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Taiwan's producers see mixed September results

08 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement has reported a 7.9 per cent YoY rise in September revenue to TWD7.83bn (US$278.97m) from TWD7.26bn in the year-ago period. In the first nine months of the year, revenue increased 13.3 per cent to TWD61.81bn from TWD54.56bn. Universal Cement saw revenue advance 17.2 per cent YoY in September to TWD528.3m, while its 9M21 revenue was up 12.1 per cent to TWD4.36bn from TWD3.89bn. Elsewhere, Lucky Cement announced a 29 per cent decline in revenue for September to TWD269.96...

Asia Cement posts 7% rise in revenue

11 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement has recorded a 6.7 per cent YoY rise in revenue to TWD22.08bn (US$792.89m) in the second quarter of the year, compared to TWD20.69bn in the year-ago period. However, net profit saw a 3.3 per cent fall to TWD4.52bn from TWD4.67bn in the 2Q20.

Asia Cement creates shore power solution for vessels

21 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement Corp has announced the completion of a full shore power project for its cement vessels, which will see its cement carriers use the onshore Taipower energy supply instead of using on-board generators while berthing at port. The project is expected to save over 1474t of fuel per year and effectively cut 5329t of CO 2 emissions. Asia Cement currently has four cement carriers that transport cement from its Hualien plant to various ports of Taiwan and overseas markets. In ...

Asia Cement records 36% increase in revenue

14 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement has recorded a 36.1 per cent YoY increase in revenue to TWD17.88bn (US$639.38m) for the first quarter of 2021, up from TWD13.14bn in the 1Q20. Net profit advanced 330.2 per cent to TWD3.2bn from TWD743.77m in the year-ago period, while pre-tax profit reached TWD4.74bn from TWD1.57bn.

A change in direction for Taiwanese cement producers

01 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan's cement sector saw tremendous growth in 2020, after the country acted rapidly and very successfully to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Cement consumption rose from 9.48Mt in 2019 to 10.07Mt in 2020, a rise of 6.2 per cent, according to data released by the Taiwan Cement Manufacturers' Association. Cement consumption previously exceeded 10Mt in 2015, when it peaked at 10.6Mt. It fell to 8.88Mt in 2017 before recovering to its current level, and in 2021 it is forecast to reach 10.36Mt,...

Asia Cement to purchase additional stake in Chiahui Power

11 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Japan-based Electric Power Development Co, also known as J-Power, is planning to sell its entire stake in  Chiahui Power to Taiwan’s Asia Cement for TWD5.37bn (US$183m). The share sale is subject to the approval of Taiwan’s authorities. Asia Cement, by purchasing the 39.97 per cent share, will raise its stake in Chiahui Power to 99.7 per cent. J-Power initially acquired the Chiahui Power shares from Asia Cement in 2002 and invested around JPY8bn (US$7m) into the firm, making it its lar...

Asia Cement Corp sees 32% decline in revenue

15 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement Corp has posted a 32.2 per cent decline in revenue to TWD13.14bn (US$439.2m) in the first quarter of 2020, compared with TWD19.39bn in the year-ago period. Net profit also fell 74.6 per cent YoY to TWD743.77m from TWD2.93bn in the 1Q19.

Asia Cement launches 25kg bags

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Asia Cement has started the production of cement in 25kg bags, according to Esmerk Russian News. The smaller pack size is suitable for small construction works and minor repairs. Bags are made from multilayer microcreped paper with a density of 80gm/m 2 .

Asia Cement records 83% revenue surge in 2018

01 February 2019, Published under Cement News

South Korea’s Asia Cement has announced a 82.8 per cent YoY increase in revenue in its preliminary unaudited results for the 2018 period, rising to KRW843.3bn (US$754.1m) from KRW461.2bn. Operating profit surged 49 per cent to KRW79.3bn from KRW53.2bn. However, 2018 net profit dropped 67.8 per cent to KRW17.84bn, compared with KRW55.38bn of the year-ago period.

Asia Cement Corp sees 167% rise in 2Q net profit

14 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Taiwan's Asia Cement reported a 37.6 per cent increase in revenues to TWD22.425bn (US$728.2m) in the April-June 2018 quarter from TWD16.298bn in 2Q17. Pretax profit was up by 174.9 per cent from TWD2.469bn in the 2Q17 to TWD6.788bn in 2Q18 while net profit surged by 167.9 per cent to TWD4.33bn in the 2Q18 from TWD1.616bn in the year-ago period.