Building Materials Prices up to November 2019

In Guatemala, between January and November of last year, the price of 3/8" diameter, corrugated, legitimate iron rod fell 9%, and that of structural galvanized steel sheet, die-cut, 26 gauge, fell 5%.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Price Index of Construction Materials -IPMC-, prepared by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), measures the price variations of the eighty-nine (89) materials and services that make up the representative basket of inputs used in the construction activity, using December 2018=100 as the base month.

INE figures indicate that the white porcelain toilet, recorded during November last year a monthly variation of -2%, and the cold-rolled angle, also decreased by 1.4%.

In the case of the single-phase board of 8 circuits and 3 lines without flip-on, reported a monthly variation, which for the month in question was 1% and the metal ducton tube 1''x10'' long, its variation was 2%.

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Building Material Prices at the End of 2019

January 2020

In Guatemala, between January and December of last year the price of 16 gauge steel wire rose 16%, and that of structural galvanized steel sheet, die-cut, 26 gauge, was reduced by 5%.

The Price Index of Construction Materials -IPMC-, prepared by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), measures the variations of the prices of the eighty-nine (89) materials and services that integrate the representative basket of inputs used in the construction activity, using as base month December 2018=100.

Construction Prices up to November 2019

December 2019

In Costa Rica, the price indexes of buildings and social interest housing registered in the tenth month of the year -0.58% and -0.63%, respectively.

From the National Institute of Statistics and Census statement:

The price indexes of construction base February 2012 are a set of twenty statistical indicators, which measure the variation in the prices of materials used in the construction of different types of works.

Construction Materials: Prices up to March 2019

April 2019

During the first quarter of the year, the price of 16-gauge steel wire increased 10% with respect to the previous year, and in the case of tubular brick, it decreased 3%.

The Price Index of Construction Materials -IPMC-, compiled by the National Statistics Institute (INE), measures the variations of the prices of the eighty-nine (89) materials and services that make up the representative basket of inputs used in construction activity, using December 2018 = 100.0 as the base month.

Panama: Prices of Building Materials

August 2013

Price Indexes of Major Retail Construction Materials in the districts of Panama and San Miguelito, up to July 2013.

A statement from the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama reads:

The Price Index of Major Retail Building Materials (IPMC), available in the districts of Panama and San Miguelito, compiled up to July 2013, showed the following behaviors:

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