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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...

Oman enforces anti-dumping measures

06 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has helped introduce screening measures at the country’s border to reduce cement dumping. The anti-dumping measures began in March but have reportedly been ramped up alongside restrictions on the cross-border movement of goods in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Oman Daily Observer. "We are delighted by the action initiated by the government to limit dumping of cement," said a source at Raysut Cement. "These measures will enable R...

PPC

01 June 2015, Published under Cement News

PPC has reported a nine per cent rise in revenue to ZAR4.5bn in the half-year ended 31 March 2015, compared to the same period last year. Profit over the period, however, has slumped by 38 per cent while EBITDA is down by four per cent, mainly due to poor economic growth, increased cement imports and local competition in the company’s home market of South Africa.  The news in Zimbabwe and Botswana was more encouraging with sales volumes up by nine per cent and 20 per cent, respectively. Rwan...