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Malaysia's construction sector to grow by 4% in 2020

20 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Malaysia's construction sector will expand by 3.5 per cent, in real terms, in 2020, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. Nominal growth of the country’s construction sector hit 1.1 per cent in 2019, but in real terms, a flatline growth rate of 0.04 per cent YoY was reported. Fitch expects the sector’s growth to expand, as construction activity across both the infrastructure and buildings sector in 2020 is sighted to pick up. The pipeline of Malaysia's major rail and road sector is val...

Fitch affirms Elementia's IDR, Outlook Stable

19 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Mexico-based Elementia, Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB+', as well as its long-term national scale rating at 'A+(mex)'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. "Elementia's ratings reflect its strong business profile characterised by geographic and product line diversification, leading market shares in copper and in several of its building systems products, which have high brand recognition. Other factors include a well-developed ...

Fitch upgrades TCL's IDRs to 'B-'; Outlook Stable

01 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Foreign and Local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) to 'B-' from 'D' and assigned an expected rating to the company's proposed senior secured term loan of 'B-(EXP)/RR4'. The rating Outlook is Stable The upgrade reflects the restructuring steps TCL has taken under the increased ownership, support and strategic guidance from Cemex (Cemex; 'B+'/Stable Outlook) following the default on its bank loans in September 2014. Fitch exp...

Fitch affirms Siam Cement ratings, outlook Stable

30 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Fitch has affirmed Siam Cement Co's (SCC) National Long-Term Rating at 'A(tha)', National Short-Term Rating at 'F1(tha)' and its senior unsecured debentures at 'A(tha)'. The outlook is ‘Stable. Fitch expects SCC's capex to increase in 2014-2015 as it expands its businesses, particularly in Southeast Asia. A majority of investments will be in the cement and building materials businesses. It expects SCC's net adjusted debt/EBITDAR, including dividends from associates, to be within 3.0x-3.5x ...