Cement Industry News tagged under: Trading

26 June 2017

Pakistan's exports continue to rise MoM

Pakistan cement exporters earned revenues of US$14.86m on exports of 282,304t cement in May, 2017, compared to US$13.49m on 255,778t of exports in the previous month, reports Pakistan's Federal Bureau of Statistics. These figures represent a MoM increase in dollar value and volume...

25 May 2017

Pakistan cement exports continue to disappoint

Pakistan exported 225,778t cement in April on revenues of US$13.49m, down 25.28 and 18.54 per cent, respectively compared to the previous month. Compared to April 2016, export volumes were down by 49.65 per cent from...

19 May 2017

Vietnam April exports up 6.7%

Vietnam exported more than 1.9Mt of cement and clinker, reflecting an export value of US$67.4m, according to the country’s Customs Department. This represents a YoY increase of 6.7 and 7.6 per cent, respectively. I...

18 May 2017

Hail Cement obtains cement export licence

Hail Cement Company has obtained a cement export licence from the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Investment. The licence will be valid for one year from the date of approval on 14 May, according to a bourse filing o...

No sign of Pakistan cement export recovery 28 April 2017

No sign of Pakistan cement export recovery

Pakistan recorded export volumes of 204,159t cement in March 2017 on revenues of US$11.38m, representing a MoM decline of 11.77 and 7.04 per cent, respectively.  On an annual comparative basis, the declines were ...

25 April 2017

Côte d’Ivoire imports 150,000t of cement

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 Bro...

Central American cement trade falls 14% in 9M16 25 April 2017

Central American cement trade falls 14% in 9M16

The total value of traded hydraulic cements in Central American countries fell 14 per cent from US$56m to US$48m in the first nine months of 2016, according to CentralAmericaData. Volumes dropped from 0.494Mt in 2015...

24 April 2017

Gambia cuts cement import tariffs

Gambia’s government has announced a lowering of import tariffs on cement. The supplementary tax of GAD1/kg of cement as well as the five per cent tax levied on cement imports has been lifted.

13 April 2017

Fiji: clinker shipment unloaded for Pacific Cement Ltd

The vessel MV Festival, carrying 24,000t of clinker for Pacific Cement Ltd, has reached Lami Town, Fiji. The method of discharge has been changed due to a High Court ruling, meaning trucks must now be loaded in a bar...

03 April 2017

Pakistan sees decline in 1HFY17 cement exports to South Africa and Afghanistan

Pakistan cement exports revenue continued their downward trend, with most of the 14.4 per cent YoY decline in 1HFY17 (July-December) due to two markets, South Africa and Afghanistan. However, a slight consolation ...

30 March 2017

Vietnam: missing seamen after clinker ship sinks

Nine Vietnamese seafarers are listed as missing following a collision involving a clinker carrying ship off Vietnam’s southern coast on Tuesday morning. The 3075dwt Hai Thanh 26-BLC, a 2010-built general cargo carr...

24 March 2017

Fancesa: no exports to Paraguay and Argentina

Bolivia’s Fancesa no longer views Paraguay and Argentina as viable export markets for its products. While the neighbouring countries would have provided an alternative sales route for Bolivia’s oversupply of cement a...

24 March 2017

Gaza receives Saudi Arabian housing aid and Israeli cement

Saudi Arabia has contributed US$80m towards reconstructing Gaza homes destroyed during the 2014 Israeli military bombing, Minister of Housing, Mufeed Hasayneh, said on Thursday. He told a press conference in Gaza t...

24 March 2017

Pakistan: exports continue to decline in 8MFY16-17

Pakistan cement exporters have earned revenues of US$12.24m on exports of 229,819t cement in February 2017, compared to US$22.268m on 411,257t of exports in the previous month. These figures represent a MoM decline ...

15 March 2017

Zimbabwe: PPC calls for import ban

In 2016 the Zimbabwean government introduced a 25 per cent duty on every 100t of imported cement to discourage cheap imports. However, according to PPC Zimbabwe, imports continue to enter the country. “In addition...

10 March 2017

Vietnam exports 3Mt of cement and clinker in 2M17

Vietnam exported 2.95Mt of cement and clinker in the first two months of 2017, representing an increase of 18.7 per cent YoY. The total value of the shipments reached US$103.69m, up 13.2 per cent YoY, according to th...