India Cements blames poor quarter on competition in south

India: India Cement has blamed poor quarterly results on ‘severe’ competition in the south of the country and bad weather. For the year to date, its revenue grew by 3% year-on-year to US$576m in the nine months to 31 December 2018 from US$561m in the same period in 2017. Its profit more than halved to US$3.62m from US$9.24m.