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Uzbekistan sees production fall 13% YoY in February

26 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Portland cement production fell 13 per cent YoY to 551,200t in February 2020, according to the country’s State Statistics Committee. In the first two months of the year, production was down 19.5 per cent to 1.02Mt when compared to the same period last year. The production of Portland cement in 2019 increased 15.9 per cent YoY to 9.68Mt, while imports declined by 6.8 per cent to 3.27Mt.

China: outward bound

23 March 2020, Published under Cement News

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is now an integral part of the country’s overseas expansion policy. Since its inception in 2013, the BRI has been one of the essential vehicles driving the global spread of Chinese technology and providing a platform for corporate cement and construction giants to enter new markets. ICR takes a look at the initiative’s progress to date and the impact on China’s cement industry, as its shifts from its purely domestic production base to establishing its p...

Uzbekistan: time to celebrate?

17 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Following a dramatic rise in construction activity, the Uzbek cement industry has seen local sales surge. To meet this increasing demand, existing producers are expanding their production facilities and the booming market has attracted a flood of interest from Chinese investors. By Annexure Financial Solutions, China. Uzbekistan is carrying out bold economic reforms that have resulted in a strong growth in investment and an increase in consumption, underpinning rising cement demand...

Turkmenistan exports 0.256Mt in 2019

21 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkmenistan’s Lebap cement plant in Koytendag district exported 256,000t, or nearly 30 per cent of its production, in 2019. The majority of exports were M400 and M500 cement shipments, which were delivered to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. The plant is one of the largest in central Asia and its production capacity of 1Mta could be extended to 1.5Mta. There are also plans to build a further, similar plant in the district to increase the country’s cement export potential.

New 2500tpd plant launches in Uzbekistan

22 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan has seen the launch of a new 2500tpd cement plant in Besharyk, Fergana, according to Uzbekistan Daily. The facility was put into operation with the backing of China’s Shanxi Xiangsheng. "In the future we plan to implement many projects in the field of housing and roads. There are great opportunities for this in your country. At the moment, we have launched a number of investment projects in other regions,' said Guajo Gu, head of Shanxi Xiangsheng. The project represents an init...

Uzbekistan plans to order cement producers to monitor air emissions

28 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection has announced plans to order all existing cement enterprises to establish sampling and analysis stations for sources of emissions into the air. A draft resolution from the Cabinet of Ministers outlines the plan "to oblige all cement enterprises operating in Uzbekistan to establish automatic stations for sampling and analysis of samples at sources of atmospheric air pollution, as well as stationary observation points in ...

Surkhoncementinvest commissions first stage of plant

18 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Surkhoncementinvest has commissioned the first stage of its cement plant in Jarkurgan district, Surkhandarya. When the facility reaches its full capacity, it is expected to produce 1.1Mta of cement and export 0.75Mta of this product. "Surkhandarya region has enormous economic opportunities. There are many underground wealth, there are almost all the elements of the periodic table. We must effectively use this for the benefit of our people", said Shavkat Mirziyoyev, president o...

Uzbekistan's fast-changing cement market

06 September 2019, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported that Eurocement's new 3Mta line at its Akhangarancement plant in Uzbekistan was nearing the last phase of construction, as Beijing Triumph International Engineering Co confirmed that 90 per cent of the project has been constructed. The large-scale expansion is expected to make a big difference to the country's cement production, even though it is having phased start-up stages between 2020-21. Eurocement has a strong position in the Uzbekistan cement sector, but it...

Akhangarancement records 29% production increase in 7M19

03 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan’s Akhangarancement has recorded a 29 per cent YoY increase in production for the first seven months of 2019, reaching 1.1Mt of cement. The company also shipped 34 per cent more products to customers. In July alone, 190,349t of cement was shipped, the company’s best result since 2013. The growth in production and shipping indicators was also felt in the quarry of the plant, which mined over 1Mt of limestone between January-July 2019.

Uzbekistan's cement imports rise 32% in 7M19

02 September 2019, Published under Cement News

In the first seven months of 2019, Uzbekistan has recorded a 32.3 per cent YoY increase in cement imports at a total value of US$105.6m, according to the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan. In the overall structure of building material imports, the share of cement has increased to 14.1 per cent. However, domestic cement production also rose 17.6 per cent to 5.399Mt in January-July 2019, compared with 4.69Mt in the year-ago period. Next month Uzbekistan is set to abolish the customs...