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Construction Price Index - 3rd Quarter 2016


1.       The Construction Price Index which stood at 113.9 as at June 2016, registered a small increase of 0.2 point or 0.1% during the third quarter of 2016 to reach 114.1 in September 2016.
2.       On a monthly basis, the overall index increased by 0.1% in July and remained unchanged in August and September 2016.
3.       The increase registered in July 2016 was due to an increase of 1.3% in the prices of steel bars.
4.       The “Materials” sub index increased by 0.2 point in July 2016 and remained at the same level in August and September 2016.
5.       During the third quarter of 2016, no change was registered in the “Labour”, ‘Hire of plant” and “Transport” sub-indices.


October 2016