The producer price index in agriculture in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 3.6% in comparison with the same quarter of 2016. The crop output index increased by 2.3%, as well as the animal output index - by 10.9%. In comparison with previous year the prices of agricultural output went down by 1.9%. The crop output decreased by 1.9%, while in animal output an increase was observed by 6.8%.
The index of prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture in the third quarter of 2017 remained almost unchanged - 0.1% above the level in the same quarter of previous year and 0.1% lower compared to 2016.