Construction Material Prices up to August 2019

During the first eight months of the year, in Guatemala the price of 3/8" diameter iron rod, corrugated and legitimate, varied by -9%, and the price of structural galvanized steel sheet, stamped, caliber 26, decreased by 4%.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Index of Prices of Construction Materials -IPMC-, elaborated 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 that are used in the construction activity, using as base month December 2018=100.

INE figures show that the 2.35x6m electro welded mesh, type 6x6, registered during August a monthly variation of 2%, and the lubricating grease, increased by 7%.

In the case of the industrial square tube of 6m long sheet of 20 of 1", reported a positive monthly variation, in the month in question was 5% and the price of the sheet for curved roof of alu-zínc, caliber 26, its variation was -6%.

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Construction Material Prices up to September 2019

October 2019

In the first nine months of the year in Guatemala, the price of 3/8" diameter iron rod, corrugated and legitimate, fell 8%, and the price of structural galvanized steel sheet, stamped, 26 gauge, fell 5%.

The Index of Prices of Construction Materials -IPMC-, elaborated 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 that are used in the construction activity, using as base month December 2018=100.

Construction Materials: Prices up to June 2019

July 2019

During the first semester of the year, the price of the quintal of tie wire of steel caliber 16 grew 12%, and the price of the structural galvanized steel sheet, stamped, caliber 26, dropped 4% in Guatemala.

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

Building Materials: Prices up to May 2019

June 2019

In Guatemala, during the first five months of the year, the price of 6 meter long square industrial tube increase 5%, and in the case of tubular brick, it dropped 4%.

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

Panama: Prices of Building Materials

September 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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