ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Concentration in Cement Industry under New Policy Regime

under 'New Policy Regime' Gopinath Pradhan This paper highlights the persistence of non-competitive features of the cement industry in India after the change in government policy in 1982. For this purpose, the changing character of producers' concentration is examined. The empirical evidence indicates that the rate of decline of concentration stowed down after 1982. In contrast to the earlier trend, the post-1982 period has experienced an increasing control of production by a few big producers.

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