Lafarge aims to double Chinese production

Lafarge aims to double Chinese production
Published: 03 April 2008

Lafarge plans to double production to 50Mta in mainland China by 2010 and pursue acquisitions in southwestern China.  
 
"We will focus on Chongqing, Sichuan and Yunnan provinces for buy-outs," said Cyrille Ragoucy, the company’s chief executive, at the sidelines of a cement conference in Shanghai.  
 
Mr Ragoucy did not disclose the potential targets or the amount the firm intends to devote to acquisitions.