Construction Materials Retail Price Index in the National Capital Region (2012=100) : November 2019

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2020-023

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Friday, January 17, 2020

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS RETAIL PRICE INDEX (CMRPI)
IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
(2012=100)

NOVEMBER 2019

Table A. Year-on-Year Changes of CMRPI, in Percent
(2012=100)

November 2019 October 2019 November 2018 Year-to-Date
0.5 0.7 2.6 1.5

                                         
                                         

Figure 1. Annual Growth Rate of CMRPI for All Items, in Percent
November 2018 - November 2019
(2012=100)

GWPI

    

Annual change of CMRPI in NCR moves up at a slower pace in November 2019

A lower annual increment of 0.5 percent was posted in the CMRPI in the National Capital Region (NCR) in November 2019. Higher annual rates were recorded in October 2019 at 0.7 percent and in November 2018, 2.6 percent. (Table A and Table 2)

A 0.1 percent annual drop was still registered in the index of plumbing materials. In addition, lower annual gains during the month were recorded in the indices of the following commodity groups:

  • Carpentry materials, 1.0 percent;
  • Masonry materials, 0.7 percent;
  • Tinsmithry materials, 0.5 percent; and
  • Miscellaneous construction materials, 0.2 percent.

Higher annual mark-ups were, however, noted in the indices of electrical materials and painting materials and related compounds at 0.7 percent and 0.9 percent, respectively. (Table 2)

 

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