|Notes : ||(1)||The Cost of Materials Indices are compiled for working out the increase/decrease of payment to the main contractors of public sector construction projects to adjust for the change in costs.|
The reference period of the above index is June 1995. The "1995-series" applies to projects tendered before end-2003. For recent projects, the "2003-series" should be used. Compared to the 1995-series, both the coverage and weighting have been updated in the 2003-series.
| ||This is the last time this series of index numbers is published. Another series related to construction costs, known as “Index Numbers of the Costs of Labour and Materials used in Public Sector Construction Projects (April 2003 = 100)”, continue to be compiled and published by this department.|
|Source : ||Price Analysis & Research Section,|
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