Algeria exports US$30m of cement in 5M19

Algeria exports US$30m of cement in 5M19
22 July 2019

Algeria has exported cement to the value of US$29.96m in the first five months of 2019, an increase of 849.6 per cent YOY, according to the Directorate of Studies and Customs Prospectives, reflect the drive by the sector as well as the ambition of the country’s government to increase its cement exports to US$500m over the next five years.

The country aims to export 2Mt of cement and clinker in 2021. It currently has a capacity of 25Mta and domestic demand was around 26Mt in 2016. In 2020 total domestic cement capacity in Algeria is expected to increase to 40.6Mta, providing a significant surplus for export.

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