Decline in Price of Construction Inputs May be Nearing an End
PPI for some inputs to construction rose recently. Diesel reached an 11-month high. Copper and brass mill shapes steel mill products aluminum mill shapes plastic construction products and insulation material prices are all up. However gypsum asphalt paving mixtures and blocks lumber and plywood and concrete product prices were down or flat. Read AGC Economist Ken Simonson’s Data Digest for more info.