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Byline: The Nation.
Producers deny home prices being pushed up
Prices still below those|in first quarter
Although prices for construction raw materials are expected to rise significantly in the fourth quarter and early next year, the increase will not effect residential prices, because it will not force materials prices above those in this year's first quarter, producers and building experts say.
SCG Distribution president Kajohndet Sangsuban said cement prices had already risen from between Bt1,400 and Bt1,500 a tonne in the second quarter to between Bt1,500 and Bt1,600 a tonne in the third, an increase of 6-7 per cent.
The increase …