Cement News tagged: Trading

Vietnam to import 5Mt of clinker in 2005

11 January 2005, Published under Cement News

Vietnam expects to import about 5Mt of clinker this year, up 11 per cent on year, to meet the increasing demand from domestic plants, an industry executive said Tuesday. "We expect a total domestic

Govt to open up cement market

11 January 2005, Published under Cement News

The Transitional Government of Liberia has opened the cement market to all business people with the capacity to import the product for local consumption. Commerce and Industry Minister Samuel Wlue tol

Growth in cement export demand in Pakistan

11 January 2005, Published under Cement News

Rapid growth in cement demand in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand has ignited a new zeal and spirit in Pakistan’s cement sector which is currently busy in ex

Vietnam lowers import tariffs on clinker

06 January 2005, Published under Cement News

Vietnam has just slashed the tariff on clinker imported from non-ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries to 10 per cent from 25 per cent. Vietnam is predicted to

Cement price goes up again

Cement price goes up again

31 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Zimbabwe’s cement manufacturers have hiked prices by 28 per cent, a fourth increase this year alone which is likely to deal a

Cement prices to go up in January

31 December 2004, Published under Cement News

In January, Indian retail cement prices are set to increase by Rs 5-10 per 50 kg bag across the country following a surge

New coal allocation

New coal allocation

31 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indian Ministry of Coal has allotted coal linkage of 84Mt for the power sector for January-March 2005 period which is 10Mt

Kuwait tries to ensure smooth cargo movements to Iraq

30 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The Kuwaiti Public Ports Authority (PPA) has recently held a meeting to discuss ways to ensure a smooth movement of coalition forces’ goods to Iraq, the Arab Times reported on Thursday. The PPA

Vietnam’s market forecast stable in 2005

30 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The offices, included the Ministry of Trade’s market steering department, the State Bank of Vietnam, the Ministries of Planning and Investment, Finance, Industry and others released the overview

Antidumping Duty Administrative Review

30 December 2004, Published under Cement News

On June 22, 2004, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on gray portland cement and clinker from Mexico. The review covers

Turkish Mardin Cimento to focus on exports to Iraq

30 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement, clinker and ready-mixed concrete producer Mardin Cimento, plans to withdraw from the Syrian market and concentrate on exports to Iraq in 2005 in a bid to increase profitability, it was

China Exports 4.86Mt of cement

28 December 2004, Published under Cement News

China exported 4.86Mt of cement in the period January to October 2004, up 14.7 per cent year-on-year.

Inventories at low levels

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

For the first time in four years, November-end inventories in the Indian cement industry (cement plus clinker) have fallen below the 6Mt level, according to

North India likely to face cement scarcity in 2005 North India likely to face cement scarcity in 2005

23 December 2004, Published under Cement News

After a situation of oversupply, the gap between demand and supply of cement is closing in. Northern India is particularly likely to witness some shortage in the coming months. Gujarat Ambuja Cement (

Colombia $110 Mln La Jagua Mine Sale Postponed

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement producer Cementos Argos postponed the $110m sale of the Colombian coal mine La Jagua to Swiss-based Glencore International for January 2005, from the originally scheduled December 31,

Continuing Saga of the Mary Nour in Mexico

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The Wall Street Journal, New York carried a detailed report on the Mary Nour last week. Below is a shortened summary.