Sustainable Development Gals
Value of revenue from environmental taxes was increased by 2.9 times in 2018, compared with 2008. Average annual increase of revenue from environmental taxes in the period 2008-2018 amounted to 11.2%.
In 2018, revenue from environmental taxes amounted to RSD 211 825.5 mill, presenting the increase of 8.1% relative to 2017. The greatest share in revenue structure related to energy taxes and taxes on transport, 86.1%, i.e. 7.0%, while taxes on pollution and resources participated with 5.5% and 1.4%, respectively.
SО2 emission in 2018 amounted to 345.5 thousand tons (Gg), presenting the decrease of 5.9% relative to the previous year. Total emissions of SО2 in the section of Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply has the share of 89.6% with slight decrease relative to the 2017. The share of SО2 emission in the section of Manufacturing was 5.7%, in other sections of economic activities, it was 1.9% and in Households 2.8%.
In July 2020, 2 005 building permits were issued, presenting the decrease of 8.9% related to July 2019. Out of the total number of permits issued in July 2020, 81.3% related to buildings and 18.7% to civil engineering.
Average prices of new construction dwellings in the Republic of Serbia in the first half of 2020 amounted to RSD 166 764. Dwellings’ prices in the observed period ranged from RSD 47 514 per m2 in Tutin up to RSD 395 633 in Belgrade municipality Savski venac.
Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in August 2020 in relation to July 2020 decreased by 0.1% on average (index 99.9).
Producer prices of agricultural and fishing products in July 2020, compared to the same month of 2019, were increased by 10.3% average.
According to the preliminary data, operating income in non-financial business economy in the Republic of Serbia in the second quarter of 2020 decreased by 4.9% relative to the same period of the previous year, while compared to the first quarter of 2020, the decrease of 5% was noted. In the Information and Communication Sector operating income were increased by 5.1% relative to the same period of the previous year, while compared to the first quarter of 2020, the increase of 5.7 % was noted.
Retail and wholesale trade turnover and motor vehicles repair (CA division 45) in the Republic of Serbia in the second quarter of 2020, compared to the same quarter 2019, decreased by 22.4% at current prices.