CMA meets with government Commerce and Industry advisor

CMA meets with government Commerce and Industry advisor
29 October 2018

During a meeting on 27 October, Pakistan's Cement Industries Association (CMA) has informed the the country's Advisor to the Prime Minister on Textile, Commerce, Industry, Production and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood, that Pakistani companies are exporting clinker by sea to Bangladesh, where clinker demand and prices have risen. "It's a good breathing space for Pakistani cement manufacturers to export our surplus clinker to Bangladesh and other parts of the world," said the CMA>

Abdul Razak Dawood said the cement industry should be ready to increase production capacity. The increased demand from housing infrastructure projects portray a positive picture for the future of Pakistan's cement sector, added the advisor.

A local research house forecasts that available effective capacity will increase from 49Mta (in FY18) to 77Mta (in FY21) to meet the demand in the country.

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