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21 August 2012

Irish CSO: Agricultural Price Indices - June 2012 Irish CSO: Agricultural Price Indices - June 2012

The agricultural output price index increased by 0.9% in June 2012 compared with May 2012
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The agricultural input price index increased by 0.2% over the same period. Thus, the resulting terms of trade index increased by 0.7% in June 2012. See Tables 1a, 2a and graph (see full report for tables).

The seasonally adjusted output price index in June 2012 was 1.5% higher than in May 2012. See Table 3.

On an annual comparison, the agricultural output price index in June 2012 was 3.6% higher than in June 2011. The agricultural input price index was up 2.6% in June 2012 compared with June 2011.

A further comparison of the June 2012 sub-indices with June 2011 shows that:

  • Poultry, cattle, eggs, cereals (incl. seeds), potatoes (incl. seeds) and pig prices increased by 20.6%, 19.4%, 8.8%, 6.2%, 6.2% and 5.7% respectively, while wool, milk and sheep prices decreased by 21.3%, 15.3% and 6.2%. See Tables 1a and 1b.


  • Seeds, energy, fertilisers and feeding stuff prices increased by 7.7%, 6.7%, 2.8% and 1.8% respectively. See Tables 2a and 2b.

Annual EU output and input price index changes (base year 2005 = 100) for selected items are shown at the back of this release.

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