Construction components charges up 19%

The value of building components in Cyprus proceeds to increase at an alarming rate, with the once-a-year alter in the price index climbing 19.08% in accordance to the Cyprus Statistical Services (CYSTAT).

In comparison to the first quarter of 2021, the index rose 17.68% throughout the initially quarter of 2022 with major cost boosts in all significant commodities:

  • Minerals +6.19%
  • Mineral products +6.74%
  • Wooden, insulation resources, substances and plastics +20.21%
  • Metallic goods +28.30%
  • Electromechanical items +14.79%

The Cyprus Central Financial institution has warned that the war in Ukraine and offer chain difficulties are anticipated to force up charges even even further provided that most creating components are imported. The Financial institution also warned that bigger prices may perhaps final result in lowered need.

The influence of climbing charge might consequence in numerous properties at present underneath construction remaining unfinished as expanding expenses.

In several instances first financial loans granted for development projects, which were being centered on first estimates in advance of charges skyrocketed, will be insufficient. Men and women and firms could be not able to borrow the additional money essential to comprehensive the job.

Development supplies costs push launch

Price Index of Development Resources (March 2022)