The producer price index in agriculture in the third quarter of 2016 decreased by 5.7% in comparison with the same quarter of 2015. The crop output index decreased by 6.0%, as well the animal output index - by 3.5%. In comparison with previous year the prices of agricultural output went down by 7.8%. The same decrease was observed in both, crop output price index and animal output price index.
The index of prices of goods and services currently consumed in agriculture in the third quarter of 2016 was 4.3% below the level in the same quarter of previous year and by 3.0% compared to 2015.