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

Reference Number: 

2020-320

Release Date: 

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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

September 2020

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

September 2020 August 2020 September 2019 Year-to-Date
1.3 1.3 0.9 1.1

                                               Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
                                         

 

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

GWPI

                                                                                                              
    


CMRPI in NCR retains previous month’s annual rate

The annual rate of CMRPI in NCR remained at 1.3 percent in September 2020. CMRPI in September 2019 posted an annual rate of 0.9 percent. (Table A and Table 2)

Higher annual increases were observed during the month in the indices of carpentry materials at 1.3 percent; plumbling materials, 0.9 percent and miscellaneous construction materials, 1.5 percent.

On the other hand, slowdowns in the annual mark-ups were recorded in the indices of electrical materials at 0.8 percent and masonry materials, 1.1 percent.

The indices of painting materials and related compounds, and tinsmithry materials both moved at their previous month’s annual rate of at 1.7 percent. (Table 2)

 

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