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Ukrainian cement prices could be set to rise

09 September 2021, Published under Cement News

The introduction of antidumping duties on imports of Turkish cement could lead to a 50 per cent increase in prices for Ukrainian products, as well as an increase in prices for repairs, housing and construction of infrastructure facilities, according to the former state commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU), Ahia Zahrebelska. "Two years ago, the Ministry of Economy introduced duties on Russian, Belarusian and Moldovan cement, as a result of which the price for Ukrain...

Ukrcement protests against FTA with Turkey

31 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Ukrcement wants to exclude the Urainian cement sector from the agreement on a free trade zone (FTA) with Turkey as cement is a commodity item that can be fully provided by domestic manufacturers. "The signing of an agreement on a free trade zone with Turkey for the cement industry poses a serious threat," said  Pavlo Kachur, head of the Ukrcement association. "We have transferred our position to the Ministry of Economy and the trade representative of Ukraine." Ukrecement is concer...

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...

Ukraine’s cement industry pins hopes on new road construction programme

15 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s Big Construction programme and plans to increase the share of concrete roads in the country provide hope for the domestic cement industry to expand, says Roman Skilsky, executive director of UkrCement, the country’s cement association. “The main reason for optimism is the Big Construction program… This will mean a noticeable increase in demand for cement, which will allow domestic companies to increase the number of idle reserve capacities,” he said. In early August, the Shulgin St...

Ukraine launches antidumping investigation into cement imports

11 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade has launched an antidumping investigation into the import of cement from Turkey, according to Business World.  The commission reportedly received a complaint from Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine, Kryvyi Rih Cement, Mykolaivcement, Podilsky Cement, and Cement LLC with the support of Ivano-Frankivskcement. According to the applicant, during the observation period (2017-19), the import of cement in absolute terms increased by 809 per...

Ukraine cement output up 6% in 1Q20

11 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Ukrainian cement plants have increased their output by 6.3 per cent  YoY in the first quarter of 2020, according to Esmerk CIS News. In January-March 2020 a total of 1.625Mt of cement were produced in the country. If the current growth trend continues, production volumes are expected to exceed 10Mt by the end of the year.

Ukraine cement industry increases output after import antidumping duties

20 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s cement production advanced 10.6 per cent after anti-dumping duties on cement imports were introduced, according to Ukrcement Executive Director, Roman Skilskyi. “After Ukraine introduced antidumping duties in May 2019, cement companies increased the production output of cement clinker by 10.6 per cent as of August 2019 compared to August 2018,” Mr Skilskyi said. Between 2016-19, cement imports into Ukraine rose 18-fold, from 41,700t in 2016 to 752,330t in 2019. In May, the cou...

Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine sees 414% surge in profit

06 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine has reported a 414.2 per cent surge in profit to UAH814.27m (US$32.7m) for 2019, against UAH158.36m in the previous year, according to the Ukrainian News Agency. The company’s total assets as of the end of 2019 also increased by 8.7 per cent YoY to UAH2.65bn.

Ukraine’s cement output slips in 2019

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The production of cement in Ukraine decreased by 0.5 per cent in 2019 when compared to 2018 and by 4.9 per cent when compared with 2017. Cement production reached 8.89Mt in 2019. The fall was attributed to the exit of HeidelbergCement from the market as well as the introduction of antidumping duties on Russian and Belarus imports.

Belarus redirects exports from Ukraine to EU

27 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Belarusian cement exporters plan to switch their export volumes from Ukraine to the EU market, according to the country’s Architecture and Construction Minister, Dmitry Mikulenok. "We stopped shipping cement to Ukraine in July because of anti-dumping duties. We have switched to other markets, mostly the European Union. We will keep working to replace traditional export markets and increase exports to theEuropean Union, not Russia," Mr Mikulenok said. While Belarus used to rely on the Ru...