Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Holcim increases cement prices 6%

Manila Bulletin

MANILA, Philippines — Listed cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc. Wednesday said it has adjusted its prices by 6% in Luzon effective last month largely due to high cost of coal.

This would translate to P10 increase in price per 40 kilogram bag of Holcim cement in Luzon, but Holcim said current prices per bag differ from area to area. Hardware stores are selling now at P190 to P200 per bag of cement. The other two big cement manufacturers Lafarge and Cemex, however, have not yet notified of any price adjustment.

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  1. I just want to add up the Eagle Cement Corporation, one of the cement suppliers here in the Philippines of the concrete cement and the like. They sell cement bags at a very low price than the others.