Construction Material Prices up to July 2019

In the first seven months of the year in Guatemala the price of the quintal of 16-gauge steel tie wire increased 14%, and that of the structural galvanized steel sheet, stamped, 26 gauge, decreased 5%.

Friday, August 23, 2019

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.

INE figures show that the anodized aluminum profile 1 1/2" x 1/16" (top track), registered during July a monthly variation of 3%, and acrylic impermiabilizing paint, increased by 2%.

In the case of the industrial square tube of 6 m long sheet of 20 of 1", reported again a negative monthly variation, in the month in question was 2% and the prices of bituminous material AC-20, virgin asphalt, its variation was -3%.

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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.

Construction Material Prices up to September 2019

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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.

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.

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