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Construction Price Index - 4th Quarter 2016


1.  The Construction Price Index, which stood at 114.1 as at September 2016, remained at the same level during the 4th quarter of 2016.


2.  On a monthly basis, the index remained almost at the same level in October 2016, although changes were observed in the prices of paint (1.3%), timber joinery (1.0%), adhesive (1.0%) timber carpentry (0.3%) and sanitary installation (0.3%); partly offset by decreases in the prices of steel bars (-0.4%) and electrical installation (-0.3%).
3.  In November and December 2016 the index remained at 114.1.
4.  The “Materials” sub index registered a slight increase of 0.1% in October 2016 and remained at the same level up to December 2016.
5.  During the 4th quarter of 2016, no change was registered in the “Labour”, ‘Hire of plant” and “Transport” sub-indices.


January 2017