Algeria cement imports show signs of decrease

Algeria cement imports show signs of decrease
Published: 19 August 2005

Data published by the Algerian Customs Authorities show that during the first six months of 2005, the country imported 252,000t of cement from 11 states and from the European Union. The value of the imports amounted to $21.3m. Among the most important countries which exported cement to Algeria were Tunisia, France, Germany and Spain. Algerian cement imports peaked at 1.34Mt worth some $75m in 2004. In 2003, cement imports reached 3Mt, worth some $157m.