Cement News tagged: Trading

Cartel hit for cement price increases

19 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Philippines: the Department of Trade and Industry has been asked to re-evaluate its policies on the cement industry especially now that cement has undergone a series of unreasonable price increase ove

Egyptian cement exports

12 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Egyptian cement exports came in at 7.6Mt in 2003. Egyptian Cement Company exported the highest tonnages at 2.3Mt of cement and clinker (of which clinker was about 600,000t) which together was

Bamburi Eyeing Great Lakes

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement Limited is now eyeing the lucrative Great Lakes region. The company chairman, Richard Kemoli, said in Mombasa that the firm was exploring the possibilities of expanding its market to R

Vietnam to import 4.5Mt of clinker

10 February 2004, Published under Cement News

To meet the local demand for cement production this year, the country must import 4.5Mt of clinker, said the construction ministry. More than half of these imports will be

Kenyan distributors in plea over cement sales

Kenyan distributors in plea over cement sales

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Local cement distributors have appealed for President Kibaki’s intervention in the cements market to stop on-going monopoly. A spokesman for the distributors, Mr Paul Njuguna, accused East Afri

Cemex inaugurates Pichilingue terminal

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex is inaugurating the Mexican Pichilingue Marine Terminal, according to the company¹s president in Mexico, Juan Romero Torres. Pichilingue is situated north of La Paz, at the Gulf of California, s

Cemento opens Bahia Las Minas bulk terminal

Cemento opens Bahia Las Minas bulk terminal

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemento Panama has opened a US$6.5m bulk cargo terminal at Bahia Las Minas port in Panama’s Colon province, the presidency reported. Banco General and Citibank helped bankroll the terminal "Ter

Chinese economy blamed for cement trade problems

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

China’s booming economy is claimed as responsible for the loss of 2Mt of Thai cement exports this year. It’s not the stronger baht, the artificially low Chinese yuan or the Chinese competi

Philippines’ DTI to reduce inspection period

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Department of Trade and Industry is contemplating on shortening the inspection period for imported cement to make it easier for imports to come in times of higher prices of locally produced cement

Portland imports raw materials from Egypt

22 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Following the closure of its major plant at Changalume in Zomba in 2002 reportedly due to dwindling limestone deposits, Portland Cement (1974) Limited is importing clinker, the crucial raw material fo

Philippine price check

21 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Consumer groups have urged cement firms located in areas where retail prices have reached as high as P150 per bag to publish their prevailing rates as well as price commitment until June this year to

DTI mulling further P5 cut

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is contemplating on further slashing another P5 off the definitive safeguard duty imposed on all cement imports because of the continued increase