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PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN UKRAINE 6.5% UP IN 11 MONTHS

Prices for construction and assembly work in Ukraine in January-November 2019 increased by 6.5% compared with January-November 2018, the State Statistics Service has reported.
According to statistics, since the beginning of the year prices have risen in all segments of construction. So, in residential construction the growth was 8.8%, in non-residential some 5.1%, in engineering some 5.7%.
In November 2019 from November 2018, the cost of construction work in residential construction rose by 3.8%, in engineering by 0.3%, while in non-residential construction the decrease was 1.6%.
In addition, the State Statistics Service said that in November compared with October, the cost of construction of residential buildings decreased slightly, by 0.5%, non-residential by 0.6%, while engineering structures increased by 0.4%.
According to its data, in 2018 prices for construction work in Ukraine increased by 23% compared to the previous year, while in 2017 by 13.4%.
The indicators are given without taking into account the annexed territory of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the State Statistics Service notes.

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FUEL STATIONS AFTER MEETING WITH UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT CUTS FUEL PRICES

Fuel filling stations operated by Privat Group on December 24, after a meeting held on at the Office of the President of Ukraine on December 23, reduced the price of all fuel grades by UAH 1 per liter, Director of A-95 Consulting Group (Kyiv) Serhiy Kuyun has reported.
OKKO and WOG networks, in turn, reduced the prices by UAH 0.5/liter, AMIC network by UAH 0.7-0.8/liter.
“After yesterday’s meeting with the president, Privat reduced the price of all grades of fuel by UAH 1. Interestingly, is it for love or for convenience?) UPD OKKO, WOG reduced it by 50 kopecks, AMIC by 70-80 kopecks,” Kuyun wrote on Facebook page.
As reported, on December 23 President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with representatives of companies participating in the fuel market, oil and gas production sectors and fuel filling station networks and discussed the issue of reducing fuel prices at Ukrainian fuel stations and withdrawing the market from “the shadow.”

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PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK IN UKRAINE 7.8% UP

Prices for construction and assembly work in Ukraine in January-September 2019 increased by 7.8% compared with January-September 2018. According to the State Statistics Service, the indicators are given without taking into account the annexed territory of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
According to statistics, since the beginning of the year, prices have risen in all segments of construction. So, in residential construction the growth was 9.8%, in non-residential some 6.6%, and in engineering 7%.
In September 2019 from September 2018, the cost of construction work in residential construction rose by 6.4%, in non-residential by 1.9%, and in engineering by 3.1%.
In addition, the State Statistics Service said that in September compared with August, the cost of construction of residential buildings increased slightly by 0.3%, engineering structures by 3.1%, while non-residential decreased by 0.3%.
According to the report, in 2018 prices for construction work in Ukraine increased by 23% compared to the previous year, while in 2017 by 13.4%.

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WEEKLY CHANGES IN PETROL PRICES IN UKRAINE

The average retail price of A-92 and A-95 petrol slightly fell from September 30 to October 7, by 0.11% and 0.03%, respectively.
The retail price of A-95+ petrol did not change, according to Kyiv-based A-95 Consulting Group.
The average retail prices of diesel fuel fell by 0.14%, while the price of LPG dropped by 0.24%.
Changes in average retail prices of fuel in Ukraine, UAH per liter:

©Source: A-95 Consulting Company

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PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK IN UKRAINE 0.9% DOWN IN AUG

The prices for construction and assembly work in Ukraine in August 2019 decreased by 0.9% compared with July, while the increase in prices in July 2019 compared with June 2019 was 0.4%.
According to the State Statistics Service, these figures are given without taking into account the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol and part of temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
According to the service, the rise in prices for construction and assembly work in August 2019 from August 2018 was 5.3%.
According to the report, in general the growth in prices for construction and assembly work in January-August 2019 compared with January-August 2019 amounted to 8.3%.
The decline in construction prices in August 2019 compared with June 2019 was recorded in all areas of construction.
The prices for construction and assembly work grew by 23% in 2018, and growth in 2017 was 13.4%, 9.2% in 2016 and 27.1% in 2015 compared with the previous year.

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WEEKLY CHANGES IN FUEL PRICES IN UKRAINE

Average retail prices for petrol in Ukraine in the period from April 5 through April 12, 2019 grew by 0.7-1%, while prices of diesel fuel remained unchanged, according to data from the A-95 Consulting Group (Kyiv). Prices of LPG continued growing, by 2.86% over the reporting period.
As reported, the average retail price for LPG in March rose by 20%, to UAH 12.57 per liter.
Changes in average retail fuel prices UAH per liter in Ukraine:

©Source: A-95 Consulting Company

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