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APCMA elects new executive committee

23 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Muhammad Ali Tabba, chief executive of Lucky Cement , has been appointed chairman of the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) for the 12 months ending September 2023. Senior vice chairman of the APCMA over the same period has been named as Kohat Cement ’s Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh, while Attock Cement ’s Babar Bashir Nawaz has been elected vice chairman. Also elected were eight executive committee members, including: Sayeed Tariq Saigol ( Maple Leaf Cement ) Azam Fa...

DG Khan Cement sees reduced profit of PKR2.972bn in FY21-22

14 September 2022, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Co Ltd (DGKC) announced the financial result for the FY21-22, posting a profit after tax (PAT) of PKR2.972bn (US$12.7m) compared to PKR3.721bn in the same period last year, depicting a decline of 20 per cent YoY.  However, during the 4QFY21-22 (April-June 2022), the company recorded a loss of PKR647m against a profit after tax of PKR873m in the 4QFY20-21. According to AHL Research, the loss incurred during the fourth quarter was primarily due to the recognition of super t...

Margins affected by 10% super tax

08 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) are scheduled to announce their financial results for FY21-22 in August-September. The cement industry has fingers crossed to see their top line, which is likely to be impacted by the government's imposition of a one-time surcharge on the previous year's income. The Inter Market Securities Ltd estimated that higher tax and interest would chop earnings of the top seven companies.  IMS Cement Universe's (comprising Lucky ...

Pakistan dispatches decline in FY22 by 8%

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) released 12 months of local and overseas dispatch data on 4 July. During the FY21-22 (July 2021-June 2022) total cement dispatches were 52.89Mt, 7.9 per cent lower than 57.43Mt dispatched during the last fiscal year. Domestic consumption during this period fell by one per cent to 47.63Mt from 48.11Mt, while exports declined by 43.6 per cent to 5.25Mt from 9.31Mt from FY20-21. DG Khan Cement Co said in a briefing that local g...

DG Khan Cement to install solar power plant in Punjab

22 June 2022, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Co Ltd (DGKC) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 21 June that its has signed an agreement and established a Letter of credit with Reon Energy Ltd for the supply and installation of the on-grid solar power plant of 6.952MW at its site in Khairpur, District Chakwal, Punjab. The solar power plant is to be financed 100 per cent through the State Bank of Pakistan Financing Scheme for Renewable Energy. The project will be completed in about six months and replace elect...

Cement exports from Pakistan show a mixed trend

21 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement exports continued to report mixed trends in the export of cement and clinker cumulative basis for 11 months and in May alone of FY22, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. AKD Research has attributed this mixed trend to low export prices and increasing coal prices, which have made exports unattractive. Pakistan's cement and clinker exports in the first 11 months of FY21-22 (July 2021 to May 2022) earned US$211.19m in revenue by dispatching 5.465Mt cement and cl...

Pakistani cement producers earn a profit in 1HFY22

11 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The major players in Pakistan’s cement industry have reported a profit during 1HFY22 in Pakistan. The Spectrum Research has attributed to an increase in the topline, a decrease in finance cost and an increase in other costs during this period, particularly in the 2QFY22. However, most of the companies did not announce any dividends.   Industry dispatches in 1HFY22 According to Lucky Cement , the cement industry-wide local sales volume registered a growth of 1.9 per cent to reach 24....

Pakistan is entering a new cement capacity expansion phase

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

In a cement conference, conducted by AKD Securities Ltd CEO, Muhammad Farid Alam, on 15 September 2021, Pakistan's cement industry producers confirmed that the country has entered another expansion phase. The total installed capacity of the cement industry in Pakistan is currently at 69Mta, and a further 18Mta of capacity is in the pipeline. This will take total production capacity to 87Mta by FY24. Atif Kaludi, CFO of Lucky Cement Ltd, Muhammad Rehan, CFO at Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd, S...

DG Khan Cement reports 7% rise in revenue

27 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s DG Khan Cement has announced a net profit of PKR2.24bn (US$14.45m) in the first quarter of 2021, compared to a PKR1.07bn loss in the year-ago period. For the 9MFY20-21, the company has reported a PKR3.25bn profit against a PKR2.01bn loss in the first nine months of FY19-20. Sales revenues also advanced 6.5 per cent YoY to PKR35.37bn in the same period. "Sales, in value terms, registered growth primarily due to stable local cement prices amid soaring cement demand. Gross profit...

DG Khan Cement sees 161% rise in profit

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s DG Khan Cement recorded a 160.8 per cent surge in profit to PKR1.3bn (US$8.17m) for the quarter ending 31 December 2020, compared with PKR500.7m in the year-ago period. The increase has been attributed to a rise in retention prices and falling maintenance and repair costs. Sales declined 4.2 per cent YoY to PKR12.3bn from PKR12.9bn in the 2QFY19-20. Cement offtake also decreased seven per cent to 2.08Mt.