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Deutsche Bank revises China outlook

10 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Following discussions with the China Cement Association, Deutsche Bank now expect capacity growth of 7.5% and 3.4% in 2012 and 2013 versus its previous expectations of 4.1% and 2.2%. Deutsche forecast national demand to grow 3.3% in 2012 compared to its previous forecast of 4.1%. This could prove conservative if property stabilizes and the economy recovers in 2H12, the bank notes. Nevertheless, it expects 2012 to be the year when supply pressure on producers is the greatest over the past ...

China United Cement seeks acquisition loan

08 February 2012, Published under Cement News

State-owned China United Cement Group Corp is seeking a CNY798m three-year loan for the acquisition of Daewoo Cement (Shandong) Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Daewoo International Corp, banking sources said. Bloomberg reports that several banks, including Chinese and foreign, are looking at the deal that is said to offer a margin of 110 per cent of the People’s Bank of China rate, Reuters reports.

China considers tougher emission rules for cement producers

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

China's environment ministry is considering launching stricter rules regarding NOx emissions from cement plants, which, if implemented, could sharply affect the net profits of local producers. Chinese Vice Minister of Environment Protection, Zhang Lihjun, last month said during a visit to Anhui Conch, that he ministry plans to introduce stricter rules, the Shanghai-based daily reported. China had previously said it plans to cut the cement industry’s NOx emissions by 10 per cent by 201...

Tianshan Cement to issue new shares, China

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Xinjian Tianshan Cement, based in Northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, announced that 100 million of its new shares will be tradable on 3 February, China Business Newswire reports. The company said on 11 January that it would issue no more than 120 million new shares to raise up to CNY2.8bn. After the issuance the company has 488 million shares.

Tebodin opens new China office

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Consultant and engineering company, Tebodin, has set up its third office in China, this time in Nanjing, in Eastern China, 300km from Shanghai.   Tebodin (Nanjing) Engineering & Design Co, Ltd is the latest addition to Tebodin's global network consisting of approximately 50 offices active in 20 countries. It is the sixth office in Asia Pacific region together with Shanghai in China (2004), Chennai in India (2007), Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (2009), Guangzhou in China (2010), and Jakarta in...

Jidong Cement completes private bond placement, China

01 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Tangshan Jidong Cement announced today that it has finished a CNY1.91bn (US$302.8m) private placement to a Hong Kong-based investment company, China Business Newswire reports. Tangshan Jidong Cement Co issued more than 134.75 million new shares to the Hong Kong company at RMB 14.21 apiece. The shares account for 10% of Tangshan Jidong Cement Co's enlarged share capital.

Jiangxi unit receives tax rebates, China

01 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Jiangxi Wannianqing Cement announced on Tuesday that one of its units recently received CNY23.9m of tax rebates. The money will be counted into the unit's earnings in the first quarter of 2012, and CNY15.54m of the total shall be counted into the net profit of Jiangxi Wannianqing Cement Co, China Business Newswire reports.

China cement output rises 16.1%

23 January 2012, Published under Cement News

China’s cement outpur rose 16.1 per cent YoY to 2.06bnt, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on its website. The news comes despite the government tightening the property market which dampened demand to some extent, according the NDRC.

Allied Cement: market challenges ahead, China

19 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Allied Cement of China, which made its debut on the main board of Hong Kong’s stock exchange yesterday, said it faces slowing demand growth for its products on the back of the economic slowdown and a credit squeeze in China. During a ceremony to mark the company’s listing, its managing director Ng Qinghai said demand in the Yangtze River Delta (East China), Allied Cement’s main market, would increase approximately 5-10 per cent this year. This is slower than the 12 per cent registered last...

Anhui Conch acquisition, China

19 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement plans to acquire Anhui Conch Venture Capital’s no 4 and 5 energy saving equipment factories, and relevant land use rights, for a total of CNY22m, reports Shanghai Securities News, citing a company filing. According to the filing, the cement maker plans to set up an equipment storage centre, which will boost production and lower procurement costs. The factories purchased will be mainly used for storage, said the firm.