Cement News tagged: Trading

Dubai government helps cut cement prices

19 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Since the Dubai government moved to cancel import duties on cement in early August, between 4,000 and 5,000 tonnes of cement have been shipped to Dubai. The government cut the duties and other handlin

Philippines stops Solid sales

18 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry Tuesday said it ordered the local cement making unit of Mexico’s Cemex to stop selling and distributing cement under its Island brand. Tra

China’s export of cement in June

17 August 2004, Published under Cement News

China exported 720,000t of cement valued at US$24.074m in June 2004. The export in January-June reached 2,750,000 tons valued at US$93.084m up 7.7 percent and 12.4 percent respectively year on year.

Nigerian imports

17 August 2004, Published under Cement News

About a fortnight ago, the Minister of Industries, Alhaji Mogaji Mohammed, visited the cement works at Okpella in Edo State, which are now being rehabilitated. Stating government’s objective

Independents crowded out – claim

Independents crowded out – claim

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The four major cement producers: France’s Lafarge, Switzerland’s Holcim, Germany’s Heidelberg Cement AG and Cemex -- are aggressively pushing independent traders out of even far-flun

Cement, steel prices up

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Cebu, Philippines: Due to the increases in fuel prices, the cost of construction materials, including cement and steel bars, has also gone up. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the price

Threat of nationwide transporters’ strike

Threat of nationwide transporters’ strike

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement prices are likely to go up by between Rs 10 and Rs 15 across south India because of the threat of a nationwide transporters’ strike from August 21. The end of the monsoon season is also b

Garadagh sets new prices

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Garadagh Cement declared the new recommended prices of cement for the attention of the dealers. Azer-press reports that the recommended prices in Baku are AzM 18 thousand per standard sack (50 kg) of

Ararat exports

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Export volume of Araratcement (Armenia) in seven months of 2004 grew almost 14 times and amounted to 1.430 billion AMD, as against 10.273 million AMD in the same period of 2003. According to the repor

Cement merchants offload stocks

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE Cement suppliers have in recent days started offloading stocks they had earlier built up in anticipation of higher prices. With imports set to flow in after a deal hammered out by the UAE Contract

US builders urge Bush to drop Mexican cement tariffs

12 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The nation’s home builders are urging the Bush administration to lift heavy duties on Mexican cement in the face of a shortage of building materials. A July survey by the National Association o

Higher prices for cement?

12 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Though Colorado continues to skirt a cement shortage halting construction across the country, local builders fear they’ll soon feel the pinch of higher cement prices. At least two cement compan

Bag price increase

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Frantschach Industrial Packaging announces a price increase for paper sacks. This step is a response to higher prices in the sack paper and PE granulate material markets.

Decision to waive off duty

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The UAE Cement Contractors Union has expressed a readiness to cooperate to restore stability to cement prices, in view of the fact that General Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Princ

Duty waived

04 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Dubai Crown Prince General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the waiver of customs duty and storage fees on cement imported by Nakheel

Cement market oversupply?

03 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Increased imports of cement have helped bring cement prices to a more rational level in the local UAE markets. But if the situation continues, it could cause the market to suffer from oversupply, indu