China’s ICBC and Anouar sign US$171m financing agreement

China’s ICBC and Anouar sign US$171m financing agreement

Morocco’s investment group Anouar Invest has signed a financing agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in the amount of US$171m for the construction of a cement works in Settat, Morocco.

The project’s MAD2bn (US$203m) engineering, equipment and construction contract was awarded to Sinoma-CDI, which expects the new plant to be up and running by the end of 2018.

Anouar Invest is also building a cement unit in Laâyoune.