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For Slovakia, the Eurostat-method producer price index, detailed by NACE activity. Monthly from 2008.
Measure of changes in prices of a fixed set of selected significant products of constant quality produced by industrial producer units and destined for the domestic market (PPIi), index for non-domestic market (PPIx) and total index. The total index is calculated as weighted arithmetic mean of domestic and non-domestic sub-indices.
The price of domestic goods is agreed price between producer and first customer without VAT and excise duties. The price of non-domestic goods is agreed and invoiced price between the producer and foreign customer (without VAT) in EUR. Foreign currency prices are converted into SKK by actual exchange rate of the National Bank of Slovakia.
In general, methodological basis for the PPI follows the European System of Accounts 1995 (ESA 1995) and Manual of PPI Theory and Practice, 2004 (PPI Manual).
The concepts and definitions of the producer price index in the Slovak republic are based on The Short-term Statistics (STS) Council Regulations (The Council Regulation (EC) No. 1165/98 concerning short-term statistics, No. 1503/2006 concerning the definitions of variables and frequency of data compilation, No. 656/2007 concerning the definition of Main Industrial Groupings (MIGS), No 472/2008 concerning the first base year to be applied for time series in NACE Rev. 2 and, for time series prior to 2009 to be transmitted according to NACE Rev. 2, the level of detail, the form, the fifst reference period, and the reference period).
For the producer price indices are used the following classifications:
Revised classifications of SK NACE Rev. 2, CPA 2008 and PRODSLOV 2009 is applied in PPI published from 2009. Revised classifications represent a significant change compared with PPI time series disseminated until now.
Scope of the data
Prices agreed between domestic producer and customer, excluding value added tax, excise duties and transportation costs and between producer and foreign purchaser without transport costs recalculated by actual exchange rate of National Bank of Slovakia to SKK in EUR. In case of products for domestic market defined by Law the prices are collected separately include excise duties (exclude VAT).
Source data collection programs
Source data statistical techniques
Other statistical procedures
Data on domestic, export and total (domestic plus export) production are final and are not subject to revision.