Design elements fees up 19%

The cost of building materials in Cyprus proceeds to increase at an alarming charge, with the yearly improve in the selling price index growing 19.08% in accordance to the Cyprus Statistical Provider (CYSTAT).

In contrast to the initial quarter of 2021, the index rose 17.68% during the first quarter of 2022 with significant cost raises in all important commodities:

  • Minerals +6.19%
  • Mineral goods +6.74%
  • Wooden, insulation supplies, chemicals and plastics +20.21%
  • Metallic merchandise +28.30%
  • Electromechanical items +14.79%

The Cyprus Central Financial institution has warned that the war in Ukraine and provide chain complications are anticipated to press up expenditures even more specified that most setting up elements are imported. The Financial institution also warned that increased selling prices may perhaps result in lowered demand from customers.

The effect of climbing price might result in numerous buildings at the moment beneath building remaining unfinished as expanding fees.

In numerous situations preliminary loans granted for development initiatives, which had been based mostly on original estimates prior to expenses skyrocketed, will be inadequate. Folks and corporations could be not able to borrow the more cash needed to full the undertaking.

Design materials prices press launch

Cost Index of Building Supplies (March 2022)