Cement News tagged: Trading

Import duty cut on coal

04 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indian government’s move to slash import duty on coal to arrest spiralling steel prices has an unintended beneficiary: the cement industry. Larsen & Toubro and Gujarat Ambuja Cements, two of

Saudi exports down demand up

03 March 2004, Published under Cement News

According to Al-Riyadh newspaper (March 1, 2004), official statistics revealed that the total cement exports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia decreased to 1.8Mt in 2003, down from 2.8Mt in the previous

Mumbai cement prices

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Retail cement prices in Mumbai may rise by Rs 5 per 50 kg bag, while the prices in Gujarat are likely to jump up by Rs 10 per a 50 kg bag. While prices in Mumbai will stand at Rs 173-175 after the in

Belarusian cement to Finland

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The state-run Belarusian cement plant, Mogilev oblast, has supplied the first 500-ton consignment of the cement of the highest standard ³550² to Finland. Specialists of a Finnish company visited the p

Cement Company contract denied

Cement Company contract denied

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Nairobi: A parastatal boss has denied responsibility for a multibillion-shilling contract signed with a cement dealer last year. Lawyer Desterio Oyatsi, for East Africa Portland Cement, yesterday told

IFCD buys cement from black market

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Sidetracking the practice of procuring its required quantity of cement from the Cement Corporation of India, the state irrigation and flood control department, IFCD has purchased 5000 cement bags from

Cement Distributors dissatisfied

Cement Distributors dissatisfied

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Members of the Western Regional Branch of the Ghana Cement Distributors Association have expressed their concern at the frequent increases in the factory price of cement by GHACEM within the past thre

Minister is named in Sh1.3b cement scam

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Kenya: Cabinet minister Mukhisa Kituyi was yesterday implicated in a scandal which cost a parastatal Sh1.3 billion (approx US$16.8m) in illegal discounts and transport rebates. The Trade and Industry

Algerian import costs

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement imports into Algeria cost a reported US6.7m according to Algerian customs data. For the whole of 2003 cement imports cost US$156.85m.

Ukraine cement production

25 February 2004, Published under Cement News

In January 2004, monthly cement production fell by 28.9 per cent or 148,000t to 364,000t compared with December 2003. In December 2003, cement production rose by 77.7 per cent compared with December

High coal prices hurting

20 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The high landed cost of coal into India is hurting the cement companies dearly. From US$35 per tonne early last year, the cost of imported coal has jumped to US$55 per tonne on account of increase in

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

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