Senegal: government introduces new tax on cement

Senegal: government introduces new tax on cement
06 January 2017


As of 2 January, the price of cement in Senegal has increased by XOF3000 (US$4.84)/t. The Senegalese government has implemented a new tax of XOF3/kg on cement.

The tax will be applied by all three domestic cement companies - Sococim, Ciments du Sahel and Dangote Cement Senegal. It is part of the government’s efforts to reduce loss in income, according to the Senego news service. 

Sellers are expected to pass on the new tax to customers.The Consumers Association of Senegal has expressed concern that cement plants could take advantage of the price hike.

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