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China Tianrui Group Cement Co reports 50% rise in FY profit

02 April 2020, Published under Cement News

China Tianrui Group Cement Co has posted for 2019 an attributable profit of CNY1.819bn (US$256m), up 50 per cent when compared with 2018. The company’s full-year revenues increased by 20.1 per cent YoY to CNY12.088bn, according to Reuters.

China Resources Cement sees 8% increase in net profit

30 March 2020, Published under Cement News

China Resources Cement Holdings has reported an 8.1 per cent increase in net profit to HKD8.62bn (US$1.11bn) for 2019. Revenue inched up 0.4 per cent YoY to HKD38.96bn. The company attributed the improved profit margins to lower costs for cement sales. Since the company's principal business area is in mainland China, the yuan's weakness against the Hong Kong dollar in 2019 lowered the company's revenue in HKD terms.

Chinese cement prices recover as work restarts

27 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in China have shown signs of recovery as works in the country resume, according to Xinhua-run Shanghai Securities News. Cement producers in the northwest announced a price increase of their cement products by CNY20-64/t (US$2.82-9.03/t). In the eastern province of Zheijiang some cement products are also had prices increased by CNY10/t. In addition, there have been reports of various parts of the cement industry supply chain gradually recovering. As of March 20, the operating...

Dongwu Cement sees 11% increase in revenue for 2019

26 March 2020, Published under Cement News

China’s Dongwu Cement has seen a 10.7 per cent increase in revenue to CNY571.15m (US$80.5m) in 2019, rising from CNY516.04m in the previous year. Profit declined 32.3 per cent YoY to CNY60.7m from CNY89.67m. "As a result of increases in both sales volume and price in China’s domestic cement industry, operating income of cement segment of the group in 2019 increased steadily as compared with the corresponding period of last year. The group recorded a profit of approximately CNY92,853,000 fr...

China Shanshui Cement records 20% revenue increase

24 March 2020, Published under Cement News

China Shanshui Cement Group has announced a 20.2 per cent YoY rise in operating revenue to CNY21.48bn (US$3.02bn) for 2019, against CNY17.87bn in 2018. Net profit also increased 24.2 per cent to CNY4.69bn from CNY3.78bn. Sales from the company’s cement segment contributed the largest amount to the results, advancing 31.1 per cent YoY to CNY17.18bn from CNY13.1bn in 2018.

China: outward bound

23 March 2020, Published under Cement News

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is now an integral part of the country’s overseas expansion policy. Since its inception in 2013, the BRI has been one of the essential vehicles driving the global spread of Chinese technology and providing a platform for corporate cement and construction giants to enter new markets. ICR takes a look at the initiative’s progress to date and the impact on China’s cement industry, as its shifts from its purely domestic production base to establishing its p...

Anhui Conch Cement posts 13% increase in net profit for 2019

23 March 2020, Published under Cement News

China’s Anhui Conch Cement has announced a 13 per cent increase in net profit to CNY33.59bn (US$4.73bn) for 2019, compared with CNY29.81bn in the previous year. EBITDA advanced 9.5 per cent to CNY49.33bn from CNY45.07bn. Total sales surged 22.3 per cent to CNY157.03bn against CNY128.4bn in 2018. The company has attributed the positive results to higher sales of cement and other construction materials. It is also targeting CNY10bn of capital expenditure in 2020, which is expected to be used...

Conch: window on 2025

16 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The dramatic expansion of the Chinese cement market over the past three decades has been nothing short of an economic miracle. ICR speaks with Dengbang Gao, chairman of the Conch Group (China) and president of the China Cement Association, about the growth of the domestic sector and the achievements of Conch Group in China and abroad. Dengbang Gao, chairman of Conch Group (China) and president of the China Cement Association ICR: Cement consumption in China has grown at an asto...

Asia’s plastic potential

09 March 2020, Published under Cement News

With the highest consumption of plastic in the world and representing two-thirds of global cement production, five Asian countries provide the opportunity to address the worldwide issue of non-recyclable plastic waste. By Dr Kåre Helge Karstensen, Palash Kumar Saha, Eirik Vigerust, Anneli Alatalo Paulsen, Dr Christian John Engelsen and Dr Mehdi Ahmadi, SINTEF, Norway. Collection of plastic in Binh Duong, Vietnam, January 2020 A total of 6.3bnt of plastic waste was created global...

Coronavirus' impact on cement

06 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has already made a leap out of China and is rapidly affecting international communities and stock markets around the world. The cement sector has not been immune from being caught up in events and not just at the point of origin in Wuhan, China. While not widely reported, China's Hubei province was quick to try and expunge any spread of COVID-19 in February 2020 when it started taking medical waste from hospitals to be incinerated at cement plants. Four fully-en...