Construction Cost Index, Q3, 2019
The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published Construction Cost Index (CCI) in the third quarter of 2019 (Q3 2019).
In total, Construction Cost Index in Kosovo decreased by (-0.4%) in Q3 2019 compared to Q2 2019. The largest decrease was observed in categories: materials (-1.1%), salaries (-0.3%), and other costs (-0.1%).
Price decrease was counteracted mainly by the increase of prices in categories of: transport (9.6%), energy (2.1%), and machinery (0.5%).
Compared to Q3 2019 with the same period of the previous year (Q3 2018), the Construction Cost Index increased by 0.5%. The increase in the index was mainly observed in the categories of: transport (13.0%), salaries (1.7%), other costs (1.4%), and machinery (1.1%).
In this period there was a decrease in: energy (-0.7%) and materials (-0.4%).