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Burundi to allow cement imports

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

The Burundi government has announced plans to allow the import of cement in a bid to get prices under control. A shortage of cement in the country due to a lack of production capacity has created a black market with prices that have been steadily rising. Buceco Cement has been seeking a review of cement prices since 2021 due to soaring raw materials and transport costs. The company now wants to increase prices by BIF3000 (US$1.46)/bag. According to Farmers Review Africa, the official ce...