Sanjay Ladiwala, The Tandur & Shahabad Stone Co., Cement Dealers
But they are taking such small quantities and directly selling to consumers, the end consumer is not a GST registered person, so he cannot get any input credits.
Eventually, cement price is dependent on demand and supply. Even if there are certain gains or losses, due to fluctuations in demand and supply they have evened out. There was a dip in prices and the consumers have got benefitted, it was about 2-3 per cent at the most. That was neither here nor there. There was no other impact on prices. On costs front, there was an impact, particularly logistics costs have come down. Delivery efficiency has gone up, it is a very big thing, particularly because cement being a bulk commodity – about 300 MT of cement is moving across the country per year.