Cement:

India’s Shree Cement acquires a majority stake in UAE-based Union Cement 01/12/2018 | By Waratthapoom Buarapha, EMIS Editor

The deal will help Shree Cement expand its operations to the Gulf region and East Africa

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CHINA CEMENT SECTOR REPORT 2017/2018 12/06/2017 | By Esmeralda del Olmo, EMIS Editor

China produced 57.4% of the global cement output in 2015

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Laos expects drop in cement imports by $4 million this year 12/06/2017 | By Waratthapoom Buarapha, EMIS Editor

Imports decline as domestic plants expand their operations

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Thailand’s largest cement manufacturer to buy 155,000 tons of coal from the US 10/05/2017 | By Thailand’s largest cement manufacturer to buy 155,000 tons of coal from the US

Siam Cement Group plans to reduce the amount of coal it imports from Indonesia and Australia

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Cambodia limits local cement plants to five 09/13/2017 | By Waratthapoom Buarapha, EMIS Editor

The combined output of existing plants already meet domestic demand for cement

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Vietnam aims to cut export tax on cement 07/28/2017 | By Waratthapoom Buarapha, EMIS Editor

Move came in a bid to boost exports and tackle the issue of cement oversupply in the domestic market

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Turkey wants to boost cement exports 10% to 13 mn tonnes in 2017 05/16/2017 | By Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor

Although that last year the exports rose 7%, they are far below the 2008 level

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Tanzania eyes Sh20tr investments in cement production 12/08/2016 | By Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor

Big infrastructure projects will drive demand for cement

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Cement demand in Brazil to drop more than 6% in 2017 – SNIC 12/05/2016 | By Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor

It is expected to shrink some 14% this year, after 11% drop in 2016

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Dagnote to create further 250,000 jobs for Nigerians 11/09/2016 | By Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor

It will support agriculture, oil refinery and fertilisers projects

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China boosts cement exports tenfold to Kenya 09/12/2016 | By Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor

Chinese contractors hold majority of Kenya's major infrastructure projects

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Lao cement firm warns govt of possible oversupply 08/02/2016 | By Gemma Gacho, EMIS Editor

The Lao Cement Group proposes suspension of new cement plant approvals

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India’s steel and cement sectors see growth with govt’s infra projects 07/05/2016 | By Gemma Gacho, EMIS Editor

Tata Steel, Essar Steel report increased sales for Q1

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Brazil’s Votorantim inaugu-rates R$860mn cement plant 06/23/2016 | By Milena Dimova, EMIS Editor

The new facility is set to produce 1.2 million tonnes of cement per year

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Cement annual sales set to drop in Brazil 04/13/2016 | By Milena Dimova, EMIS Editor

Preliminary figures reveal decreased sales in domestic market during the first quarter of the year

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