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The company is obeying the government-imposed quarantine

The country has been increasing its consumption of cement

Both export sales and domestic consumption decreased during this period

Prices for cement have surged on March 26

The company’s net debt continues to be high, and cement demand has fallen


06 April 2020

Pakistan: Cement facilities in Punjab allowed to continue running

The facilities were exempted from the shutdown order as they are considered key

06 April 2020

Vietnamese government develops new salinity-resistant cement

The cement is more appropriate to the Vietnamese climate

06 April 2020

Cement prices in Egypt, April 3

Prices for varying brands of cement in Egypt during this day

06 April 2020

Weekly Cement Market Update

Top stories from the previous week, including companies closing down operations in Latin America and

06 April 2020

Asia Cement developing offshore wind power project

The company is partnering with Innogy to develop the project

06 April 2020

Smikom invests in revamp of Serebryansky cement plant

The company has acquired new equipment in preparation for ramping up of production

06 April 2020

Pacific Cement’s sales decline in March

The company says demand has been declining amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Taiwan (December 2019)

"Cement production in Taiwan weakened 10.6% month-on-month in December, reaching 993,886 tons. Year-on-year, cement production weakened 5.1% from 1,04...

Cement exports (tons)
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
Mexican cement businesses suspending operations
The shutdown of machinery will take up to seven days
 3 Apr
HeidelbergCement issues Eurobond
The bond will mature on 9 October 2024
 3 Apr
Italy: Federbeton calls for government help to the industry
The cement industry body has made a series of suggestions that would provide a boost for the industr
 3 Apr
Calix receives approval for scale-up of LEILAC technology
A full demonstration plant for carbon capture in cement production will be constructed in Germany
 3 Apr
South Africa’s biggest coal exporters declare force majeure
Companies have followed RBCT’s measured regarding the nationwide lockdown
 3 Apr
Sibirsky Cement Holding sees cement demand decline due to COVID-19
The company is continuing with the production plans for the year for now
 3 Apr
Thermal coal costs to be supported by high Asian demand, Whitehaven says
China’s domestic coal supplies had fallen amid the coronavirus outbreak
 3 Apr
Chile (January 2020)

"Year-on-year, bagged cement sales kept dropping in January in Chile. YTD, bagged cement sales in C...

Belarus (February 2020)

Cement production rose both month-on-month and year-on-year, posting a 46.1% MoM increase and a 20....

Taiwan (December 2019)

"Cement production in Taiwan weakened 10.6% month-on-month in December, reaching 993,886 tons. Year-...

Russian Federation (December 2019)

Cement production in Russia dropped to 3,240,000 tons in December, down 15.4% from 3,830,000 tons in...

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