The basket of goods for producer price statistics in agriculture and forestry currently includes around 216 products from the animal, crop and forestry sectors. The prices are weighted according to Laender (federal provinces) prices without VAT, which are aggregated to give a federal average price. The price data are collected in close collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, Agrarmarkt Austria and the Austrian Chamber of Agriculture.
In the year 2019 the prices for the animal and vegetable products developed very variously.
The price for pigs of carcass quality
S – P decreased at €1.77/kg
Producer prices for poultry have hardly changed
for the previous year. With the year´s prices for boiler chickens,
oven-ready at €266.50/100kg
Dairy farmers received €36.89 for 100 kg of cow’s milk
The prices for cereals showed a down trend.
In Austrian fruit production the apple
takes the greatest importance. The producer prices (annual average)
for dessert apples (class I) amounted to €48.22/100kg which corresponds
to a minus of 19.5% in relation to the previous year. For dessert pears
(class I) were €102.11/100kg
Producer prices for saw timber (spruce/fir, class
B, media 2b) decreased
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