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Strengthening of the wholesale prices in 2016-17 also indicates a slow recovery in pricing power of industry | The Times of India

Strengthening of the wholesale prices in 2016-17 also indicates a slow recovery in pricing power of industry | The Times of India

The end of the fiscal year 2016-17 saw the wholesale price index (WPI) slump from a high of 6.6% in February 2017 to 5.7% in March. This is a respite from the persistent hardening of prices in the previous three months. But despite the gain the wholesale price index ended up at a three year […]

Why Water Pricing and Management in Singapore Needs to be More Ambitious | Brink Asia

Why Water Pricing and Management in Singapore Needs to be More Ambitious | Brink Asia

A recent poll in Singapore’s national daily, The Straits Times, showed that 75 percent of Singaporeans have no idea what their monthly water bill is. Yet, when the Singapore government recently announced that the country’s water price would be increased in two stages, they opened the sluice gates to a torrent of mainstream and social media comments […]

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says | Rental Equipment Register

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says | Rental Equipment Register

Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged policy makers to avoid adopting restrictions on international trade that would add […]

RIL, other Coal Bed Methane producers get pricing, marketing freedom | ET EnergyWorld

RIL, other Coal Bed Methane producers get pricing, marketing freedom | ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Reliance Industries and other producers of coal bed methane have been granted pricing and marketing independence as well as permission to sell fuel to affiliates after the formal policy notification. Through the April 13 notification, the oil ministry said a coal bed methane (CBM) producer has to call for open bids for sale […]

Opening up of coal sector may run into pricing hurdle | DNA India

Opening up of coal sector may run into pricing hurdle | DNA India

The government’s ambitious effort to open up coal mining to private and foreign players and end the virtual monopoly of Coal India Ltd (CIL) might come a cropper if some of the restrictive conditions put in the proposed guidelines are not reworked. Private miners – Indian or foreign – would be allowed to sell coal […]

U.S. Steelmakers Press Their Luck With Price Increases | Fox Business

U.S. Steelmakers Press Their Luck With Price Increases | Fox Business

U.S. steelmakers moved fast to raise prices after new tariffs were levied on some foreign competitors last year, but the quick increase has alienated some buyers and threatens to short-circuit a steel-market rebound. Domestic steel companies have raised prices by as much as 50% on popular types of steel in recent months. That has boosted […]

Gas prices jump to 19-month high spring driving season | CNBC

Gas prices jump to 19-month high spring driving season | CNBC

Gasoline prices have rapidly risen to a 19-month high and could jump another 20 cents per gallon during the spring driving season. The average price for unleaded gasoline nationally is $2.38 per gallon, 8 cents per gallon higher than at the end of March, according to AAA. The price is also just above the highest […]

Why daily change in petrol and diesel prices will benefit consumers | Deccan Chronicle

Why daily change in petrol and diesel prices will benefit consumers | Deccan Chronicle

Mumbai: State run Oil Marketing Companies, Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Oil India considering plans to bring in ‘dynamic pricing’ model for petrol and diesel. Under dynamic model of pricing, once in place, prices of petrol and diesel will change everyday on the lines of global oil prices that change on a daily […]

Major oil marketing companies mull daily fuel price change | Business Standard News

Major oil marketing companies mull daily fuel price change | Business Standard News

India’s state-run oil marketing companies, which control over 90 per cent of the retail fuel market in the country, are mulling a plan that would allow daily changes in the price of automotive fuels, Economic Times reported on Friday. State-owned and India’s biggest oil marketing company Indian Oil Corp Ltd and its two smaller peers […]

Saudi Aramco Cuts Oil Pricing for Europe Where Russia Dominates | Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco Cuts Oil Pricing for Europe Where Russia Dominates | Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s pricing in Europe caught Russia’s attention less than two years ago before the two nations started talks to curb crude output. State-run Rosneft PJSC, Russia’s biggest crude supplier, in 2015 said the Saudis were “dumping’’ in Europe to expand market share. There is a risk price wars may resume in Europe, raising the […]