Wire and Cable Leads Declines in March EPI

Declines in building wire (-5.2%) and power cable (-1.8%) from February were the most notable changes in EM’s Electrical Price Index for March. These two categories also showed the biggest price declines from March 2011, with building wire down 7.7% and power cable down 4.2%. Pole-line hardware, boxes and appliances (all up 1%) and air conditioners (+2.6%) were the biggest gainers.

Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) produc

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