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EPI Increases +0.8% in April

May 16, 2024
With a monthly increase of +3.8%, building wire & cable had a larger jump in April than any other product category

Electrical prices were up in April with the Total Index gaining +0.8% last month to 208.3 points in Electrical Marketing's Electrical Price Index (EPI). That's up +1.3% over April 2023. Increases were mild across most categories, with building wire (+3%) the only product group up more than +1% for the month. Fasteners (-1.3%) and Pole-Line Hardware (-2.2%) had the biggest declines over March.

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