Kenyan cement production and consumption falls in 2018

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Kenya: Cement production fell by 8.5% year-on-year to 5.64Mt in 2018 from 6.16Mt in 2017. Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics also shows that consumption decreased by 5% to 5.49Mt from 5.79Mt. This follows drops in production and consumption since 2016. Local cement producers, including East African Portland Cement (EAPCC) and ARM Cement, have reported on-going financial difficulties since 2018.

Last modified on 13 March 2019


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