Cement News tagged: Trading

Saudi Arabia to cut cement import duties

18 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia will cut duties on cement imports to five per cent from 20 per cent to help meet rising domestic demand, Saudi media said on Tuesday. The lower duty will not be introduced until January

Export of Chinese cement

18 May 2005, Published under Cement News

The total export of cement and cement clinker of the whole year out of China was 7Mt, a rise of 21.5 per cent on a year-on-year basis. The export mainly concentrated in North America, Asian countries

Vassiliko Cement signs new sales contract with Interbulk

17 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Cypriot cement maker Vassiliko Cement Works has signed a contract with Interbulk Trading SA, a subsidiary of French cement maker Ciments Francais, for cement sales in 2005, the

Russian Antimonopoly Service launches investigation

17 May 2005, Published under Cement News

The Russian Antimonopoly Service has launched the investigation of recent cement price growth. The Russian Antimonopoly Service is preparing an enquiry relating to Eurocement

Qatar National will sell 2Mt in 2005

Qatar National will sell 2Mt in 2005

17 May 2005, Published under Cement News

As Qatar’s construction sector still faces supply problems, Qatar’s top cement producer Qatar National Cement Co (QNCC) intends to make available some 2Mt of cement in the

Kuwait Portland Cement Q1 2005

16 May 2005, Published under Cement News

The net profit of Kuwaiti cement trader Kuwait Portland Cement fell to 1.24 mln Kuwaiti dinars ($4.2m) in the first quarter of 2005 from 1.71 mln dinars ($5.8m) in the same period of 2004, the Kuwait

Italcementi gets into shipowning

Italcementi gets into shipowning

13 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Italcementi, a publicly listed cement maker, is poised to enter the handymax bulker market as an owner. It wants to acquire at least one vessel to serve its Atlantic business carrying cement and petco

Pleven Cement keeps prices unchanged

11 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Bulgaria’s Pleven Cement will not raise its prices, despite higher demand, CEO Strahil Yanchev told local news sources. The weather this winter was good and did not suspend construction works, w

Azores cement sales down

11 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Portugal’s autonomous region of the Azores Islands registered a 2.2 per cent year-on-year decrease to a total 27,496t in March 2005, data from the Azores regional statistics offi

Iran to capture Afghanistan’s cement market

06 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Iran is likely to capture the market in Afghanistan in the next two years according to local press reports in Pakistan. Iran with one of the most economical rates of the commodity was

Vietnamese cement sales rise again

04 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Vietnam sold 2.9Mt of cement last month, bringing the total it has sold in the first four months of this year to nearly 9Mt, a Government market managing group has reported.

Indian leading April shipments up

04 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Aditya Birla group, India’s top cement producing group, said on Tuesday April cement shipments rose 9.8 per cent from a year ago to 2.48Mt. The Birla group comprises of flagship

Kuwaiti Shuaiba Paper 2004 sales

04 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Kuwaiti paper bag manufacturer Shuaiba Paper Products generated a total 6.8 mln Kuwaiti dinars ($23.3m) in sales in 2004, registering a 17 per cent year-on-year increase, it was reported on May 1, 200

Votorantim Cementos Invests in distribution centre

03 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Brazil’s industrial group Votorantim’s cement production arm, Votorantim Cimentos, invested 4.5 mln Brazilian reais ($1.8m) in a distribution centre in Salvador, in the northeastern state

Cement prices continue to rise

03 May 2005, Published under Cement News

The price of cement in Saudi Arabia continues to rise unchecked as demand pushes up against supply limits. The price of a bag of cement in Jeddah has increased from around SR11 to SR18 per bag over th

Significant hike in cement prices likely

03 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Iranian cement prices are likely to increase by 15 per cent within the next few days, fueling speculations that indices for the product on the stock market would react positively to the move. Managing