Trend in PRIDEX

Trend in CARDEX


Note: The base value of PRIDEX and CARDEX, taken as 100, represents average cost in fiscal 2014.

The latest quarter Index values are provisional and may undergo a marginal change during updation in the next quarter.


What are PRIDEX and CARDEX?


PRIDEX and CARDEX are indices reflecting the fluctuation in the commercial and packaging printing segments’ costs within the printing industry such as raw materials, finance, selling and administration, etc.


All India Federation of Master Printers or AIFMP, in collaboration with CRISIL Research, has launched the indices.


What is the objective of the indices?


The indices will assist printers assess change in overall cost related to printing activities in order to make informed economic decisions.


Background of AIFMP


All India Federation of Master Printers is an association of printers, established in 1953.

  • AIFMP is an apex body of the Indian Printing Industry
  • The association has 250,000 members across India
  • The association has 74 regional affiliates, and is also a member of World Print Congress Forum




CRISIL has taken due care and caution in preparing this index solely for the use of AIFMP on the basis of the information/ documents/ prices obtained by CRISIL from the sources provided by AIFMP and/or obtained by CRISIL from sources considered reliable. CRISIL does not guarantee the authenticity, accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information/ documents/ report/ contents of the report and is not responsible for any errors or for the results obtained from the use of the same. CRISIL especially states that it has no financial liability whatsoever to AIFMP/ any other user of the PRIDEX/ CARDEX.