A review of U.S. and world conditions relating to the hard-surfaces industry.
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Total Hard-Surface Imports 2021 vs 2020
Through July 2021: $2,927,597,946
Through July 2020: $1,976,136,919
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Future Market Indicators (0-100 scale), Second Quatrer 2021, Remodeling Market Index, NAHB/Royal Building Products (Source: National Association of Home Builders)
Year-to-year rise, U.S. Consumer Price Index without food or energy costs, July 2021. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Brazilan real vs. U.S. dollar
R$5.41:$1 (9/1/2020) to R$5.15:$1 (9/1/2021) (Source: ycharts.com)
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