Producer prices in Sri Lanka soared 6.3 percent year-on-year in March 2021, slightly less than a 6.4 percent rise in February 2021. Prices slowed for manufacturing (8.9 percent vs 9.7 percent) and fell for electricity, water & supply ( -4.8 percent vs 1.1 percent). On the other hand, prices increased at a faster pace in agriculture (10 percent vs 8.4 percent in February). On a monthly basis, producer prices dropped 0.1 percent, following a 1.1 percent increase 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 June 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.