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Turkish cement exports to France rise by 9% in 1H20

14 July 2020, Published under Cement News

In June 2020 the export of Turkish cement to France increased by 65.6 per cent YoY, representing a value of US$12.9m, according to the Turkish Ministry of Trade. Total cement exports from Turkey in June advanced 37.4 per cent to US$343.1m when compared with June 2019. January-June 2020 In January-June 2020 Turkish cement exports to France increased 8.9 per cent YoY to US$61.6m, reported Trend News Agency. Total cement exports from Turkey fell 6.9 per cent YoY in the January-June 2020 pe...

Jan-May exports from Turkey up 33%

16 June 2020, Published under Cement News

In the January-May 2020 cement and clinker exports from Turkey surged 33 per cent to 13Mt, according to the Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB). Export revenues advanced by 16.7 per cent YoY to US$447m. Cement exports were up 34 per cent to 6.1Mt while clinker exports rose by 32 per cent to 6.9Mt. While volume increases were across the board, exports to Ukraine showed particularly robust growth, followed by Togo and Romania. The rise in exports surpasses expectations and TÇMB ...

Turkish cement exports to Georgia fall by 53% in April

08 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement exports from Turkey to Georgia fell by 8.2 per cent between January-April 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, amounting to US$12.8m. In April 2020, cement exports to Georgia fell 52.9 per cent YoY to US$1.5m. Turkey's export of cement to international markets was stable at US$1.1bn in the first four months of 2020, equal to the same period of 2019. The country's cement exports amounted to 2.2 per cent of its total exports over the reporting period. The export of cement to int...

Georgian producers seek support to stop cement dumping

19 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Georgian cement producers have called for government support regarding the influx of cement imports into the country. The country’s producers stated that Turkey is a significant contributor of imports, since it produces a large amount of building materials that are not domestically needed in such quantities. The state therefore gives its producers the opportunity to sell exports below market value, with Turkish cement in the Georgian market reportedly 30-40 per cent cheaper than market va...

Bolu Cimento reduces net loss in 1Q20

15 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s Bolu Cimento Sanayii has considerably reduced its non-consolidated net loss to TRY11.04m (US$1.58m) in the first quarter of 2020, compared with a TRY21.19m loss in the 1Q20. Total revenue increased 43 per cent YoY to TRY104.1m in the January-March period, while the cost of sales surged 44.9 per cent to TRY99.14m from TRY68.4m.

Dal Machinery & Design deliver three kiln shells to Twiga Cement

06 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Dal Machinery & Design (Dal Engineering Group) has delivered three rotary kiln shells for Tanzania Portland Cement Public Ltd (Twiga), Tanzania. The kiln shells were manufactured with a diameter of 3.95m and were delivered to the HeidelbergCement subsidiary on 23 April 2020.   Lorries take the kiln parts on the first part of their journey   One of the kiln shell sections leaves Dal Machinery & Design, headed for Tanzania

Turkish cement sector prepares for COVID-19 impact after strong start to 2020

20 April 2020, Published under Cement News

The Turkish cement sector made a hopeful start in 2020 following a challenging 2019 when it contracted by around 30 per cent. The domestic market showed signs of recovery in January and in March a significant increase in exports was noted. “The production of the Turkish cement industry increased by 31 per cent to 3.6Mt in January 2020 when compared with the same period of the previous year. In the first month of the year, domestic sales increased by 16.8 per cent compared to the same perio...

Turkish exports boom in first quarter, but slowdown expected

10 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s cement sector exports increased by 54 per cent in the first three months of 2020, according to a statement by the Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB). The association has released data on the sector’s March-end export figures and the production figures from January. Accordingly, the Turkish cement sector’s production increased by 31 per cent in January, reaching 3.6Mt. In the first month of the year, the domestic sales of the cement sector increased by 16.8 per...

TÇMB re-elects chairman and announces export success

26 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB) has re-elected Dr Tamer Saka as its chairman, with Dr Saka having already served in the role since July 2019. Following his re-election, Dr Saka highlighted the successes of the country’s cement export industry in 2019. "The total export of clinker and cement in 2019 increased 68 per cent and realised as 23Mt. The total export value of the Turkish cement sector became US$877m, with a 44 per cent increase YoY. We are exporting to more than...

Medcem's Tunisian investment

18 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Hanacem Tunisia is a subsidiary of Medcem Global, the sole cement and clinker exporting company for Turkey-based Eren Holding. To support export operations Medcem constructed the Hanacem grinding plant in Gabès, Tunisia, given that the country serves as a regional hub and platform to north African target markets. By Hanacem Tunisia, Tunisia. Hanacem Tunisia’s 0.6Mta grinding is situated in the Gabès industrial zone, Tunisia Medcem’s integrated flagship cement facility is situate...