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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...

Ukraine picks up the pace

17 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Ahead of the forthcoming UkrCemFor 2019 conference in Kiev next month, Pavlo Kachur, chairman of the Association of Cement Producers of Ukraine (Ukrcement), provides a timely update on the domestic cement sector’s priorities, progress and prospects. CRH-owned Mykolaiv Cement’s 1.3Mta works is one of the three cement plants owned by the Irish group in Ukraine ICR: How did the Ukrainian construction industry and domestic cement demand perform in 2018? Pavlo Kachur (PK): The st...

Ukraine industry moves against counterfeit cement

24 September 2018, Published under Cement News

This week Ukrcement, the Ukranian cement association, reported that counterfeit cement was prevalent in Ukraine's cement market. It is more disappointing news for local producers who have seen cement production drop by 3.7 per cent in the first seven months of the year. The cement association recently commissioned GFK Ukraine to carry out research into the packaging of cement products sold in the domestic retail market. The research agency visited 180 building material outlets, supermark...

Ukrcement carries out cement quality study

19 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Ukraine’s cement association, Ukrcement, has carried out a new study into the quality of cement on the consumer market. The research found that over 80 per cent of cement with incorrect labelling was counterfeit. "According to the new quality study of 50 cement bags with wrong labeling, 82 per cent of cement proved to be counterfeit, more than 50 per cent of samples had less weight than declared, 56 per cent with weaker strength were not cement at all, because they did not comply with reg...