Prices in the Ukrainian industry in March 2021 increased by 1.6%, while in February – by 7.8%, in January – by 5.2%, the State Statistics Service reported on Monday.
At the end of March 2021, prices in industry increased 26.3% year-over-year, at the end of February – 26.6%, at the end of January 2021 – 17.6%.
In the first quarter of 2021 (compared to the same period in 2020), the growth in prices of industrial producers amounted to 23.5%.
The State Statistics Service said that within Ukraine, prices of industrial producers in March compared with February 2021 increased 0.6%, for deliveries outside the country – 4.7%.
In the mining industry and quarrying in March of this year, compared with the previous month, the price of production grew by 2.3%, the rise in prices in the extraction of metal ores was 5.8%, coal – 1.8%, while in extraction of crude oil and natural gas the products fell by 2% in price.
Prices increased in the production of coke and refined petroleum products by 14.2%, chemicals and chemical products – by 9.9%, in metallurgy – by 4.6%, in the production of intermediate consumption goods – by 4.2%, non-durable goods – by 3.7%, in the processing industry – by 3.8%.
A decrease in prices was recorded in the supply of electricity, gas, steam – by 5.5%, energy production – by 2.9%.