Construction expenses falls 0.8% in August due to drop in nonresidential

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  1. [SIZE=14pt]Jakarta Indonesia construction spending saw its decline of the year in September, dropping 0.8 percent. [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Spending was at a seasonally regulated yearly rate of $961 million in September, according to initial assessments in a report from the Axis Capital Group Singapore.[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Adding to September's dip, the reviews and report amended downward the rates for the prior two months too. August's rate was initially reported as a 1.8-percent gain to $981 million however has been revised to a 1.2-percent increase to $969 million. [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Total construction spending is now up 5 percent year-over-year. [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Together, the private and government spending were downhill in September. Private spending decreased 0.8 percent to $686 million with a 1.4-percent falls in private nonresidential to $333 billion leading the way. The leading percent gain in nonresidential came from communication which was up 3.6 percent to $15.7 million. Manufacturing was subsequent with a 1.5-percent gain to $56 million, next is education's 1.4-percent gain to $16.3 million. [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Homebuilding met a 0.1-percent drop to $351.6 million but remain is 9.2 percent above where it stood one year ago. Single-family home construction spending rocketed 0.7 percent to $189 million. Apartment construction climbed 1.4 percent to $44 million. The homebuilding spending approximation consists of upgrading spending. [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Government spending dropped 0.9 percent to $276 million. Nonresidential spending decreased 1 percent to $270 million. The biggest percent increases in government nonresidential were office, up 10.7 percent to $8.7 million; commercial, up 8.3 percent to $1.8 million and amusement and recreation, up 4.4 percent to $9.9 million. Generally residential construction spending was low 0.1 percent in September at $357 million. That number is up 3.3 percent from the preceding year. [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=14pt]Overall nonresidential spending was behind 1.2 percent to $604 billion, up 6 percent year-over-year. Many complaints were reported due to the fall.[/SIZE]


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