Nov 30, 2015 (China Knowledge) - The building material industry in China saw its output decrease 4.6% year on year to 1.95 billion tons in the first ten months of this year, according to the latest statistics released by the National Development and Reform Commission.
From Jan to Oct, China's flat glass output realized 633.29 million weight boxes, reflecting a year-on-year decrease of 8.3%.
In Oct, China's cement and flat glass output went down 3.5% and 9.6% year on year, respectively.
According to the statistics, the average bulk cement price at domestic market decreased RMB 59 per ton from last year to RMB 248 per ton in Oct. While the factory-gate price of flat glass from China's key building materials enterprises went down RMB 4.5 per weight box from the year earlier to 52.7 per weight boxes.