals – 1.3%.




Over the month, prices for industrial production sold on the non-Lithuanian market decreased by 6.5%, refined petroleum products excluded – by 1.8%. Over the month, prices for industrial production sold on the euro area market decreased by 7%, on the non-euro area market – 6.3%.'


Over the year (April 2020, against April 2019), prices for the total industrial production sold decreased by 15.5%, refined petroleum products excluded – 2.4%.




Over the year, prices for industrial production sold on the Lithuanian market decreased by 10.2%, refined petroleum products excluded – 1.3%.


Over the year, prices for industrial production sold on the non-Lithuanian market decreased by 19.1%, refined petroleum products excluded – 3.1%.


Over the year, prices for industrial production sold on the euro area market decreased by 16.6%, on the non-euro area market – 20.7%.


Changes in prices for industrial production sold, April 2020, %

Economic activity

Relative share (weight) in total industrial production

Price growth, drop (–)
April 2020, against

March 2020

2019 

December

April

Total industrial production sold

100.0

–5.3

–13.4

–15.5

Mining and quarrying

0.9

–5.2

–3.3

–3.2

Manufacturing

92.0

–5.5

–14.6

–16.7

Manufacture of refined petroleum products

21.3

–28.6

–57.0

–60.5

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

6.4

–3.4

0.5

–2.0

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

0.7

–2.6

0.0

–0.1

Total industrial production, refined petroleum products excluded

78.7

–1.5

–1.6

–2.4

Manufacturing production, refined petroleum products excluded

70.7

–1.3

–1.8

–2.4

Total industrial production sold on the Lithuanian market

100.0

–3.6

–9.1

–10.2

Mining and quarrying

1.6

–2.1

–0.6

0.5

Manufacturing

81.8

–3.8

–11.3

–12.1

Manufacture of refined petroleum products

15.5

–26.2

–55.9

–57.3

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

15.5

–3.4

0.5

–2.0

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

1.1

–1.4

2.0

1.3

Total industrial production sold on the Lithuanian market, refined petroleum products excluded

84.5

–1.2

–0.5

–1.3

Manufacturing production, refined petroleum products excluded

66.3

–0.6

–0.8

–1.2

Total industrial production sold on the non-Lithuanian market

100.0

–6.5

–16.4

–19.1

Mining and quarrying

0.5

–11.6

–9.1

–11.0

Manufacturing

99.1

–6.5

–16.5

–19.2

Manufacture of refined petroleum products

25.3

–29.6

–57.5

–61.6

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

-

-

-

-

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

0.4

–4.8

–3.6

–2.1

Total industrial production sold on the non-Lithuanian market, refined petroleum products excluded

74.7

–1.8

–2.5

–3.1

Manufacturing production, refined petroleum products excluded

73.8

–1.7

–2.4

–3.1

Total industrial production sold on the euro area market

100.0

–7.0

–15.7

–16.6

Total industrial production sold on the non-euro area market

100.0

–6.3

–16.8

–20.7

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- Such a phenomenon (indicator) was not observed during the respective period.


More detailed information on the greatest influence on the change in prices for industrial production sold by economic activity is provided in the Table Influence on the monthly change in prices for industrial production sold (XLSX). A press release on the May 2020 PPI is due on 9 June 2020.


For more information, please see the Database of Indicators. Statistical information is produced and disseminated pursuant to the European Statistics Code of Practice.






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