Cement News tagged: Trading

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

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

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

Adana Cimento exports to Iraq

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Adana Cimento now exports to Iraq, and plans to enter Syrian market in April this year. Oya Tokatli, deputy General Manager of the cement manufacturer Adana Cimento, said that the company exported it

Iran desires to import cement

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Government of Iran has reportedly expressed desire to import cement from Pakistan. According to news sources, Iranian civil companies forwarded an application to Pakistan in which they wished to i

Mr Schmidt’s sea stories

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Ghana Cement (Ghacem) part of the HeidelbergCement group has attributed the recent increase in the price of cement to high freight charges especially of clinker, limestone and gypsum. Speaking in an i

Thai export curb mooted

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

All eight local cement manufacturers have been asked to review and even consider cutting back exports after Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra raised concerns about the industry’s impact on the e

Egypt Ranks Fifth Largest Cement Exporter in 2003

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt reportedly ranked fifth among the world’s cement exporters in 2003 with exports totalling 7.4Mt, preceded only by Thailand, Turkey, Indonesia and Japan, it was reported on March 5, 2004.

New rules for cement imports in Iran

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Imports of cement by the private sector and in packages which clearly show where the cement has been produced will be free and without any fixed price by the government in the current Iranian calendar