Paint Companies To Report Volume Growth In Q4: ICICI Securities  
Buckets of Asian Paints Ltd. paint at a store in Mumbai, India. (Photographer Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg).

Paint Companies To Report Volume Growth In Q4: ICICI Securities  

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ICICI Securities Report

We are optimistic on paint industry based on -

1. like-for-like volume growth in the near-term is likely to be more than 15% led by revival in metros and tier-I cities and strong momentum in tier II, III cities and villages,

2. projects business (10% of paint sales) has also revived with recovery in the real estate sector,

3. passenger vehicle production growth (up 14%) and two-wheeler production growth (up 13%) remained strong in January-February 2021.

4. smaller paint companies have selectively raised prices in the past two-three months. However, market-leading companies have not yet raised selling prices and

5. there is steep inflation of 10-50% across all major input prices

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ICICI Securities Consumer Update Paints High Frequency Indiactors.pdf

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