Consulting Engineering Services Price Index, 2012
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The Consulting Engineering Services Price Index (CESPI) increased 3.2% in 2012 compared with 2011.
Prices rose for 10 of the 11 engineering specializations covered by CESPI, led by pulp and paper (+9.7%), mining, metallurgy and primary metals (+6.3%) and other engineering services (+6.2%).
Prices of engineering services in foreign specialization (+5.6%) also contributed to the overall CESPI price change.
In the infrastructure and buildings engineering specializations, prices of municipal engineering services rose by 3.9%, while prices of transportation engineering services fell by 0.3%. Buildings engineering services saw prices edge up 0.1%.
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