Construction Prices - March 2019

In the third month of the year, the price of the polarized socket in Panama grew 15% over March 2018, and the foot of stranded electric cable increased 6%.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The average accumulated behavior from January to March 2019, compared to the same period in 2018, showed increases in the Price Indexes (IP) of the socket unit for polarized box in 13.3%, the foot of the Carriola N°4 in 8.1% and the foot of Zinc N°26 corrugated galvanized in 4.6%, informed the General Comptroller of the Republic.

The report explains that "... In March 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, the IP that showed increases were: the unit of the current collector for polarized box in 14.7%, the foot of the Carriola N°4 in 7.4% and the foot of Zinc N° 26 galvanized corrugated in 4.6%. Likewise, the yard of Sand increased by 3.9% and the yard of Stone No. 4 by 3.0%.

In contrast, the IP of the foot of Stranded Electric Cable N°12 decreased by 6.3%, that of the 10-foot stretch of PVC plastic pipe by 2.3%, that of the hundredth section of Cement Block N°4 and that of the 94-pound bag of gray cement, both by 1.6%; the 30-foot stretch of ½" Steel Rod decreased by 1.5% and that of the cubic meter of Ready-mixed Concrete by 0.2%. The IP of the foot of the Espavé Wood without brushing, and the one of the hundred of Block of
 clay N°4 maintained the same level of prices that the similar month of the previous year."

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From January to October 2018 in Panama, the price of the 30-foot stretch of steel rod increased 14%, and the unit of the polarized socket increased 5%.

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