Cement players with focus on North and Central India remain better placed

Cement prices have shown some improvement of late. After a sequential decline in all-India cement prices during first three quarters of FY20, the ongoing quarter is showing a positive trend. The price hikes seen in most regions have sustained, except for South India which still remains the weak link.    Elara Capital's channel checks suggest that average all-India cement prices are up by 2.4 per cent in the current quarter till now (January-February) over the December quarter. Most regions show cement prices per 50 kg bag to have improved by 0.7-5.0 per cent, while average pric.....

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