China: Anhui Conch Cement's Shaanxi unit suspends production

China: Anhui Conch Cement's Shaanxi unit suspends production
Published: 19 February 2016

Chinese cement major Anhui Conch Cement has confirmed that its subsidiary Liquan Conch Cement, situated in Shaanxi province, has suspended production. The decision follows legislation by the provincial government of Shaanxi requiring all cement and clinker producers to adopt off-peak production.

Liquan Conch has a cement production capacity of 4.4Mta, accounting for 1.5 per cent of Anhui Conch's total capacity. The parent company noted that it does not expect the temporary suspension of production at Liquan Conch to adversely affect its operating results. 

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