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Tajikistan leading cement importer in Uzbekistan

29 September 2022, Published under Cement News

The State Committee of Uzbekistan on Statistics said the country receives the largest part of its cement imports from Tajikistan, which exported in the 8M22 approximately 625,000t of cement into Uzbekistan. Tajikistan produced 2.9Mt of cement in the January-August 2022 period. Other key importers include Kyrgyzstan and Kazakstan, which exported 458,000t and 409,000t, respectively to Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan reduces imports by 25% in 7M22

24 August 2022, Published under Cement News

In the January-July 2022 period Uzbekistan has imported 1.3Mt of cement, with a value of US$52.2m. In terms of volume, this represents a 24.5 per cent YoY drop from 1.721Mt in the 7M21, reports Asia-Plus. Of this total, 533,000t was exported by Tajikistan, which is the largest importer into Uzbekistan. Other sizeable volumes originated in Kyrgyzstan (385,000t) and Kazakhstan (353,000t). Turkmenistan imported 11,500t, while Iran supplied 6700t and China 1400t. Russia delivered 782t. Tajik...

QuvasayCement cuts costs with Denair compressors

23 June 2022, Published under Cement News

QuvasayCement JSC ( United Cement Group ) has replaced compressors at its production facility, saving up to US$25,109 annually on electricity costs. The facility in Uzbekistan installed new Denair DV 315 compressors manufactured by Denair, a Chinese-German company. The new compressors feature low vibration and noise levels, as well as lower oil content in the output airflow for better environmental compliance. The new compressors have already shown their effectiveness by cutting elec...

Bekabadcement to work on International Transport Corridor

22 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Bekabadcement , part of the United Cement Group Holding , has become a partner of the key project to build the International Transport Corridor connecting Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. Central Asia is one of the most booming markets and an area for the implementation of large international projects. United Cement Group (UCG) contributes significantly to the economic development of Central Asia countries and takes an active part in projects of regional development. The UCG plant products ar...

BekabadCement to launch customer services service

15 June 2022, Published under Cement News

In the autumn of 2022, BekabadCement JSC , (united Cement Group) is going to launch own customer support service. This lab will be opened at the grinding station in the city of Yangiyo’l , Uzbekistan. The lab will focus on automatic sampling and express analysis of concrete mixtures and soils using the latest foreign technologies. Its services will help select and adjust the composition of the mixtures according to the actual needs of each customer. At the same time, the technic...

Uzbekistan sees lower cement output and import in 1Q22

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan produced 2.448Mt of cement in the first quarter of 2022, down from 1.949Mt in the 1Q22, according State Statistics Committee. In the January-March 2022 period Uzbekistan imported 425,300t of cement with a total value of US$16.7m, representing an average price of US$39/t. When compared with the 1Q21 import volumes fell by 342,000t. In 2022 the country expects to significantly increase cement capacity from 21.3Mt in 2021 to 31Mt.

Developing central Asia

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

The central Asian cement markets of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are among the most active accumulators of greenfield plants and expansion projects. Construction and infrastructure projects are on a huge scale and opportunities are emerging for the cement sector to play its part in the development of these countries. By ICR Research, UK. Bordering China, Kazakhstan is seeing large infrastructure projects under impetus of the Belt and Road scheme, while in Uzbekistan infrastructure pro...

Uzbek Commodity Exchanges trades 0.944Mt of cement in 2M22

01 April 2022, Published under Cement News

In the January-February 2022 period, Uzbekistan’s Commodity Exchange has traded 943,500t of cement, of which 864,300t, or 91.6 per cent, were sold at an average price of UZS546,700/t. The average monthly sales volume reached 432,200t. Around 32 per cent of the volumes sold was PC II A-K (P-I) 32.5N cement, followed by PC/A-I 32.5N cement, which accounted for 16 per cent of cement sold. Smaller shares sold were PTS M-400 D-20 cement (12 per cent share), Portland cement (10 per cent) an PTS ...

Akkermann Cement receives funds to acquire Akhangaracement JSC

26 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Gazprombank has allocated funds for the acquisition by Akkermann Cement CA (part of the USM group) for a 98.6 per cent stake in Akhangaracement JSC in Uzbekistan. The transaction was implemented with the attraction of financing from Gazprombank, is not just a creditor but a strategic financial partner of Akkermann Cement LLC.   The group of companies under the Akkermann Cement brand is part of the diversified Russian holding USM. In 2021 Akkermann Cement produced about 4Mt of c...

United Cement Group privatises Qizilqum Cement

05 January 2022, Published under Cement News

United Cement Group is privatising Qizilqumcement JSC, according to the investment company UzAssets, which operates under the State Assets Management Agency of Uzbekistan. UzAssets reached an agreement on the sale of a 86.92 per cent stake held by the Uzbek state to United Cement Group through United Cement Group plc for UZS1.89trn. The cost of the transaction significantly exceeds the level of recent similar transactions in the industry, UzAssets notes. United Cement Group undertook obli...