UAE building material prices jump in July: SCAD
SCAD report finds cement up by 8.1%, while UPVC pipes fall by 6.6%
Prices for basic building materials jumped sharply in July according to latest figures released by the Statistics Centre in Abu Dhabi.
The price for aggregates and sand climbed 17.7%, while the average price for cement rose by 8.8% - boosted by a price increase of 15.8% by Al Etihad White Cement.
The building materials report also found that prices of UPVC pipes and paints declined by 6.6% and 5.8% respectively from their June 2011 figures.