Construction Material Prices up to September 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%.

Thursday, October 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 6m long cold rolled angle registered a -2% monthly variation during September, and the 22 caliber losacero type sheet decreased by 3%.

In the case of the metal ducton tube of 1" x 10' long, reported a positive monthly variation, which for the month in question was 3% and plasterboard of 4'x8'x1/2" for interior, its variation was 2%.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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