Côte d’Ivoire imports 150,000t of cement

Côte d’Ivoire imports 150,000t of cement
25 April 2017

To address the current shortage of cement and rising prices, Côte d’Ivoire’s government has decided to import 150,000t of cement between April and July 2017, according to Industry and Mining Minister, Jean-Claude Brou, and the Minister of Commerce, Crafts and SMEs, Souleymane Diarrassouba.

Imports will be carried out by cement producers who will start imports by receiving 36,000t between 12-16 May and 25,000t on 25 May. A further 64,000t will be imported in June and the final 25,000t are scheduled for July.

The Ministers also provided assurances that the situation will not repeat itself as key cement works are currently being built in the country.

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