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India: CMA seeks fairer taxes for cement

10 July 2014, Published under Cement News

The Indian Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) has requested in its pre-budget memorandum 2014-15 that cement be stipulated as 'Declared Goods', so that it is put on an equal footing with other core sector goods like coal and steel in terms of taxation. At present, while the cement industry in India is one of the country's basic and core infrastructure industries, cement is subject to higher rates of taxation. The CMA intends to rationalise and reduce the excise duty on cement from its...

Pakistan’s October exports fall but 4MFY12-13 exports see rising value

22 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s cement producers recorded a fall in cement exports to 741,782t at US$43.68m when compared with the September figure of 745,237t at US$54.96, declines of 0.46% and 20.53%, respectively. On a YoY basis, export volumes fell 19.4% from 920,375t and 12.54% from US$49.948m in October 2011. In the first four months July-October of FY12-13, Pakistan exported 2.641Mt of cement and earned US$190m. This represents a 14.2% fall in volumes but a 17.3% rise in value compared with the 2011 eq...

Pakistan cement industry earns US$46m from exports in July 2012

24 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement manufacturers and exporters exported 545,125t of cement and earned US$46.197m in the first month of current FY12-13, ie July 2012, compared to 612,500t at US$52.064m in June 2012. This reflects a fall of 11 per cent and 11.27 per cent in terms of quantity and value in dollar, respectively, on a MoM basis, according to data released by the government’s Federal Bureau of Statistics. Furthermore, if compared with July 2011 data of 740,592t cement at  a value of US$39.074m...

Pakistan cement exports earn US$339m in 9MFY2011-12

25 April 2012, Published under Cement News

During 9MFY2011-12 (July-March), Pakistan cement exporters saw recovery in cement exports in terms of value. In Pakistani currency, the export also rose by 6.06%. In addition, the average cement price improved. The Pakistan cement manufacturer and exporters  exported 6.51Mt of cement and earned US$339.208m compared to 6.72Mt at US$329.696m in the corresponding period last year. The figures indicate that cement exports fell by 3.07% in terms of volumes but increased 2.89% in terms of dolla...