Plant Cost Indexes Subscription
Tools for Plant Location Decision
Data Type: location-factor

Plant Construction Location Factors

Convert Plant Investment from one Country to Another

Use Intratec’s Location Factors to easily convert construction costs of industrial plants in a given country to the country of your interest!

Developed according to a robust methodology, which involves gathering and processing a wealth of local data from several countries, Intratec’s Location Factors are unprecedented tools for estimating local plant construction costs!

All Intratec Plant Construction Location Factors are available in an online, multifunctional database, including historical series since 2000. This database is tied to a user-friendly tool, which allows users to easily estimate local construction costs of industrial plants.

Plant Construction Location Factors subscriptions start at USD 249 per year - see available subscription plans!

Check below Plant Construction Cost Indexes coverage and all its features.

Convert Costs among Countries

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Convert the investment required to erect a plant in a given country to the country of your interest!

19-Year Historical Series

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Find out plant investment figures using investment data from other countries, from 2000 on!

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Insightful Data Views

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Identify monthly and yearly plants construction costs trends worldwide.

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Cost Estimation Tool

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Access an online tool for converting construction costs of plants between countries!

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Data Delivered Via Email

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Also receive up to date prices via email!

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Download Charts & Data

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Download chart data (PDF, Excel, CSV) and chart images (PNG, JPG)!

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Check Available Location Factor Data

Choose the Right Plant Cost Location Factors Plan For You


$ 249 /year

Plan Features:

Location Factors

Latest Factors, Updated Monthly

Factors since 2000

See Online Charts

See Data Tables as Online PDF

 Share With Co-workers (same country)



$ 499 /year

All Standard Features Plus:

Get Access to the Cost Estimation Tool

Download Data Tables as Non-Printable PDF

Download Chart Image




 Share With Co-workers (worldwide)



$ 699 /year

All Pro Features Plus:

Download Data Tables as Excel File

Download Data Tables as Printable PDF

Get 2 Additional Users (Same Company)

Receive Data in Excel Format via Email



 Share with Co-workers & Third-Parties (worldwide)

 Premium Support

  • Obtain answers to your questions from our experts! Responses via email in 3 business days.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I do a free trial of a paid plan for Plant Construction Cost Indexes?

Kindly note that anyone interested in our Plant Construction Cost Indexes has access to a variety of free samples. For every index and location factor in our database, we offer a 24-month historical series as an example.

We do not offer free trial subscription plans; we believe that those who are interested in Plant Construction Cost Indexes are able to decide whether to subscribe by checking the available free samples.

I am interested in indexes for just one country...Can I subscribe to access just the data I need, for a discounted subscription fee?

Kindly note that we offer no subscription plans for accessing specific indexes from our database; you must choose among the available subscription plans.

How are the plant construction cost indexes presented calculated?

Plant cost indexes are based on prices trends of fundamental components of a chemical plant construction such as labor, material, energy and inflation, from several countries.

Intratec's methodology for calculating Plant Construction Cost Indexes involves combining a series of specific and general price indexes, evaluated by Intratec consultant's as fundamental for the construction of chemical plants, to reasonably reflect their relative importance.

How are the location factors calculated?

Intratec Location Factors are calculated based on high volumes of local data of different locations, relating to productivity, labor costs, steel and energy prices, equipment import needs, freight, taxes and duties on imported and domestic materials and regional business environment, among others.

I need plant cost indexes/location factors for countries not covered in your database - what should I do?

If you need plant cost indexes and/or location factors for other countries, not covered in our database, you may submit the request form available at In this case, our experts may work to provide exactly the data you need. They will provide you with a quotation for this the data you need in no more than 2 business days. Of course, since this would be a customized data set, not available in our online database, the quotation for providing the data you need shall be higher than our regular subscription fees.

Do you offer monthly subscriptions?

Actually not ― kindly note that all subscriptions offered by Intratec are charged on an annual basis.

How many users are allowed under the subscription?

The number of users (logins) allowed is according to the subscription plan of the subscriber. Subscribers of Standard and Pro plans have only one login to access the data. Subscribers of Business plans can have up to three users (logins) to access the data.

It is worth noting that only corporate emails, from the same company and with the same domain, can be used for logins in Business subscriptions; free email accounts (domains such as Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) cannot be used

The data I need are not covered in your database - what should I do?

If you cannot find the data of your interest in any of the Intratec databases, you may submit this request form . Our experts will provide you with a quotation for the data you need in no more than 2 business days. Of course, since this is a customized data analysis, not available in our regular databases, the cost will be higher than our regular subscription fees.

How do I cancel my subscription and what happens if I do?

Our customers are entitled to cancel subscription plans at any time. Once you cancel your subscription, you will continue to have access to your subscription plan data until the end of your current billing period.

To cancel a subscription, you should follow the steps below:

  • Login at with your email and password (top-menu)
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  • You should see a list of all of your subscriptions on our website - just click on the cancel link of the plan you are wanting to cancel.

The Intratec team will proceess your cancellation within 2 business days. Upon cancellation, an email will be sent confirming that the recurring billing is interrupted.

Please note that refunds related to Intratec Indexes & Pricing Data subscriptions are not provided.

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