Construction Cost Index, Q1 2020
The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published the Construction Cost Index (CCI) in the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020).
The total Construction Cost Index in Kosovo (CCI) decreased by (-0.5%) in the first quarter of Q1 2020, compared to Q4 2019. The largest decrease was observed in the categories: wages (-1.2%); materials (-0.6%); and energy (-0.4%).
The decrease in prices was counteracted mainly by the increase in prices according to the categories of: transport (3.6%); other costs (0.8%); and machinery (0.5%).
Compared the Q1 2020 with the same period of the previous year (Q1 2019), the Construction Cost Index decreased by (-0.2%). The decrease was mainly observed in the categories: wages (-1.4%); and materials (-0.8%).
Whereas, there was an increase in the categories of transport (11.1%); machinery (1.8%); other costs (1.1%) and energy (0.8%).