Sustainable Development Gals
In December 2018, 1 468 building permits were issued, whereof 75.6% related to buildings and 24.4% to civil engineering. Total number of issued permits for buildings and for civil engineering in 2018 amounted to 19 484, presenting the increase of 5.5% relative to the previous year.
Input prices in agriculture in IV Quarter 2018 in relation to III Quarter 2018 were decreased by 2.7% on average. Prices in IV Quarter 2018 were decreased by 3.4% in relation to IV Quarter 2017.
According to the data presented in this statistical release, in the Republic of Serbia, as of December 1st 2018 and relative to the previous results, total number of sheep increased by 0.4%, and of goats by 7.3%, while total number of cattle decreased by 2.3%, of pigs by 4.1% and of poultry by 0.7%.
Producer prices of agricultural and fishing products in December 2018 in relation to November 2018 were increased by 1.8% on average. Prices in December 2018 were decreased by 8.6% in relation to December 2017.
According to the data collected in the fourth quarter of 2018, value of construction works done on the territory of the Republic of Serbia increased by 8.7% at current prices, while at constant prices, the increase amounted to 3.0% relative to the fourth quarter of 2017.
Turnover of goods in retail trade in the Republic of Serbia in December 2018 in comparison with December 2017 is higher at current prices by 5.7%, and at constant prices by 3.3%.
In the Republic of Serbia, in December 2018, compared to December 2017, number of tourist arrivals was by 5.8% greater. The number of tourist overnight stays was also by 5.8% greater.
In December 2018, compared to December 2017, number of overnight stays of domestic tourists was by 2.1% greater while number of overnight stays of foreign tourists was by 10.5% greater.
The overall external trade in the Republic of Serbia for the period January - December 2018 amounted to:
- USD 45109.0 million - which was an increase of 15.9% compared to the same period 2017;
- EUR 38189.8 million - which was an increase of 10.9% compared to the same period 2017.