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Afghanistan government’s financial crunch eases

15 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Two top decisions announced in Washington, DC and Islamabad, respectively, would ease the Afghanistan government’s financial crunch and supply of cement to Kabul last week. Economic experts believe it would help Afghanistan, which direly needs foreign exchange reserves to import items and overcome the financial problem in the short term.   After months of waiting, US President Joe Biden on 11 February signed an executive order giving half of the US$7bn in frozen Afghan assets to Afghani...

INSEE Cement ups its game to ease Sri Lankan cement shortages

09 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Operating at maximum production capacity with optimised distribution channels for a number of weeks, INSEE Cement claims it has successfully helped to mitigate the cement shortage that was prevailing in the Sri Lankan market. INSEE Cement’s concentrated and immediate contingency measures across its entire operation at the onset of the shortage ensured an uninterrupted market supply of cement, while also logging a record-high 700,000t production output during the 3Q21 for the company. ...