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Iran's cement and clinker exports rise 22%

06 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Iran exported 11.4Mt of cement and clinker to 37 countries in the first eight months of the Iranian year from 21 March 2019-21 November 2019. Exports during the period rose by 22 per cent, compared to the corresponding period a year ago, according to the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation. Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Russia were the top destinations for cement and clinker exports and the top 10 countries accounted for 78 per ce...

Clinker exports lead in export during 5MFY19/20

02 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan overseas export of cement and clinker saw a healthy growth of 21.5 per cent during the first five months of FY19-20 (July-November 2019) to 3.608Mt from 2.97Mt in the year-ago period. The country exported 1.657Mt of clinker out of a total of 3.608Mt of cement/clinker in 5MFY19-20 as compared to 800,773t of clinker out of total 2.97Mt of cement/clinker in 5MFY18-19, according to All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). Pakistan exported 1.157Mt of cement to Afghanist...

Indonesian exports advance 15% in November

18 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement and clinker exports from Indonesia rose 15.4 per cent to 648,354t in November 2019, according to figures published by Semen Indonesia. In November 2018 exports totalled 561,950t. Cement exports fell 6.1 per cent YoY to 129,621t in November when compared with 138,079t in November 2018. However, the decline was offset by a 22.4 per cent rise in clinker exports. In November 2019 clinker exports advanced to 518,733t from 423,871t in the previous year. January-November 2019 Total exp...

Cement export from Bangladesh continues to slide in 4MFY19-20

15 November 2019, Published under Cement News

According to Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh's cement industry has earned an export revenue of US$3.18m between July and October 2019-20 compared to US$3.94m earned in same period last year. This translates a fall of 19.3 per cent YoY basis. The export figure also includes a minor amount of salt, stone and related products.   The export value for cement fell 3.9 per cent below the target of US$3.31, set by the government for first four months of FY19-20.   The EPB had se...

Kenya reports decline in cement exports

03 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Kenya has reportedly seen 9017t of cement exports in the first quarter of 2019, which represents a value of KES11m (US$106,940). This is a significant decline when compared to the 1Q17, which saw export volumes of 98,824t at a value of KES877m, according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

Tajikistan's cement exports rise in 5M19

26 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Tajikistan has exported nearly 620,000t of cement over the first five months of 2019, with average monthly exports at around 124,000t. The total is over 100,000t more than in Jan-May 2018, according to Asia-Plus. In the 5M19 the country exported 346,000t of cement to Uzbekistan, 247,000t to Afghanistan and 27,000t to Kyrgyzstan, according to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies (MoINT).

Bangladesh records a 20% fall in export revenue

22 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh's cement industry has recorded a 20.4 per cent decline in export revenue to US$8.82m during the 10MFY18-19, compared to US$11.08m of the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, according to the Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau. The export figure also includes a minor amount of salt, stone and related products. The export value fell 23 per cent below the US$11.45m target set by the government for the period. For the FY18-19 the export target for the cement industry is US$...

Pakistan's cement export value rises 31%

21 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s cement export revenue for the first 10 months of the current fiscal observed a YoY growth of 30.9 per cent and 52.3 per cent in terms of dollar value and quantity, respectively, according to Pakistan's Bureau of Statistics (PBS). The country’s cement industry earned foreign exchange revenues of US$243.11m by exporting 5.71Mt of cement and clinker during the 10MFY18-19, compared to US$185.74m at 3.74Mt in the same period last year. In terms of export value in Pakistani rupee, ex...

Egyptian cement exports decline in the 2M19

24 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Egyptian cement exports declined in value to US$19m in the first two months of 2019 compared with US$23m of the year-ago period, according to the Export Council for Building Materials (ECBM). In February alone, exports fell 11.1 per cent YoY to US$8m from US$9m. The same month saw the country export to 26 countries, including five new markets, Japan, Cyprus, Slovenia, Spain, France and China. Libya is ranked at the top of cement importing countries, according to the report. Imports incre...

Pakistan's exports to South Africa fall after anti-dumping duty

18 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s cement exports to South Africa have significantly fallen over the last two years as a result of the anti-dumping duty imposed by the South African government, according to Mohammad Rafiq Memon, chairman of the Pakistan-South Africa Business Forum (PSABF). The value of cement exports to the country has reportedly decreased to around US$100-150m from US$700m recorded prior to the imposition of the duty. "We are trying our best to get this issue resolved but Pakistan’s Ministry of...