Building Materials Prices Increase in January Reversing Four-Month Trend

By February 16, 2023Housing
After four consecutive declines, the producer price index (PPI) for inputs to residential construction less energy (i.e. building materials) rose 0.9% in January 2023 (not seasonally adjusted) according to the latest PPI report. Price growth of goods inputs to residential construction, including energy, gained 1.4% over the month. Prices have increased 5.1% over the past 12 months. Ready-Mix Concrete The trend… Read More ›