Industry: Cement


The demand-supply balance essentially drives cement pricing, like in any other commodities.
March 26, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Author : Nirmal Bang | Publisher: nirmalbang.com

All-India cement prices are higher by 2% QoQ in QTD January-March 2018, led by price hikes in the central and east regions. Prices in the west are also higher QoQ, with exit prices in the Gujarat markets higher than average prices in 3QFY18.
March 16, 2018, 11:50 a.m.

All-India retail cement prices remained flat at Rs 311/bag MoM (Rs309/bag in January 2018).
Feb. 27, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Author : Nirmal Bang | Publisher: nirmalbang.com

Low base and pick-up in construction activities aided demand environment to remain strong in Jan’18. Though sand issues remained as major headwind for cement demand, improved availability of sands supported sales volume.
Feb. 6, 2018, 2:35 p.m.


Cement Sector: Channel Check
Feb. 1, 2018, 9:36 a.m.
Author : Nirmal Bang | Publisher: nirmalbang.com

Puneet Dalmia thinks current returns don’t merit new investments.
Jan. 28, 2018, midnight

Having seen subdued sales volumes in 1HFY18, cement industry is expected to witness a healthy comeback in terms of sales volume growth in 3QFY18 mainly due to low base effect and benign construction environment.
Jan. 10, 2018, 3:51 p.m.

Cement Sector: Earnings To Be Subdued On Weaker-than-expected Demand Pick-up
Jan. 8, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
Author : Nirmal Bang | Publisher: nirmalbang.com

Cement Sector: Channel Check
Dec. 27, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Author : Nirmal Bang | Publisher: nirmalbang.com

Monsoons impacted the demand in August-September 2017 across various regions.
Oct. 30, 2017, 6:11 p.m.