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Benign raw material prices save the day for paint makers

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Demand for decorative paints is tepid (and for automotive paints’ scenario is still worse) but paint manufacturers are relaxed and are in no hurry to increase the price ...
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2018-19 was a bad year for laminates

Industry Trends - Snapshot
Just concluded financial year was a sort of nightmarish for the laminate manufacturers in the country as the industry was battling against multiple challenges. Considering the challenges that ...
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MDF manufacturers feel price is bottoming out

Industry Trends - Snapshot
MDF, (Medium Density Fibreboard) once the ultimate segment to be in for the plywood manufacturers, is passing through a rough patch as the prices had fallen drastically during ...
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Indian paint industry on a steady growth path

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Current size of Indian paint industry is around Rs 56,000 crore of which decorative paints account for around 75% of the overall paint market in India and the ...
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At last paint industry got what it wanted

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There was a positive surprise for home improvement sector in last week’s GST Council meeting when it revised downwards GST for Paints, Wall Putty and varnishes from 28% ...
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KVIC launches e-marketing system

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The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched its, in-house developed, single-umbrella e-marketing system named Khadi Institution Management and Information System (KIMIS) in New Delhi. The system ...
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Paint makers may pass on rising cost

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Rising crude prices are a matter of grave concern for paint manufacturers along with others who are dependent on petroleum based products as raw materials. In recent times, ...
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GST to impact realty in long run: Report

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According to a report by JLL and PwC, Impact of GST on residential markets, GST has simplified the tax treatment for the realty sector and has resolved some ...
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Myanmar allowing timber imports may be bad news for India

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Myanmar may soon allow timber imports into the country to save its forests and allow the local wood based industry to survive. This also indicates that Myanmar may ...
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