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Building materials costs up 3.6% in Dec.

Δημοσίευση 22 Ιανουαρίου 2011, 12:30 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Building materials costs up 3.6% in Dec.
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Costs for building materials rose 3.6 pct in December, for an average increase of 3.0 pct last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority announced on Friday. The index was up 1.0 pct in December 2009.

Costs for building materials rose 3.6 pct in December, for an average increase of 3.0 pct last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority announced on Friday. The index was up 1.0 pct in December 2009.

The statistics service, in a report, attributed this development to a 41.8 pct increase in diesel oil, a 24.1 pct in steel pipes, a 12.8 pct in plastic pipes and a 3.3 pct in the price of bricks.

The index was up 0.4 pct in December from November, after an increase of 0.3 pct in December 2009.

The 12-month average index was up 3.0 pct last year after a decline of 0.7 pct recorded in the previous 12-month period.