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As China continues to restrict supply of rare earth materials, the prices are likely to only increase in short term. The first round of price increases has just beginning to surface with most manufacturers implementing their price increases in staggered manner. Economic Times has recently reported that various brands have increased prices of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (“CFLs”) by 5-15% in Nov ‘11. For example, a branded CFL bulb, which was selling at Rs 80 a few weeks ago, now costs Rs 90 in the domestic market.