Cement News tagged: Trading

Imported cement price down

03 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Prices for imported cement in to the UAE dropped by Dh1 per bag, following the news of large cement consignments coming to the UAE ports in the near future. Price for a 50kg bag of imported cement was

Tariffs on imports removed, Egypt

02 September 2004, Published under Cement News

The Egyptian Minister of Foreign Trade and Industry, Rashid Mohamed Rashid, has announced that Egypt will remove tariffs on cement imports which amount to 10 per cent for unpacked cement and 20 per ce

UAE producers agree not to export cement

01 September 2004, Published under Cement News

The UAE cement producers agreed at a meeting on August 31, 2004 not to export cement until the situation on the local cement market stabilises, it was reported on September 1, 2004.

Araratcement enters Iranian market

31 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Sedrak Sedrakian, General Director of the company "Multi Group", owner of the Araratcement, told ARMINFO, this year the company has supplied 17,000t of cement to Iran. The company meets competition du

Builders still hard hit by costly cement

Builders still hard hit by costly cement

31 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Despite the government’s withdrawal of five per cent import duty on cement, traders are still cashing in on the scarcity in the local market, sources said. The cement price ranges between Dh13

Oman acts to stabilise prices

31 August 2004, Published under Cement News

A price ceiling on cement has been fixed by the Omani government to prevent exploitation by retailers as demand rises. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has fixed the cement price at 1.5 riyals p

Minister confirms cancellation of duties

Minister confirms cancellation of duties

31 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The Egyptian Minister of Industry & Foreign Trade, Mr. Rashid Mohamed Rashid, confirmed the cancellation of custom duties levied on Egyptian cement imports yesterday, which pertain to 10% for bulk cem

Egypt seeks export boost

25 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s Minister of Finance, Youssef Boutros-Ghali, and the Sudanese Minister of Industry, Jalal Yousif al-Dagir, discussed ways of boosting the trade relations between the two countries and the

Ras Al-Khaimah plant import

25 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Three of the cement plants in the UAE emirate of Ras al-Khaimah have imported a shipment of a total 31,500 tonnes of cement in mid-August 2004, the emirate’s Customs and Ports Department directo

Solid Cement may have to close

25 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Solid Cement Corp, a Philippine unit of Mexico’s Cemex said it may have to shut down its cement plant next week unless the government lifts its order for the company to stop selling its products

Chelyabinsk region expands output

24 August 2004, Published under Cement News

In 1H 2004 the Chelyabinsk region’s construction materials sector expanded output by 6.1% y-o-y due to the growh of cement production (up 86.7%), heat-insulation materials (up 40.5%). New foreig

Appointment of permanent SCC Chairman demanded

24 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Karachi Cement Dealer Welfare Association (KCDWA) has demanded appointment of permanent chairman in State Cement Corporation (SCC). In a statement Saturday, president KCDWA Nawab Yousuf Siddiqui and o

Ban on Kurdestan cement exports lifted

23 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The manager of Bijar Cement Plant, Mansour Najafi has said that the ban imposed on the export of cement to northern Iraq a month ago was lifted on Wednesday. He told Iranian news sources that the ban

Imported cement stranded at RAK port

23 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Around 40,000t of imported bulk cement is reported to be stranded at the Ras Al Kaimah port with local cement producers refusing to take the delivery of the consignment, said sources at Ras al Kaimah

Attock sells to Qatar

19 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd (ACPL) has exported second consignment of 38,000t cement clinker to Qatar. This is the second export of cement clinker to the Gulf market. The company is already exporting

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