All India Printing Ink Manufacturer’s Association


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

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.