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August Electrical Product Prices Nudge Up

The Electrical Price Index for August showed an increase of 0.2% overall for the month and a gain of 0.6% over August 2016. Ballast prices led monthly gainers with a 2.5% increase, followed by Conduit Fittings (+1.2%) and Nonmetallic Conduit (+1.0%), the only categories to change by 1% or more. Fourteen categories are up or down more than 1% from last year and seven of those by more than 2%.

Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics&rsq

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