Cement News tagged: Trading

Cement prices are on the rise

06 May 2004, Published under Cement News

MANAMA: Prices of construction materials are rising sharply in Bahrein, Entrepreneurs Association member Abdulwahed Al Ferdan told local newspaper Akhbar Al Khaleej. The price of one 50kg sack of

IMF wants cement levy

05 May 2004, Published under Cement News

ISLAMABAD: International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed the levy of 15 percent sales tax on cement blocks and bricks, the primary raw materials for construction industry in Pakistan. Official source

Egyptian National Cement

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

National Cement’s clinker output rose 2.74 per cent year-on-year to 2,148,184t, while cement production grew 8.5 per cent to 2,101,771t. Cement sales reached 2,079,997t, up 9.7 per cent year-on-

Consumers complain over price hikes

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Monrovia, Liberia: Following reports of hike in the price of cement, some consumers have blamed dealers in Monrovia and its environs for allegedly creating artificial scarcity of the product. Over th

Cement to Sri Lanka

Cement to Sri Lanka

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

More than 3000 tonnes of cement is now being loaded in two ships at the Nagapattinam port, India for export to Sri Lanka. Official sources told The Hindu that about 2050 tonnes of cement was exported

Concrete shortage in southern Florida

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Miami: With news of the local Tammac ready-mix plant burning down a couple weeks ago and another plant in central northern Florida out of action and Rinker the leading domestic supplier in South Flori

Competitive Egyptian cement eyes exports boom

Competitive Egyptian cement eyes exports boom

23 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement sector is set to boom this year with many companies taking advantage of cheap production costs and increased demand to boost exports. Analysts said cheap labour costs, a regional

Pakistan Board of Investment mulls ban on cement exports

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Board of Investment (BOI) is weighing the prospects of preparing a summary aimed at banning the export of cement so that local availability can be ensured.

FWS Construction continues North American expansion

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

FWS Construction Ltd., a leading Western Canadian construction company, is pleased to announce it has recently been awarded a contract to build a cement distribution terminal for Lafarge in Washingt

Thai exports to be phased out

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Eight local cement producers have agreed to gradually cut their exports to zero within the next five years after Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra expressed concern over the industry’s impact on

Jebsen buys older bulker

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Kristian Gerhard Jebsen group of Norway has emerged as buyer of the 65,000-dwt bulker Sun P (built 1981). The Namura-built ship was reported sold for $12m to an undisclosed Norwegian buyer. Broke

Morocco and Turkey sign free trade deal

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Morocco and Turkey have agreed to abolish trade barriers part of an EU-drive aiming to set up a Mediterranean free trade area, Communication Minister Nabil Benabdellah said on Thursday. Benabdellah t

Cement Producers to give up exports in five years

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand: Eight local cement manufacturers have agreed to gradually cut their exports to zero within five years, the Bangkok Post reports, quoting Nopadol Ramayarupa, chairman of the cement branch of

Iran could import 1.0Mt of cement

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Iran could import 1.0Mt of cement in the next three months, Deputy Minister of Industries and Mines, Djafar Sarkini said on April 7, 2004. The Iranian Government set a 1.5Mt cement import quota for t

Tax In Kerala Jolts Cement Trade In South

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement trade in the south of India has taken a jolt, as Kerala government apparently struck a gentlemen¹s agreement with the business community over plans to bury its double-point tax issue. Dealers

Iloilo price rises

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The price of cement has been going up these past few months due to the high demand for it, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry Iloilo provincial director Diosdado Cadena said. Cadena sai