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Ukraine ready to lift import duty on Moldova

10 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Ukraine is ready to end its anti-dumping duty on cement from Moldova by the end of 2023, according to the Ministry of Economic Development and Digitalisation of Moldova. The announcement comes after a meeting between the co-chairs of the Moldovan-Ukrainian Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade in Odessa. Along with the duty removal, the two countries also agreed to help remove other barriers to trade by simplifying border controls to optimise the flow of goods, review enviro...

Ukrainian court dismisses claim to cancel anti-dumping duties

14 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s District Administrative Court of Kyiv has reportedly dismissed the claim of the managing company of Belarusian Cement Co and its local importers regarding the cancellation of anti-dumping duties on cement imports into Ukraine, established by the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade in May 2019. The news was reported by the Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, which represents the interests of third parties in the case. "The court recognised the need to protect the violated...

LafargeHolcim appoints new Romanian CEO and country head for Moldova

07 January 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has announced the appointment of Bogdan Dobre as its new CEO for Romania and country head for Moldova effective from 1 January   2021. Dobre replaced Horia Adrian, who ran the company's operations in the two countries in the last three years, LafargeHolcim said in a press release. Mr Dobre joined Holcim Romania in 2000 and was commercial director between 2013 and 2020, director of the concrete and  aggregates division between 2011 and 2013, and national cement sales ma...

Ukrainian capacity utilisation on the rise

08 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Antidumping duties on Portland cement and clinker from Belarus, Moldova and Russia introduced by the Ukrainian government last summer have led to an increase in output and capacity utilisation in Ukraine’s cement plants, according to Interfax-Ukraine. "We regard this step as positive, which allowed us to increase the load of enterprises and output of marketable products. Now our capacities are 90 per cent loaded," said Mykola Kruts, the chairman of the board of Ivano-Frankivskcement.

Ukraine set to introduce new antidumping duties on imports

23 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s interdepartmental commission for international trade has decided to introduce antidumping duties on imported cement clinker and Portland cement of 115 per cent for goods originating in Russia, 57 per cent for Belarus and 94.5 per cent for Moldova, according to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry. The duties will reportedly be levied for five years. The final antidumping duty will be charged as a percentage of the customs value and in addition to the import duty. The duty ...

Ukraine's ICIT to initiate anti-dumping investigations

05 July 2018, Published under Cement News

On 4 July 2018, Ukraine's Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade (ICIT) announced the initiation of two anti-dumping investigations into imports of steel and cement. The products being looked at by the investigations include cement originating from Russia, Belarus and Moldova. Both investigations are the latest in a series of Ukraine's probes into and measures against Russian and Belarus exports, but this is the first time when Ukraine called products from Moldova into questio...

Moldova applies quota on cement imports from Ukraine

29 April 2016, Published under Cement News

The government of Moldova has introduced protective quotas and duties on several commodities including cement produced in Ukraine. The resolution of the Moldovan government said products will be limited with quotas, while goods imported in excess of the restrictions will have protective duties applied. The quota for cement is 500t and if volumes imported from Ukraine exceed this level custom duties will be applied at 10 per cent. The quotas will be granted on a "first come - first serv...

Lafarge Moldova appoints new director

14 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Nicolas Valdinoci has been announced as the new director of Lafarge Moldova, replacing Louis de Sambucy who is moving to Lafarge Algeria. Mr Valdinoci has been at Lafarge since 2007. For three years he worked in the company’s department of strategy and in 2010 he became the financial director of the concrete and aggregates division of Lafarge Algeria. In 2012, he was appointed the deputy director of sales at Lafarge Algeria. Lafarge holds a 95.31 per cent stake in Lafarge Ciment (Moldova)....

Lafarge Ciment Moldova opens rail terminal to serve southern market

10 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Ciment Moldova has opened a new terminal to help better serve the southern market of the Balkan country. Previous deliveries from the plant in Rezina to the south were carried out by truck, travelling a distance of over 200km. However, with the new Comrat terminal, bagged cement will be transported by rail and stored, and thereafter be delivered to local distributors and sold to end-users. “With this terminal we will make sure that our products are available to all, all year long an...