Cement retail prices up in Zambia

Cement retail prices up in Zambia
17 November 2006

The retail price of cement in most parts of Lusaka has gone up by almost 8,000 kwacha (approx US$2) a bag/50kg due to increasing demand by booming construction in the capital city. 
The price has been increased to 45,000 kwacha (about US$11.54 dollars) per bag from 37,000 kwacha (about 9.49 dollars), according to local media reports on Friday. 
Most cement traders are selling between 40,000 kwacha (US$10) to 45,000 kwacha a bag. In June this year retail price of cement was 32,000 kwacha (about US$8.21).
Whole price a bag has increase to 38,000 kwacha (US$9.74).  
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