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The government has signed a new agreement with Tajik Cement

The company failed to reach an agreement to keep partial operations running

The national currency depreciation has affected key product prices such as cement

Some companies were forced to switch to alternative fuels

A new warning was made against cartelization of the sector


20 June 2019

Cement prices in Egypt, June 19

Cement prices for several Egyptian brands

20 June 2019

Vicem Hoang Mai to build new cement factory in Vietnam

The greenfield facility could be located in the province of Nghe An

20 June 2019

Malaysia Competition Commission to monitor cement prices

The Commission said the price increase could be due to stronger consolidation in the industry

20 June 2019

Cement demand rises in Spain during April

Clinker imports have been increasing, but exports continue to drop

20 June 2019

Dominican Republic’s cement sales rise in January-April

Construction activity remains strong in first quarter

20 June 2019

Malaysia: Proposed cement price increase would hike building costs

The government is trying to find a compromise in order to keep building costs low

20 June 2019

Malaysian cement players back down on price increase

The government stepped in after the announced price hike

Greece (January 2019)

Cement production continued to drop YoY in January in Greece. YTD, cement production in Greece peaked in January at 414,000 tons, while last year's p...

Med Basin cement and clinker trade prices edge up in January

Heavy production costs are reflecting on higher prices

15 Jan
Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea cement and clinker FOB prices slip in December

Exporters remain hopeful that 2019 will bring about a better shipping year in the region

14 Dec
Med Basin cement and clinker trade prices inch down in December

The end of the year comes with the usual price discounts in cementitious commodities

14 Dec
Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea cement and clinker FOB prices slide in November

Major players are targeting new markets to keep up with their production quotas

20 Nov
Cement and clinker FOB prices in Med. Basin decline in November

Some key markets are suffering from oversupply due to high competition

20 Nov
China’s base power coal price unchanged
Country’s power coal price benchmark remained flat during the previous week
17 Jun
Cement prices in Egypt, June 17
Cement prices for several Egyptian brands
18 Jun
Pakistan’s cement prices to rise in July
Government is increasing taxes for several important segments of the industry
18 Jun
Tourah Cement considering liquidation
The company has already ceased production
19 Jun
Saudi Arabia’s aggregate cement sales drop sharply in May
Three companies saw sales increase, but fourteen presented yearly declines
19 Jun
Portugal: Cement demand recovering
Main exports market include Africa and Maghreb countries
18 Jun
Vietnam (May 2019)

Cement production continued to increase YoY in May in Vietnam. Cement production increased both mont...

Morocco (May 2019)

Cement demand in Morocco weakened to 1,060,372 tons in May, down 14.6% from 1,241,465 tons in April....

Kenya (February 2019)

Cement production continued to decrease YoY in February in Kenya. In February, cement production ...

India (April 2019)

Year-on-year, cement production kept growing in April in India. In April, cement production in In...

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