Production value at basic price of sugar beet reached 8.52 EUR mil in 2006 in Slovenia, according to Eurostat. This is 16.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, production value at basic price of sugar beet in Slovenia reached an all time high of 21.9 EUR mil in 1999 and an all time low of 6.77 EUR mil in 2001. When compared to Slovenia's main peers, production value at basic price of sugar beet in Austria amounted to 92.8 EUR mil, 63.3 EUR mil in Croatia, 88.1 EUR mil in Hungary and 258 EUR mil in Italy in 2006.
Slovenia has been ranked 22nd within the group of 24 countries we follow in terms of production value at basic price of sugar beet, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.