Led by a 4.4% decline in building wire (down 8.5% YTY), EM’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) dropped 0.9% last month and was down 0.4% compared to Sept. 2011. The only product categories with increases of one percent or more were pole-line hardware and boxes, both at +1% for the month. Prices in all other product categories were stable, with little positive or negative change.
Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) producer price
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