Cement price rise

Govt inaction blamed for cement price rise

The retailers who spoke to STV complained that with the repeated price rises they are losing clients. Over the period, the Thai cement market shipped close to ten percent of total gray cement exports. Local demand has also surged with the advent of summer, the peak construction season.

This reflects a 1.

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Donating millions in relief aid or programs may not be ideal if such millions have been made directly or indirectly from the disadvantage or suffering of the average African in the first place. In Septembermedian slag prices dipped by a double-digit margin when compared to Septemberwhen prices stood at USD When asked if the government was putting up pressure on the manufacturers to sell cement at Rs as desired by the dealers, he replied in negative.

As we move into the first quarter ofwe witness an increase in building materials price, which could push up the prices of apartments, villas and office space, if not contained in the next few months.

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Coosal said in January, there was a price increase of between eight and 12 per cent. Going forward, the projects needed to support the Expo in Dubai and World Cup Football in to be held in Qatar, will keep the pace of demand up.

Prices of steel — a major cost component in the building industry — has jumped 20 per cent in the fourth quarter ofup from the first quarter ofaccording to market indices, while prices of plywood increased by five per cent and sanitary ware increased by per cent — that will have a knock-on effect on the prices of property.

Analysts with whom DNA Money spoke to, say that an increase of Rs is warranted on account of budget measures and anything beyond that is demand push. Overseas reports fortify the fact that Pakistani cement exporters were creating more wealth for themselves and hopefully for the country.

According to a report in the Gulf News on Wednesday, a majority of companies said the price of cement was now above Dh a ton compared to DhDh at the start of the year, showing per cent increase. But as of now for next months prices will be stable with the new hike.

Over the same period, global slag export volumes increased year on year, with Japan standing as the world's main exporter of the commodity.

India, after importing sizeable quantities in the last four months, has hinted for more import of cement from Pakistan. Cement makers are hoping that the ensuing Union Budget gives a special thrust on low-cost housing, which again could push up demand.


Company officials also said importation of cement had been stopped and that prices were expected to go down by June. Such promising price developments were underpinned by an expanding global economy.

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At a global level, in 3Qclinker trade volumes edged down on a quarterly basis, with global prices estimated to have reached Improving domestic and external demand in Thailand also led to a quarterly price increase, with domestic prices rising to over USD 50 per ton.

In the US, cement average selling prices edged up quarter on quarter, driven mostly by the growth of the residential sector across regions, but in. Highway Construction Cost / Inflation Issues.

Construction Economics and Price Information. The Construction Economics website of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) provides a number of reports that address historical, present, and future cost. Rise in input costs, especially that of coal has hit the cement manufacturers' margins.

While coal prices have gone up by around 35 per cent on a year-on-year basis to $ a tonne now, prices of gypsum and fly ash are also up by around 20 per cent.

Freight costs too have increased by around 12 per cent. The price of cement in Hetauda, Bhairahawa and Biratnagar has risen by up to NPR (US$)/bag, according to The Kathmandu Post. Cement producers claim this to be the result of the higher cost of raw materials such as clinker, gypsum and fly ash.

Prices have been increased by up to Rs60 per bag, including a rise of Rs10 in the past couple of days, according to market players. Lahore recorded the largest increase of Rs50 to Rs60 that took the price of a cement bag to Rs In Kolkata and the eastern market, the cement price was raised by Rs 5 a bag before the budget day and with the post-budget hike of Rs 8, the total rise is Rs 13 a bag.

The new retail price is Rs per 50 kg bag and Rs 5 lesser for wholesale buyers.

Cement price rise
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