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GACEM

Gambia: Cement imports and prices grow with rising demand

The increasing cement demand in the country has led to shortages while cement producers to raise prices and import product to cope with the...
LafargeHolcim

Argentina: Holcim to expand clinker imports

The second largest cement producer in the country announced its plans to increase clinker imports in the May - December period of 2018. Holcim decided...
Cheetah Cement Otjiwarongo

Namibia: Cheetah Cement imports clinker from China

A transport of 40,000 tonnes of cement clinker from China was offloaded at the Walvis Bay port, awaiting transportation to the Cheetah Cement factory...
China Cement

China: Cement Import and Export data released

According to the statistics, cement imports reached 908,300 tonnes in 2017, with a total value of USD 52.3 million. In terms of export volumes, exports...
Tunisia Cement

Tunisia faces white cement shortage

After the White Cement Tunisian-Andalusian Society (SOTACIB), the country's sole white cement producer stopped production for six months on January 19 due to worker...
Asocem

Peru: ASOCEM 2017 Statistical Report

The Association of Cement Producers (ASOCEM) released its report for the previous year. Low investments have negatively impacted cement figures. Even with the promising indicators...
Puerto de Barranqueras

Argentina: First cement import operation at Port Barranqueras

The Port of Barranqueras had its first unloading operation of 3,946 tonnes of cement from the Republic of Bolivia. The operation is part of an...

Uzbekistan plans to increase cement production

The Government of Uzbekistan approved a balance of production and consumption of cement for 2018. The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan issued a resolution named...

United States: domestic cement sales stagnate in September

United States: the US Geological Survey (USGS) authority has published its figures on cement consumption during the month of September 2017. The report provides monthly data on the...

Bolivia starts exporting clinker after 22 years

Bolivia: the Bolivian Institute for Foreign Trade (IBCE) has published a report on the country's cement and clinker trading. According to the report, in May this...

Ukraine: cement imports from Belarus in 8M17 reach 263,000 tonnes

Ukraine: the Association of Cement Producers Ukrcement expressed concern over the increased volume of Belarusian cement supplied to the domestic market. According to data from...

Philippines: Department of Trade and Industry issues new rules on cement imports

Philippines: last week, the Department of Trade and Industry has repealed a department administrative order, setting stricter rules on the importation of cement. According to...

Gabon: cement production in 1H17 down 2.7% year-on-year

Gabon: the Ministry of Economy presented its report on the country's cement production throughout the first 6 months of 2017. According to the data, the Gabonese...

India: coal imports from North America quadruple in October amid petcoke ban

India: coal imports from North America reached 2.1 million tonnes in October, led by the ban on petcoke use in the New Delhi Capital region. This...

Brazil: cement sales in October down 0.9% year-on-year

Brazil: SNIC (Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento) has released its preliminary data on the country’s cement sales during the month of October 2017. According to the data,...

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