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

Reference Number: 2020-261
Release Date: 07 September 2020

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

June 2020

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

June 2020 May 2020 June 2019 Year-to-Date
1.2 1.0 1.4 1.0

                                             Source: Retail Price Survey for the Generation of CMRPI, Philippine Statistics Authority
                                         

 

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

GWPI

                                                             
    


Annual rate of CMRPI in NCR picks up further in June 2020

The CMRPI in NCR continued its upward trend as its annual rate of increase was higher at 1.2 percent in June 2020. Its annual rate in May 2020 was recorded at 1.0 percent and in June 2019, 1.4 percent. (Table A and Table 2)

Of the eight major commodity groups, only tinsmithry materials retained its previous month’s annual rate of 1.4 percent. The rest of the commodity groups, as listed below, registered higher annual increments during the month:

          a. Carpentry materials, 1.1 percent;
          b. Electrical materials, 0.8 percent;
          c. Masonry material, 1.3 percent;
          d. Painting materials and related compounds, 1.8 percent;
          e. Plumbing materials, 0.5 percent; and
          f.  Miscellaneous construction materials, 0.9 percent. (Table 2)

 

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