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Swaziland: cement industry threatened by imports

Cement imports are undercutting cement produced by AfriSam Swaziland in price and present a risk to the viability of the domestic cement producer, according the Times of Swaziland. In a move to...
News - 20 January 2017

Fiji: Japanese clinker arrives at Suva Port

Pacific Basin's bulk carrier Port Botany from Japan arrived in Suva Port in Fiji yesteday ahead of its job of unloading 26,000t of clinker. The vessel will discharge its clinker load over the nex...
News - 19 January 2017

Preliminary data show US cement demand over 9Mt in October

Portland and blended cement shipments by US producers to the domestic market in October 2016 reached 8,012,653t, according to preliminary figures of the US Geological Survey (USGS). In addition, s...
News - 09 January 2017

Argentina sees cement demand fall 11% in 2016

Argentina’s cement consumption edged up 0.7 per cent YoY to 940,081t in December 2016, but fell 7.2 per cent MoM, according to provisional figures released by the country’s cement association, AFC...
News - 05 January 2017

Clinker imports to Angola decreased 13% in 2Q16

Clinker imports into Angola fell by 13.2 per cent in 2Q16 to 176,678t when compared with the same period in 2015, when the country imported 200,000t of clinker. Turkey imported 29,503t of this tot...
News - 23 December 2016

Pakistan: industry demands anti-dumping duty in Iranian cement

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA) Chairman, Sayeed Tariq Saigol, has urged the government to support the cement industry by placing an anti-dumping duty on Iranian cement and ...
News - 22 December 2016

Nepal: clinker imports in high demand

Nepal's import of clinker rocketed by 674 per cent in the first four months of this fiscal as domestic grinding and cement plants tried to meet demand, reports the Himalayan Times. The country i...
News - 20 December 2016

Argentina sees 1.6 per cent drop in domestic cement dispatches

Argentina’s cement market decreased 8.8 per cent MoM and 1.6 per cent YoY to 1,007,207t in November 2016, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. In addition, around 5,898t of ceme...
News - 08 December 2016

A fragile but positive outlook

While South America’s cement markets may have been considerably affected by the economic downturn, the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragu...
Articles - 05 December 2016

Ghana: Chinese vessel accused of smuggling allowed to offload cargo of cement

Authorities at the Ghanaian port of Tema have allowed a Chinese-registered vessel – the Guo Tou 106 – to offload 5000t of bagged cement, having previously accused the crew of attempting to smuggli...
News - 02 December 2016