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Ghana cement prices expected to fall

01 October 2014, Published under Cement News

If Ghana’s cedi continues to stabilise, prices of cement can be expected to fall, according to Morten Gade, managing director of Ghacem. Cement prices have increased rapidly in 2Q14 as erratic power supply and the depreciation of the cede against major foreign currency impacted on the value and availability of cement in the west African country. However, recent weeks have shown an appreciation of the cedi against major foreign currencies, prompting the call for a decrease in general g...

Taiwan Cement further hikes price in China

30 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement announced a further rise in cement prices in China’s Guandong province due to the increasing demand in the domestic market. The price hike follows an earlier increase in August . The company hiked prices in the country’s key market by CNY20 (US$3.26)/t. High-grade cement now costs CNY340/t, up from CNY320/t. Taiwan Cement said demand in the Pearl River Delta area expanded considerably in late September as inventories fell due to construction projects ahead of the 1 Octo...

Global cement 2014 outlook

06 January 2014, Published under Cement News

New year, new challenges. As the cement industry looks into 2014, what will the New Year bring? By Yuri Serov, Morgan Stanley, UK. Challenges and outlook for the global cement industry in 2014 The year 2013 was not meant to pan out this way. A year ago most market watchers were looking forward to a year when recovery would entrench itself across the board. Western Europe was the region on which everyone focussed. Sure, in 2012 it produced another large fall under the weight of a...