Electrical Price Index Drops 0.3% in April

Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index (EPI)  continued its trend of little or no change in April. The EPI decreased 0.3% month-to-month to 143.2 and is down 0.4 year-to-year from April 2012. The only product categories showing change of at least one percent were power wire and cable (-1.1%); telephone supplies (-1.8%); and residential lighting (+1.1%).

Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (B

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