Cement price reduction to spur market

Bucking the trend of rising prices, ButraHeidelberg Cement (BHC), the producer of Brunei Cement, has instead taken the initiative to reduce the price of cement in the country.

As the sole local cement manufacturer, BHC consistently supplies high quality cement to cater to the demand of the country, and strives to continue the obligation with the initiative.

“While BHC is also highly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and slowing economy, we still took the move to reduce our cement price by BND5 per metric tonne effective yesterday. We believe we must take this step to spur and support the construction industry, and the nation as a whole,” said BHC Commercial Manager Clement Lai. As part of an initiative by BHC and a government agency, both sides have worked closely to lower the cost of construction materials during these difficult time. The price reduction will help the construction market as it will directly benefit local contractors and consumers alike.

Available at retailers across the four districts, this price reduction will be cascaded and enjoyed by end-users, especially those who purchase the 50-kilogramme bagged cement.

BHC is also promoting a recommended retail price (RRP) for its 50-kilogramme bagged cement. The current RRP is BND7 per bag in the Brunei-Muara District, and BND7.25 in Tutong, Belait and Temburong districts. The difference in RRP among the districts is due to the transportation costs.

Workers transport bags of cement at ButraHeidelberg Cement (BHC). PHOTO: BHC