New Nepal plant to begin production

New Nepal plant to begin production
Published: 19 June 2017


Annapurna Cements, Nepal’s newest greenfield plant, is scheduled to go into commercial production by June-end, according to local press reports.

“We have adopted advanced technologies and modern equipment,” Rajendra Rawat, director of the company told the Kathmandu Post. “We will be importing raw materials from India.” The factory plans to sell its products in Provinces 1, 2 and 3 in the first phase.

Following Nepal's earthquake recovery, cement demand has grown to some 5Mta in 2016. The construction of large hydropower projects and buildings and the expansion of the country’s road network has also spurred growth. Higher infrastructure spending and housing demand could see cement demand continue to rise.