Price indices for agriculture and forestry Purchase prices of the means of agricultural production in April 2024: -4.6% on April 2023

On the cost side of agriculture, the index of purchase prices of the means of agricultural production (excluding turnover tax) decreased by 0.6% from January to April 2024. Standing at 129.7 (2020 = 100), it was 4.6% below the level of a year earlier, after it had been 7.6% lower year-on-year in January 2024, 8.9% lower year-on-year in October 2023, 5.4% lower year-on-year in July 2023 and 3.0% lower year-on-year in April 2023.