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Building materials sales season cement enterprises "forced" to raise prices


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Oct 08,2013

The reporter learned that East China was the most obvious, with an increase of 10-30 yuan/ton. Among them, Shanghai, southern Jiangsu, southern Shandong and other regions increased by about 30 yuan/ton, and Jiangxi, Anhui and other regions increased by 10-15 yuan/ton. In addition, cement prices in Guangdong have risen four times in a row since the end of May, with a cumulative increase of 30.5 per cent, making it the largest increase in the country. The reporter called Conch Cement, China Resources Cement and other leading companies. According to company insiders, the price was indeed raised in September, but the range was not large, about 20-30 yuan/ton. Cement industry analysts told reporters that since the second half of this year, cement

The reporter learned that East China was the most obvious, with an increase of 10-30 yuan/ton. Among them, Shanghai, southern Jiangsu, southern Shandong and other regions increased by about 30 yuan/ton, and Jiangxi, Anhui and other regions increased by 10-15 yuan/ton. In addition, cement prices in Guangdong have risen four times in a row since the end of May, with a cumulative increase of 30.5 per cent, making it the largest increase in the country.

The reporter called Conch Cement, China Resources Cement and other leading companies. According to company insiders, the price was indeed raised in September, but the range was not large, about 20-30 yuan/ton.

Cement industry analysts told reporters that since the second half of this year, cement prices have been in a state of anxiety. By convention, September is the traditional peak season for cement demand, but downstream demand is not strong, so it is difficult for prices to rise spontaneously. This price increase is the result of the promotion of leading companies in the industry.

For the future trend of cement prices, there are currently large differences in the industry. The above-mentioned analysts believe that the current weather vane cement prices in Shanghai and Hangzhou have reached or exceeded their highs in November last year. This year's New Year's Day is early, and there may be a rush in the fourth quarter. According to the pace of price increases in previous peak seasons, October to November may be possible again. Price increase. However, the above-mentioned cement company insiders believe that the cement price increase is mainly led by the company and has little to do with downstream demand. Whether the price increase can continue depends on the response and execution of the price increase.