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Construction Price Index - 4th Quarter 2018

1.       The Construction Price Index which stood at 119.0 in the third quarter of 2018, registered a contraction of 0.1 point (0.1%) to reach 118.9 in the fourth quarter of 2018.
2.       During the fourth quarter of 2018, decreases were noted only in the “Materials” sub-index (0.1 point).
3.       The decrease registered in the “Materials” sub-index was mainly due to:
(i)    decreases in the prices of steel bars in October (0.3%) and
(ii)   decreases in the prices of sanitary installation in October (0.2%).
January 2019