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PPC calls for SA government action on cement dumping

04 July 2022, Published under Cement News

PPC has urged South Africa’s government to investigate “cement dumping” by countries such as Vietnam. It believes that the survival of the local cement industry may be under threat if the practice is left unchecked. PPC CEO Roland van Wijnen said that the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition should also consider broad import tariffs for cement to avoid new countries dumping cement and filling the void left by countries that have been subject to new dumping tariffs. “There will a...

Philippines' DTI to begin anti-dumping investigation into Vietnamese imports

28 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry is expected to begin investigating allegations of cement dumping from Vietnam, following applications by three local manufacturers, according to the Manilla Standard. Cemex Philippines, Holcim Philippines and Republic Cement all applied for an anti-dumping investigation into cement products imported from Vietnam. The investigation will cover cement imported from July 2019 to June 2020, while the period of investigation for injury to the sec...

HeidelbergCement reduces activity in Georgia

01 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Due to recent developments, HeidelbergCement's management has been forced to lay off close to 200 workers in Georgia and run the company at about 50 per cent capacity, because it can no longer compete with underpriced cement being sold on the Georgian market. HeidelbergCement currently employs more than 1300 people in Georgia and the lay-offs will impact on local families, says the company. Michael Hampel, general director of HeidelbergCement Georgia, has expressed regret to Versatile KS ...

APCMA asks to impose 20% regulatory duty on Iranian cement

18 December 2015, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has requested the Ministry of Finance to impose regulatory duty on cement imports from Iran to save the local industry. In a letter to the Finance Secretary, Waqar Masood Khan, APCMA Chairman, Mohammad Ali Tabba, said that cement imports from Iran have touched “alarming” levels. “Over the last year, larger and larger quantities are arriving daily and now the quantities are at an alarmingly high level, reaching about 2,000tpd," stated th...