Construction Materials: Prices up to March 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%.

Monday, April 22, 2019

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.

The figures of the INE specify the plastic flexitube of 1'' corrugated of -1, registered during March a 2% monthly variation, the price of the PVC pipe (or ADS) of 18'' diameter x 20' long decreased in 2% and the cost of the tubular Brick of 6.5 x 11 x 23 cm also decreased, in this case in 2.4%.

In the case of prefabricated walls, 5 cm thick, concrete of 315 kg/cm2, smooth on both sides, reported a monthly variation of 2.16% and the prices of acrylic waterproofing paint its variation was 1%.

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