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Paraguay: cement price decrease expected

17 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Jorge Méndez, head of Paraguay’s Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC), announced a drop in cement prices for 2015-16. At present the price of a 50kg bag of cement is PYG42,000, but next year is expected to see the price fall to PYG35,000. The upcoming change has been attributed to production process modifications such as the plant’s new dryers and fuel switch at the Vallemí works.

Low Paraguay river makes INC clinker transport difficult

23 November 2012, Published under Cement News

The low levels of the Paraguay river are making transport of clinker more difficult. The current water level is adding 20% to the clinker transport bill of Industria Nacional del Cimento (INC), according to its president, Carlos Krüssel Llano. INC produces clinker at Vallemí and then ships it to its Villeta grinding unit. However, the company’s president assured that Villeta currently has a good stock of clinker and that it would have no difficulties supplying the market with the necessar...

Paraguay’ INC plans to increase cement prices

20 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Industria Nacional del Cemento intends to raise the price of cement to offset its high production costs. While no official figure has been released yet, data indicate that the company is currently suffering a PYG6000 loss for each bag it produces. Carlos Kruessel Llano, INC president, said that a detailed study of cost composition would be made before a new price level would be announced.

INC to import 80,000t of clinker, Paraguay

30 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) will rise this week to the Public Procurement website’s invitation to bid, with an auction to buy 80,000t of clinker imports. This is the second call for tenders for purchase of imported clinker, since the former was declared void because the offers that had exceeded the budget of the state company. INC President, Edgar Acosta explained that while the company has 30,000t of domestic production in stock the problem is the limited transport capacity, as...