Construction Materials: Prices up to October 2018

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%.

Friday, November 16, 2018

The average accumulated behavior from January to October 2018, with respect to the same period in 2017, showed increases in the Price Indexes (IP) of the 30-foot section of the steel rod of ½" by 13.8%, the unit of the current collector for polarized socket by 4.9%, and the foot of Stranded electric cable N°12 by 4.6%. On the other hand, the IP of the 10-foot section of the PVC plastic pipe decreased by 3.9%, the foot of Carriola N°4 by 3.7%, the one of the yard of Sand by 2.7% and the one hundred of Cement Block N°4 by 2.6%, reported the General Comptroller.

Likewise, the 94-pound bag of gray cement was reduced by 1.3%, the Zinc Foot N°26 galvanized corrugated by 1.2%, and the yard of Stone N°4 by 0.4%. The IP of the foot of the Wood of unbrushed espave, the hundred of Block of clay N°4 and the cubic meter of premixed Concrete did not show variation with respect to the previous year.

In October 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, the IPs that showed increases were: the 30-foot stretch of the "½" steel rod by 9.4%, the stranded cable foot No. 12 by 6.7%, the current collector unit for polarized socket by 4.0%, and the Zinc Foot No. 26 galvanized corrugated by 2.8%.

In a similar condition, the foot of Carriola N°4 increased by 1.0%, the foot of the yard of Sand by 0.5% and the foot of the yard of Stone N°4 by 0.3%. In contrast, the IP decreased from one hundred-weight Cement Block No. 4 by 4.3%, the 10-foot stretch of PVC plastic pipe by 2.4%, the foot of unbrushed spaced wood by 2.0%, the 94-pound bag of gray cement by 1.9%, and the cubic meter of ready-mixed concrete by 0.2%. The IP of the hundredth of Block of clay N°4 was kept the same as the similar month of the previous year.

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