6% YoY), Coke and Petroleum Products (-14.1% YoY), Food, Beverages and Tobacco
(- 9.1% YoY) and Iron and Steel Products (-8.8% YoY).
Notably, the 15.6 percent expenditure in food, beverages and tobacco
marked the lowest since 42.27 percent in 1976.
Non-specialised store sales of food, beverages and tobacco
, meanwhile, rose by 7.9% in July and 5.5% in June.
In 2005, the lowest quintile of households according to disposable income (the 20% of households with the lowest equivalised disposable income) in the EU27 spent 25% of their expenditure on food, beverages and tobacco
, and 37% on housing, while the highest quintile (the 20% of households with the highest equivalised disposable income) spent 15% and 31%, respectively.
''Food, beverages and tobacco, and services contributed mainly to the increase in the year-on-year inflation rate,'' the National Statistics Office said in a report.
The inflation rate for food, beverages and tobacco rose to 2.2% compared with 1.8% percent in June.
The prices for food, beverages and tobacco
products increased by two percent, non-food items - by 1.2 percent, while the cost of the paid services to the population increased by 3.7 percent.
In the same month, compared to June 2012, while the export unit value index for crude materials (except fuels), fuels and manufactured goods (except food, beverages and tobacco
) increased by 2.5%, 0.7% and 3.5%, respectively, the export unit value index for food, beverages and tobacco
decreased by 0.2%.From 2012 2nd Quarter to 2013 2nd Quarter the overall export unit value index increased by 0.7%.The overall import unit value index decreased by 1.4%As compared to the corresponding month of the preceding year, the overall import unit value index decreased by 1.4%.
In all other activities, decrease of turnovers were increased and they varied from 0,2% in retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco
to 2,6% in retail sale of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods.
The NSO said prices of food, beverages and tobacco
fell to 7.8 % in April from 9.2% in March, while prices of housing and repairs, miscellaneous items and clothing also slightly dropped.
The fall of volume turnover in retail trade except automotive fuel is a result of the decrease of volume turnover in retail trade of non-food products except automotive fuel (by 1.8%) and in retail trade with food, beverages and tobacco
(by 0.9%).In March 2013 compared to the previous month, Slovenia's volume turnover in wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles increased by 0.7%.