Cement News tagged: Trading

Near-term outlook positive

01 October 2004, Published under Cement News

The consumption of cement in India during the April-August period (for which the official figures are available) grew by 4% across the country. This lower than the normal growth rate is still a commen

Moroccan cement firms face new free trade challenge

30 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Moroccan cement firms, backed by European majors, will soon face tougher competition from imports which could endanger one of the Casablanca bourse’s heavyweight sectors, industry officials and

Lebanon exports to Syria increase

30 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Lebanon exported about 353,373t of clinker and cement to Syria in the first half of 2004. Exports of cement from Lebanon to Syria stood at 168,468t during the period. Syria is said to be the second la

Solid Cement drops petition

28 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Philippine producer drops its case against DTI for...

Cement safeguards

Cement safeguards

23 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement manufacturers want the government to retain safeguard duties versus imported cement, claiming that excess cement capacity in Asia still poses "a threat of dumping." Felix Enrico R. Alfiler, pre

Egyptian cement output

22 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt produced a total of 2.498Mt of cement in June 2004, up from 2.439Mt in May 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a monthly report. Local cement sales totalled 2.388Mt in June 2004, comp

Pakistan receives cement orders

Pakistan receives cement orders

21 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement companies have received orders of over 250,000t of cement from Iraq. According to Vice Chairman All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association, Babar Bashir, he said Attock Cement recei

Ministry to control retail cement price

21 September 2004, Published under Cement News

The Qatar Ministry of Economy and Commerce is likely to take steps to control the retail prices of cement, steel and gravel which are said to be in short supply in the local market due to a boom-led d

Continued squeeze on cement supply

20 September 2004, Published under Cement News

China’s demand for cement is still being blamed for US cement shortages with Florida particulalrly hard hit. America imports about 20 percent of the cement used here, but Florida, the hottest bu

Cement prices soar despite flat demand

20 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Indian cement makers seem to have finally succeeded in delinking their price realisations to demand growth. In August this year, cement prices galloped by double digits despite a flat demand, owing to

Cement prices set to rise

16 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Retail prices for cement are likely to soar after industry leader, Bamburi Cement, announced a price increase. The move, which took effect on Monday, is yet another blow to the building industry, whic

Cemex CEO calls legal protections in Philippines weak

10 September 2004, Published under Cement News

The head of Mexican cement giant Cemex SA (CX) complained Thursday about a recent tiff with the government of the Philippines, one of more than a dozen countries where the company operates. On Aug. 1

Jordan’s cement prices

09 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Jordan’s ministry is contemplating legal action against increase in cement prices. Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) recently increased the price of cement to JOD 63 per tonne from JOD 60 p

Egyptian Cement Output in May

09 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement output reached 2.439Mt in May 2004, down from 2.502Mt in April 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report. Local cement sales totalled 2.177Mt in May 2004, compared t

Govt sets 40% tariff on imports

08 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Jamaica’s government has imposed a 40.0% tariff on cement imports for the next four years to protect local cement maker Caribbean Cement Company (CCC) while it undertakes a US$100m investment pr

Katav Cement releases Jan-Aug 2004 output

08 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Katav Cement (based in the Chelyabinsk region, Russia) produced 514,500t of cement in Jan-Aug 2004, a 5-fold rise versus the figure posted in the same period 2003. The plant also made 35,500 tons of s