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Ukraine set to introduce new antidumping duties on imports

23 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s interdepartmental commission for international trade has decided to introduce antidumping duties on imported cement clinker and Portland cement of 115 per cent for goods originating in Russia, 57 per cent for Belarus and 94.5 per cent for Moldova, according to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry. The duties will reportedly be levied for five years. The final antidumping duty will be charged as a percentage of the customs value and in addition to the import duty. The duty ...

Belarusian president calls to improve cement exports

17 May 2019, Published under Cement News

The president of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, has called to raise the cement exports of the country during a meeting to appoint Alyaksandr Dawhala as the new CEO of Belarusian Cement Co, according to BelaPAN. "There is enough cement in our country," said Mr Lukashenko. "Cement industrialists once told me that they would like to double output and modernise production facilities. We invested money and modernised [production facilities], but it is necessary to effectively work in external m...

Belarus looks to increase cement sold via commodity exchange

31 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Belarus'  Architecture and Construction Ministry is in favor of exporting more cement via the country's commodity exchange, according to Deputy Architecture and Construction Minister, Alexander  Sidorov .     "We’ve  previously agreed that we are going to sell 10 per cent of the total amount of cement exported by Belarusian cement mills  via the commodity exchange. If the demand of foreign buyers rises, we are ready to raise the share of cement exported via the exch...

Belarusian cement exports to be sold through commodity exchange

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

From 1 January 2019, approximately 200,000tpa or 10 per cent of Belarus’ total cement exports will be available to purchase from the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), according to Roman Yaniv, press secretary of BUCE. Selling cement through this arrangement means that the country will be able to diversify target markets. Vladimir Kiselev, director general, Belarusian Cement Co, has stated that the company is ready to sell any amount of cement through the commodity exchange. ...

Belarus and Russia trade US$400m of cement in 2014-18

02 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The Belarusian Architecture and Construction Ministry (BACM) has announced that US$400m of cement was traded between Belarus and Russia between 2014-2018. Anatoly Cherny, BACM minister, and Mikhail Skorokhod, president of Eurocement Group, met on Wednesday to discuss 1H18 results and future tasks, according to Belarus Daily News. A bilateral document was signed in 2014 allowing Eurocement to sell Belarusian cement in Russia, fully satisfying the demand for the country’s cement on the Russi...

Ukraine's ICIT to initiate anti-dumping investigations

05 July 2018, Published under Cement News

On 4 July 2018, Ukraine's Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade (ICIT) announced the initiation of two anti-dumping investigations into imports of steel and cement. The products being looked at by the investigations include cement originating from Russia, Belarus and Moldova. Both investigations are the latest in a series of Ukraine's probes into and measures against Russian and Belarus exports, but this is the first time when Ukraine called products from Moldova into questio...

CRH

02 July 2018, Published under Cement News

With the beginning of 2019, CRH will have a new global Building Products division, which will combine the Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution and Americas Products divisions. Following the recent sale of the North American distribution activities, CRH has announced that it has started on a strategic review of the Europe Distribution activities, with the aim of improving margins and the return. CRH is selling its 0.3Mta cement plant at the Three Forks cement works in Montana to Grupo Cem...

Belarusian government ready to sell Krasnoselskstroymaterialy

18 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The Belarusian government is ready to sell Krasnoselskstroymaterialy to CRH for approximately US$200m, according to Deputy Prime Minister, Anatol Kalinin. "The investor does not want to buy the entire stake although we are offering it to purchase 100 per cent of its shares," he said, adding that the sides continued their talks and were bringing their positions closer together. The government is determined to carry out a targeted privatisation, said Mr Kalinin. The cement manufacturer has...

OAO Belarusian Cement Plant shows potential

22 January 2018, Published under Cement News

OAO Belarusian Cement Plant, part of the Belarusian Cement Company, has potential for development. The Belarusian economy minister, Vladimir Zinovsky, made this statement when he visited the plant on Saturday, according to BelTA. The minister also noted that the business can grow through cost reduction efforts and by introducing new competitive products with a high added value. Mr Zinovsky stated that the stable operation of the company is a factor in the sustainable economic development ...

Belarus government increases stake in three cement producers

29 September 2017, Published under Cement News

The Council of Ministers in Belarus has issued a directive providing for an increase in the government’s stake in three cement producers. The government will raise its stakes in Belarussian Cement Plant in Kastsyukovichy and Krychawtsementnashyfer in Krychaw, which are both in the Mahilyow region, as well as Krasnaselskbudmateryyaly in the Vawkavysk district, Hrodna region, according to Belapan news service. The increase will equal the amount of financial support provided to the companies...