August Cement factory prices hit slight rise

August Cement factory prices hit slight rise
Published: 16 October 2007

China’s cement factory price was CNY 239.23 per ton in August 2007, CNY 0.24 higher than that last month and CNY 7.94 higher than that in August 2006, according to a report by the National Development and Reform Commission on October 11, 2007. 
 
This August, cement factory prices in Hebei, Shandong, and Hunan were CNY 196.27, CNY 197.07, and CNY 259.04 per ton, CNY 0.54, CNY 1.42, and CNY 5.30 higher than those last month, CNY 0.59, CNY 2.08, and CNY 23.73 higher than those in August 2006, respectively, including Tangshan, Shijiazhuang, Zhangjiakou, Handan, Chengde, and Cangzhou in Hebei; Jinan, Linyi, Laiwu, Weifang, and Yantai in Shandong; Loudi, Zhangjiajie, Zhuzhou, Yongzhou, Changsha, Huaihua, Yiyang, and Hengyang in Hunan.  
 
Over the month, cement factory price in Henan was CNY 245.13 per ton, CNY 1.16 less than that last month, CNY 9.14 less than that in August 2006, including Zhengzhou, Puyang, Xinxiang, Jiaozuo, Pingdingshan, and Luoyang in Henan. And cement price drops happened in Baoding, Xingtai, and Qinhuangdao in Hebei; Zibo, Zaozhuang, Jining, Dezhou, and Tai’an in Shandong.