Experts pointed out that the current situation of the market, stone prices is inevitable, many people do not believe that the market is so bad, the house can not sell, capacity is still surplus. The price will rise?!
Is that true? Well, let’s discuss it together.
Argument one: the rise in labor costs
Prices are rising and the actual cost of living is increasing. In particular, young people are less and less selective in the stone industry, which leads to a shortage of people. For example, last year a common stone hand processing master daily in 230-240 yuan / day, and this year has risen to 260-280 yuan / day, some of the good reputation of the teacher even reached 300 yuan / day. At present, according to a month’s calculation of 25 days’ activity, a skilled stone handcraft master can earn at least seven thousand or eight thousand yuan a month, and the income level is much higher than that of ordinary white-collar workers.
Argument two: increase the price of raw materials
The price from basic configuration to outer packing is rising, including freight rate is expected to rise by 33.6%. Industry experts point out that this is not only a large price increase tide, but also the beginning of a real business revolution. Due to the upstream supply chain costs, since the beginning of November 2016, the letter of notification of the large stone producers about prices, inundated with various channels and dealers. Many have no price increases of stone enterprises can only try to ensure that before the end of next spring, the price is not that the stone industry overall price rise is basically a foregone conclusion
Proof three: Freight soaring
Before, the media also reported in a wide range. In the new regulation of freight, the new standard stipulates that the vehicle limit is 4 meters, which means that the 17.5 meter car can’t carry the 40 meter high cabinet. But the container body is now the international standard, 40 foot high cabinets container is 2.9 meters, tractor saddle height of about 1.32 meters, plus traction pin clearance and the skeleton, the total height of about 1.55 meters, in this case, with 40 feet high cabinet vehicle height will reach 4.45 meters, 4 meters far beyond the limit value. So avoid being punished and many teams have stopped 40 – foot containers. The original car can be sent directly, now it is to be divided into a number of small cars, the freight will certainly double.
Argument four: environmental protection and death
The craze for environmental protection has swept across the whole country. The stone industry in Zhumadian, Henan has been suspended for three months, and Hubei, Suizhou, Guangdong Yunfu and Fujian Yongding have been baptized. At the end of last December, China’s first to promote the construction of ecological civilization, the environmental protection law separate tax laws through voting, and in January 1, 2018 the official introduction. This stone let many people sigh, the market is so bad, how should the future survive? Is also part of stone, hold a positive attitude towards environmental remediation work, “stone is at the expense of the environment development, is seriously, also a blue sky in nature”.
Conclusion: the price rise is inevitable
The whole material has gone up, the freight has risen, and the environmental protection is shut down. Will the rise of price be far away?
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