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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

Sri Lanka: production and imports spike in 9M16

Sri Lanka's combined cement production and imports were up 28.4 per cent YoY to 6.5Mt by October 2016, indicating a strong recovery in the construction sector. Domestic production was up 17.5 p...
News - 01 February 2017

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