Saturday, September 23, 2017

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...

Philippines: cement makers accept import shipment inspections

Philippines: 3 of the country’s biggest cement manufacturers have offered to waive their exemption from inspection procedures for cement imports which are currently required only...

DR Congo temporarily bans cement imports

DR Congo: authorities have banned imports of cement in the west of the country for a period of 6 months. According to Trade Minister Jean-Lucien Busa,...

Zimbabwe: PPC fears closure of Colleen Bawn plant over cheap imported clinker

Zimbabwe: PPC Zimbabwe claims it may be forced to shut down its Collen Bawn plant in Gwanda citing pressure from cheap imported clinker and smuggled...

Germany: cement consumption in 2016 up 3.2%

Germany: cement consumption rose by approximately 3.2% in 2016 to 27.5 million tonnes, according to the latest data from the German Federal Statistical Office. The German...

Azerbaijan: cement imports in 1H17 down 93.6% year-on-year

Azerbaijan: the country's growth in cement production is reflected in imports, which have dropped to a strikingly large extent in the first half of...

Costa Rica: cement imports up by 930% in last 2 years

Costa Rica: the governmental Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) has published a new report on the country's exports and imports of cement. According to the data, cement imports...

Bangladesh: clinker imports through Chittagong port in FY17 up 12%

Bangladesh: the import of clinker through Chittagong port has increased by 12% in the last fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. According to the data provided by the...

Pakistan: cement sales in July up 45% year-on-year

Pakistan: the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has announced its statistical data on the country’s cement sales in July 2017. Despite political turmoil and heavy...

Argentina: cement sales in July up 18.8% 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 July 2017. During the reviewed month,...

United States: domestic cement sales in May up 8.2% year-on-year

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

Fiji: Pacific Cement to import cement from Vietnam

Fiji: Pacific Cement Limited will be importing 25,000 tonnes of cement from Vietnam to meet demand in the island nation. The announcement was made by Nouzab Fareed,...

Gabon imposes 2-year moratorium on cement imports

Gabon: on July 19, 2017, the Prime Minister has given a decree prohibiting all imports of cement for a period of 2 years. "After several months...

Iraq imposes 45% tariff on Iranian cement imports

Iraq: while the country lifted the ban on imports of Iranian cement, it has maintained a 45% tariff on cement coming from Iran. The announcement was...

US: antidumping duty on cement and clinker from Japan to continue

United States: the Department of Commerce decided in favour of continuation of the antidumping duty order on cement and clinker from Japan, applicable July 17, 2017. According...

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