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Construction input prices log biggest drop since April 2020

January 20, 2023

December’s reading represents the smallest yearly increase since January 2021, according to ABC.

“Recent consumer and Producer Price releases indicate that inflation is fading, though it remains well above the Federal Reserve’s 2% target,” said Basu in the report. “Should inflation continue to abate, the Federal Reserve may be able to stop increasing interest rates sooner than anticipated. Interest rate-sensitive segments like real estate and construction would be among the primary beneficiaries.”

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