Construction products expenses up 19%

The value of building components in Cyprus proceeds to increase at an alarming rate, with the yearly alter in the rate index growing 19.08% according to the Cyprus Statistical Services (CYSTAT).

In contrast to the 1st quarter of 2021, the index rose 17.68% all through the very first quarter of 2022 with important rate raises in all significant commodities:

  • Minerals +6.19%
  • Mineral solutions +6.74%
  • Wood, insulation materials, chemical substances and plastics +20.21%
  • Metallic merchandise +28.30%
  • Electromechanical items +14.79%

The Cyprus Central Bank has warned that the war in Ukraine and source chain problems are predicted to thrust up prices even even more supplied that most developing supplies are imported. The Bank also warned that better price ranges may possibly end result in decreased need.

The affect of soaring cost may possibly consequence in lots of properties now below construction remaining unfinished as expanding charges.

In a lot of circumstances first loans granted for building projects, which had been dependent on first estimates just before costs skyrocketed, will be inadequate. Folks and businesses could be not able to borrow the more money essential to entire the job.

Development products costs press release

Rate Index of Building Elements (March 2022)