Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Thailand: Siam Cement Group to import coal from the United States

Siam Cement Group (SCG) will import 155,000 tonnes of coal from the US for its cement plants in Thailand and other ASEAN countries. According to Kalin...

Argentina: cement sales in September up 12.4% year-on-year

Argentina: Asociación de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (AFCP) released its statistical data on the country’s cement sales during the month of September 2017. During the reviewed month,...

United States: domestic cement sales in July up 4.3% year-on-year

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

Ghana: cement makers ask for review of clinker valuation

Ghana: cement manufacturers want the Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to change its valuation on the importation of clinker. George Dawson-Ahmoah, Chairman of the Cement...

Philippines: Government to set preshipment and postshipment testing of cement imports

Philippines: the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) announced it would require preshipment and postshipment testing of cement imports, leveling the playing field between those...

Pakistan: cement sales in September up 4.61% year-on-year

Pakistan: the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has announced its statistical data on the country’s cement sales in September 2017. According to the data, total...

Colombia: domestic cement sales in August down 5.2% year-on-year

Colombia: Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) released its data regarding the country’s cement sales and production during the month of August 2017. Colombia’s production of gray...

Nepal: cement makers unable to meet domestic demand

Nepal: many hydropower projects have been disrupted due to a lack of required cement, reports local press. The hydropower projects in particular require huge amounts of...

Philippines: cement imports expected to hike over the next 4 years

Philippines: cement traders expect an increase in cement imports over the next 4 years amid growing demand and limited capacity of domestic manufacturers to supply. Napoleon...

Brazil: cement sales in August down 1.2% 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 August 2017. According to the...

Belize: cement imports from Guatemala in 1H17 up 144% year-on-year

Belize: cement imports from Guatemala in the first 6 months of 2017 grew by 144% in value compared to the year-ago period. Despite the ongoing territorial...

Argentina: cement sales in August up 6.7% year-on-year

Argentina: Asociación de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (AFCP) released its statistical data on the country’s cement sales during the month of August 2017. During the reviewed month,...

Philippines: Government to review cement imports regulations

Philippines: the Department of Trade and Industry will review the current rules on cement imports following an ongoing feud among importers and manufacturers. In separate...

Colombia: domestic cement sales in July up 12.6% year-on-year

Colombia: Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) released its data regarding the country’s cement sales and production during the month of July 2017. Colombia’s production of gray...

United States: domestic cement sales stagnate in June

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

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