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Cement exports from Pakistan contract in 5MFY18

27 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's export of cement during the first five months of current financial year (July-November 2017) recorded a YoY fall of 17.3 and 19.52 per cent in terms of quantity and US dollar value, respectively, according to data released by the Federal Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan. The breakdown shows that Pakistan exported 2.059Mt of cement and earned export revenues of US$104.03m in July-Nov 2017, compared to 2.489Mt at US$129.25m in the corresponding months of the previous f...

Pakistan sees 31% YoY rise in exports in October 2017

24 November 2017, Published under Cement News

The export revenue of the cement industry in Pakistan fell 18.57 per cent YoY throughout the July-October 2017 period, to PKR9.05bn (US$85.97m) from PKR11.12bn. The volume of cement exported also decreased by 16.6 per cent in the same period, to 1.7Mt from 2.03Mt of the year-ago period. Exports to Afghanistan recorded an increase of 15.41 per cent YoY  to 885,967t. However, exports to India saw a drop of 22.9 per cent YoY to 377,761t for the four-month period. Likewise, cement exports to th...

Iran exports 7.1Mt of cement in 7FY17-18

15 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Iran has exported cement to the value US$233m in the first seven months of the current financial year (started 20 March 2017). In terms of volumes, 7.1Mt of cement were exported to some 34 countries during this period. Exports included US$5000 of white Portland cement to the US but Iran’s main customer was Iraq, with an offtake of cement to the value of US$64m. Smaller shipments were delivered to Afghanistan (US$46m) and Kuwait (US$23m). In terms of products, white cement was the most...

Pakistan cement export revenue continues to fall in 1QFY17

26 October 2017, Published under Cement News

The export revenue of cement from Pakistan during the first three months of current financial year (July to September 2017) recorded a YoY fall of 17.84 per cent and 18.89 per cent in terms of quantity and value in dollars, respectively, according to data released by Federal Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan. The breakdown during the period shows that country exported 1.22Mt of cement and earned export revenue of US$62.69m, compared to 1.48Mt at US$77.29m from July to September ...

Monthly advance in Pakistan export revenues

30 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement export revenue during July 2017 increased by 25.02 per cent compared to the previous month but declined by 0.94 per cent on YoY basis, according to data released by the country's Federal Bureau of Statistics.   A breakdown of the figures reveals that the country exported 428,489t of cement with revenues of US$22.51m in July 2017 compared to 349,430t at US$18.01m in June, 2017. This translates into a rise of 22.63 and 25.02 per cent in volume and value terms, respectively. ...

Double-digit decline in Pakistan cement exports over 11FY17

20 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement exports during the first 11 months (July 2016 to May 2017) of the current fiscal declined by 21.27 per cent to 4.319Mt versus 5.486Mt a year earlier, according to latest data from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). Exports to Afghanistan decreased from 0.206Mt in May 2016 to 0.097Mt in May 2017, representing a decline of 53.03 per cent. Exports to India also fell from 0.135Mt in May 2016 to 0.114Mt in May 2017, down 15.22 per cent YoY. The APCMA e...

Pakistan cement exports continue to disappoint

25 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan exported 225,778t cement in April on revenues of US$13.49m, down 25.28 and 18.54 per cent, respectively compared to the previous month. Compared to April 2016, export volumes were down by 49.65 per cent from 507,958t and revenues fell by 49.65 per cent (US$26.31m) a year earlier, data from Pakistan's Federal Bureau of Statistics shows. In the first 10 months of FY16-17, the country exported 3.9Mt of cement at a total value of US$205m, considerably lower than the 5.06Mt at US$274.3...

No sign of Pakistan cement export recovery

28 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan recorded export volumes of 204,159t cement in March 2017 on revenues of US$11.38m, representing a MoM decline of 11.77 and 7.04 per cent, respectively.  On an annual comparative basis, the declines were much steeper with volumes down 65.03 per cent and revenues falling 59.86 per cent, according to the country's Federal Bureau of Statistics.               In the first nine months of FY16-17, cement exports totalled 3.644Mt or US$191.51m compared with 4.555Mt at US$248.02m ...

Pakistan sees decline in 1HFY17 cement exports to South Africa and Afghanistan

03 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement exports revenue continued their downward trend, with most of the 14.4 per cent YoY decline in 1HFY17 (July-December) due to two markets, South Africa and Afghanistan. However, a slight consolation was continued strong demand from India which partially offset the declines witnessed in the two aforementioned markets, the country's Central Bank observed in its second quarterly report released on 31 March 2017.   Cement exports to Afghanistan and African countries (mainly Sout...

Czech investment in west Afghanistan plant project

28 March 2017, Published under Cement News

A Czech company is reportedly set to invest US$70m in the establishment of a cement plant in west Afghanistan, according to Afghan local press. The agreement will be inked in next two months with a Czech firm, according to Sirus Alaf, an Afghan presidential economic adviser. The 1600tpd plant, to be built in the Zenda Jan district, will also aim to attract investment from Afghanistan’s private sector, the report added. “It will transform the future of Afghanistan especially southwester...