Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cement exports as construction sector slows

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cement exports as construction sector slows

A senior official in Saudi Arabia has said that the kingdom's ban on cement exports has been lifted.

According to reports from Reuters, the ban - imposed in 2008 and renewed in 2012 - has been overturned because of a slowdown in the construction sector, which has led to an oversupply of cement.

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