The total purchase and sale value of agricultural products in 2021 amounted to 9 231.5 million kuna. Out of that, the sale from own production of business entities amounted to 5 291.5 million kuna (57.3%), while the purchase from private family farms amounted to 3 939.9 million kuna (42.7%).
Compared to 2020, the purchase and sale value of agricultural products increased by 17.2%, out of which the value of sale from own production of business entities increased by 12.8%, whereas the value of purchase from private family farms increased by 23.5%.
The increase in the total value of purchase and sale at the annual level was affected by crop and animal products, which was caused mostly by increased prices of crop products and by increased quantities of sold and purchased animal products.
The groups of crop products that had the highest shares in the value of sold and purchased products in 2021 were cereals, 47.2%, oilseeds, 23.3%, wine, 10.4%, and fresh vegetables, 5.4%. The value increased in all of the mentioend groups of products. The increase in cereals, oilseeds and fresh vegetables was caused by increased purchase and sale prices, while the increase in the wine group was equally affected by quantities and prices.
The highest shares in the value structure of animal production were accounted for by cows’ milk, 27.2%, cattle, 25.4% and pigs, 23.7%. The increase in the value was recorded in all of the mentioned groups of products. The increase in groups of cows’ milk and pigs was affected by increased purchase and sale quantities, while the increase in the cattle group was equally caused by greater quantities and purchase and sale prices.
1 VALUE OF PURCHASED AND SOLD AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
2 VALUE OF PURCHASED AND SOLD AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, BY GROUPS OF PRODUCTS, 2021
3 AVERAGE PRODUCER PRICES OF SELECTED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, 2021
NOTES ON METHODOLOGY
Source and methods of data collection
The data on the sale and purchase of agricultural products are collected on a quarterly basis through the PO-31a/Q and PO-31b/Q forms.
The reporting units for which quarterly reports on the sale and purchase of agricultural products are submitted (PO-31a/Q and PO-31b/Q forms), are legal entities and parts thereof and tradesmen classified into section A Agriculture, forestry and fishing – division 01 (except for group 01.7 Hunting, trapping and related service activities) as well as other legal entities and tradesmen engaged in the processing and purchasing of agricultural products, classified in other activities according to the NKD 2007.
Regarding its contents, the questionnaire has been harmonised with the Handbook for EU Agricultural Price Statistics, 2008.
Forestry and fishing data are taken over from administrative sources and published at the annual level according to the Calendar of Statistical Data Issues in basic First Releases concerning forestry and fishing statistics.
The coverage for the sale and purchase of agricultural products is selective. It includes legal entities employing 10 or more persons and tradesmen employing 5 or more persons.
The PO-31a/Q form explores the sale of agricultural products from own production of legal entities and parts thereof as well as tradesmen.
The PO-31b/Q form explores the purchase of agricultural products from family farms aimed at further sale or processing.
The purpose of the survey is collecting data on average producer prices of agricultural products. It should be noted that, due to the selective coverage, the obtained data do not represent the total purchase and sale on the territory of the Republic of Croatia.
The questionnaire contains quantities, values and average prices.
The PO-31a/Q and PO-31b/Q forms cover 144 products of crop and animal production.
Average producer prices are those including taxes (excluding VAT), while subsidies are excluded.
Plants predominantly for use in perfumery and pharmacy and similar purposes include chamomile, lavender and other plants for use in perfumery and pharmacy.
Oil seeds include soya beans, rapeseed and sunflower.
Planting material includes fruit seedlings, vine and berry seedlings.
The data on wine and olive oil cover only the products made from grapes and olives from own production.
The price of soya beans also includes soya beans intended for seed production.
The data on horses, donkeys, mules and hinnies refer to horses for slaughter.
Other bred animals, live, refer to rabbits.
Other bred animals’ product refers to natural honey.
The survey whose data are published in this First Release has been conducted with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of the Croatian Bureau of Statistics and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.
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