Saudi Cement Prices Jump 50% in Medina in Week, Al-Madina Says

Cement prices in the Muslim holy city of Medina jumped to 23 riyals ($6) a bag in the past week, from an average of 15 riyals, Al-Madina reported, citing contractors and landlords.

Cement prices in Jeddah on the Red Sea rose 25 percent to 19 riyals over the same period, the newspaper added.

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