India: cement prices down by INR3 per bag

India: cement prices down by INR3 per bag
Published: 19 February 2009

The average price of cement in the country has decreased to INR234 a bag in January from INR237 a bag in April last year, Parliament was informed.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Mr Ashwani Kumar said on an average cement prices have fallen by INR3 per 50kg bag between April 2008 and January 2009.

He also said during the period, production of cement has increased by 7.38 per cent compared to the same period in the previous financial year.