Emerging Senegal

Published 10 September 2019

Senegal, home to one of west Africa’s largest cement industries, is a nation on the rise. Long-term political stability has resulted in sustained economic growth. Looking ahead, President Macky Sall’s government is pursuing an ambitious development strategy supported by important new oil and gas investments. This will help to ensure domestic cement demand is able to sustain the cement industry and its three integrated producers.

Robust growth in Senegal’s cement demand is expected to help the domestic industry to thrive in the years ahead

Senegal is home to one of west Africa’s most dynamic cement industries. The country is one of only a few in the region to be endowed with rich limestone deposits, making it the largest integrated cement producer in the region after Nigeria, and a key exporter to surrounding markets. The country is a major supplier of cement to Mali, its landlocked eastern neighbour, in addition to Mauritania to the north and Guinea-Bissau and Gambia in the south.

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