Nigeria: cement manufacturers seek import ban

Nigeria: cement manufacturers seek import ban
Published: 23 April 2012

Tagged Under: Nigeria Dangote Cement imports 

Nigerian cement manufacturers have called on the federal government to ban bulk cement imports before the government’s August deadline, claiming that the volume of cement currently produced in the country is enough to meet local demand.

“[The] Government should enforce the ban before the August deadline,” said Mr Daljeet Ghai, Dangote Cement group chief executive. “Dangote alone has the capacity needed to meet local demand and sustain supply of the commodity across the nation,” he said.

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