After consistent development for various years, the Indian paint industry saw one of the most noticeably bad years in the finished up monetary year 2016-17. Development grabbed pace amid the second quarter of the last monetary, attributable to a decent storm and positive venture atmosphere in the nation. Be that as it may, several administrative measures embraced by the legislature affected the paint business in both the third and final quarter of FY 2016-17. The lull proceeded in the first and second quarter of current money related year (April 2017-September 2017) because of the usage of GST from July 1, 2017.
The dull execution of the paint business in the last financial can be to a great extent credited to demonetization practices completed by the Indian government in November 2016. The Federal Government’s choice to demonetize very nearly 86 percent of the money notes available for use caused a serious money lack in the household economy, which inclines toward money as the method of installments, even today.
This money deficiency prompted a strain on the paint utilization request and tasks of paint makers for a larger piece of the second 50% of the last budgetary year.
Amid 2015-16, the general generation of paints in India was evaluated (assessed on the grounds that sloppy division makers don’t unveil the correct numbers) to be 4.25 million tones, enlisting a five percent development over the earlier year. In esteem terms, the paint business developed by around 8 percent to INR 43.5 billion of which the enriching paints share was 74 percent and the parity being modern. The business had developed at a CAGR of 12.9 percent from 2011-12 to 2014-15 as far as esteem.
The per capita utilization of paints in India, at 3.23 kgs, is much lower in contrast with a portion of the other created economies around the globe. Be that as it may, current low per capita utilization is seen by residential paint makers as colossal future development open door for the paint business.
Repainting establishes around 70 percent of the complete paint request in the nation. The shortening of the repainting cycle from 6-8 years sooner to 3-4 years is driving the interest for enriching paints. The retail interest for paints is higher amid the months going before real celebrations, for example, Diwali, Pongal/Makar Sankranti, Onam and Christmas as a large portion of the repainting is done around this period. Request of modern paints as well, gains with the celebration request push for cars, houses and white products. Since, a large portion of real celebrations of the nation fall in the second 50% of a financial, the significant interest time frame for beautifying paints and, to some degree,