Construction Materials Retail Price Index in the National Capital Region (2012=100) : July 2020

Reference Number: 

2020-232

Release Date: 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Construction Materials Retail Price Index (CMRPI)
In the National Capital Region (NCR)
(2012=100)

July 2020

Table A. Year-on-Year Growth Rates of the CMRPI in NCR, All Items
In Percent
(2012=100)

July 2020 June 2020 July 2019 Year-to-Date
1.1 1.2 1.2 1.0

                                             Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
                                         

 

Figure 1. Growth Rates of the CMRPI in NCR, All Items
July 2019 - July 2020
(2012=100)
 

GWPI

                                                              Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
    


Annual increment of CMRPI in NCR decelerates in July 2020

The CMRPI in NCR posted an annual growth of 1.1 percent in July 2020. This was slower than the 1.2 percent annual increment posted in June 2020 and July 2019. (Table A and Table 2)

The annual growth rates decelerated in the indices of the following commodity groups:

  • Carpentry materials, 0.8 percent;
  • Painting materials and related compounds, 1.5 percent; and
  • Tinsmithry materials, 1.2 percent.

Meanwhile, the indices of electrical materials and miscellaneous construction materials exhibited higher annual mark-ups at 1.0 percent and 1.1 percent, respectively. The rest of the commodity groups retained their previous month’s annual growth rates. (Table 2)

 

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