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Qatar National Cement signs deal to expand export operations

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Qatar National Cement (QNC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Qatar Primary Materials, which will allow the company to expand its cement export operations. The deal will see the cement company use Qatar Primary Materials’ facilities, silos and platforms to export cement and clinker, according to a statement posted to the country’s stock exchange. 

Iranian province records export increase

10 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan reported a 40 per cent increase in clinker and cement exports to 400,000t during the eight-month period between 21 March-21 November 2018, according to Masoumeh Mousavi of the country’s Mine and Trade Department. Products from the area were exported to Oman, UAE, Tanzania and South Africa.

Pakistan resumes clinker exports

03 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Pakistan has resumed exports of bulk clinker after a gap of over six years. This has been achieved by the start-up of Pakistan's International Bulk Terminal Ltd (PIBTL) at Port Qasim, devaluation of Pakistan’s currency by about 10 per cent and expansion in capacity as well overseas demand.   According to local media, bulk clinker exports will resume as one of the leading south-based cement manufacturers has received export orders from west African countries and Kenya. It is reported that At...

Vietnam exports rise 30% for the first 11 months of 2017

15 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam exported 17.48Mta of cement and clinker worth US$613.3m in the first 11 months of this year, according to Vietnam News. This represents a 30.4 per cent increase in volume and a 20.2 per cent rise in value from the year-ago period. In November 2017 exports of clinker and cement reached 2.4Mt, a significant increase of 43.3 per cent in volume from the previous month. The value of these exports amounted to US$82.29m for the same period, 46.2 per cent up from October 2017. The coun...

Iran exports 7.1Mt of cement in 7FY17-18

15 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Iran has exported cement to the value US$233m in the first seven months of the current financial year (started 20 March 2017). In terms of volumes, 7.1Mt of cement were exported to some 34 countries during this period. Exports included US$5000 of white Portland cement to the US but Iran’s main customer was Iraq, with an offtake of cement to the value of US$64m. Smaller shipments were delivered to Afghanistan (US$46m) and Kuwait (US$23m). In terms of products, white cement was the most...

ASI: Indonesia cement sales up 7%

02 November 2017, Published under Cement News

For the first nine months of 2017, cement consumption in Indonesia rose 6.6 per cent to 47.432Mt from 45.504Mt, according to the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI). The data reflects sales by ASI members only. Demand in Java increased 11.3 per cent to 26.962Mt YoY while the off-take from ASI members in Sumatra showed a 4.2 per cent rise to 9.988Mt and in Nusa Tenggara, ASI members supplied 2.687Mt (+2.1 per cent) in 9M17. The Kalimantan market contracted by 5.8 per cent in the period to 2...