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Peru sees 7% drop in domestic sales in February 2017

Peru's cement market contracted 6.9 per cent YoY with sales of 0.737Mt in February, according to Asocem, the country's cement producers' association. Output from Unacem, Cementos Pacasmayo and ...
News - 16 March 2017

Zimbabwe: PPC calls for import ban

In 2016 the Zimbabwean government introduced a 25 per cent duty on every 100t of imported cement to discourage cheap imports. However, according to PPC Zimbabwe, imports continue to enter the coun...
News - 15 March 2017

US/Puerto Rican shipments down 8.6% YoY in December, up 1.9% in 2016

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico in December were 6.04Mt, representing a 8.6 per cent YoY fall, according to the US Geological Survey. The total includes 6...
News - 13 March 2017

Argentina cement market contracts 0.8 per cent in 2M17

Argentina's cement producers dispatched 801,782t of cement in February, a 0.8 per cent drop MoM and 8.7 per cent YoY, according to the Argentine cement producers' association, AFCP. Domestic sa...
News - 07 March 2017

Brunei streamlines cement imports

The process of registering to import cement into Brunei Darussalam will take three working days, according to the country’s Energy and Industry Department. The office recently announced the abo...
News - 06 March 2017

Dangote Cement

Dangote Cement is planning a number of new investments in Ethiopia, where it currently has a 2.5Mta plant, located in Mugher. Around US$19m is being spent on a new bagging plant with a capacity of...
Corporate - 27 February 2017

DR Congo: producers demand six-month import suspension

Cement producers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have urged the country’s Prime Minister, Samy Badibanga, to be tough on cement imports, demanding a suspension of cement imports for a six-mont...
News - 21 February 2017

US December deliveries down, but full-year 2016 shipments up

Portland and blended cement shipments in the USA fell 8.4 per cent to 6.039Mt in December 2016 from 6.59Mt in December 2015, according to preliminary data from the US Geological Survey (USGS). ...
News - 20 February 2017

Algeria sees sharp drop in cement imports in 2016

Algerian cement imports fell 35.5 per cent in 2016 from a value of US$474.3m to US$306.1m. In volume terms, a 27.4 per cent decrease was reported to 4.8Mt. In 2015 Algeria imported 6.6Mt of cem...
News - 13 February 2017

Argentina sees cement dispatches up 1.2% YoY in January 2017

Argentina’s cement market expanded by 1.2 per cent YoY in January 2017 as cement sales reached 868,590t from 858,496t the year before, according to the country's cement association, AFCP. Expor...
News - 09 February 2017