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Central American cement trade falls 14% in 9M16

The total value of traded hydraulic cements in Central American countries fell 14 per cent from US$56m to US$48m in the first nine months of 2016, according to CentralAmericaData. Volumes dropped ...
News - 25 April 2017

Russian renaissance?

Russian cement producers faced a challenging market environment in 2015-16 as a new recession impacted the construction industry. However, the first signs of recovery are appearing and the cement ...
Articles - 24 April 2017

Gambia cuts cement import tariffs

Gambia’s government has announced a lowering of import tariffs on cement. The supplementary tax of GAD1/kg of cement as well as the five per cent tax levied on cement imports has been lifted.
News - 24 April 2017

Holcim (Argentina) approves clinker imports

Holcim (Argentina) has approved the import of up to six vessels of clinker for the period up to April 2018 via LH Trading, according to a company statement. The shipments represents some 250,800t ...
News - 20 April 2017

Brazil 1Q cement sales down 8% YoY

Cement sales in Brazil during the first quarter of 2017 declined by eight per cent YoY to 12.9Mt, according to the latest data from Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). In March 20...
News - 19 April 2017

US and Puerto Rico January shipments edge ahead

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in January 2017 totalled about 5.4Mt, up by 2.9 per cent YoY, latest data from the USGS shows. The leading cem...
News - 05 April 2017

Gaza receives Saudi Arabian housing aid and Israeli cement

Saudi Arabia has contributed US$80m towards reconstructing Gaza homes destroyed during the 2014 Israeli military bombing, Minister of Housing, Mufeed Hasayneh, said on Thursday. He told a press ...
News - 24 March 2017

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