Arab North Africa

Egypt Imposes 8% Definitive Safeguard Duty On Rebar Imports

The Egyptian ministry of Industry and Trade announced on April 19th the imposition of 8% definitive safeguard duty on rebar and wire rod imports at a minimum of EGP 408 per ton ($53) valid through October 13th, 2017. This comes on the back of a complaint received from local producers ...

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Egyptian monthly imports of semi-finished products for the years 2010 2014

  «Arab Metal» collected and prepared All statistics below, which is part of its database. Everyone can be use it, with reference to «Arab metal». Value: USD Quantity: tonnes All imports values CIF All export values FOB   Month Value (US$) Weight (ton) Nov-14 98,070,299 211,717 Oct-14 55,388,260 114,166 Sep-14 ...

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Mauritania: Unions end strike at SNIM

  Reuters – Workers at Mauritania's state iron ore mining company SNIM have ended a two-month strike after reaching a deal with management on salaries, a union negotiator said on Friday. After four days of negotiations mediated by the mayor of the northeastern mining hub of Zouerate, where SNIM's mine ...

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Egypt: Build a new capital at a cost of $45 billion

Al Ahram Weekly – Egypt's construction industry is gearing up for a marked increase in activity following announced plans to build a new capital at a cost of $45 billion, along with other major real estate projects worth over $12 billion. The projects were unveiled at last month's Egypt Economic ...

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Solb Misr to pump $US 200m in investments

  DailyNewsEgypt – Gamal El-Garhy, chairman of Solb Misr Company, said his company plans to pump approximately EGP 1.6bn, or $200m, in investments during the coming period. “We have some investments that we are currently developing,” he said, adding that the investment plan will last till 2017. The company is ...

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A giant increase in Egyptian imports of Turkish steel products in 2014

  ArabMetal – Egyptian imports of Turkish  finished steel products  rose by a large margin amounted to 76.33% in 2014, compared to the previous year. According to the «Arab metals» database, Egyptian imports of Turkish finished steel products were 513,313 tons in 2014 compared to 291,112 tons in the year ...

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Arab DRI production dropped in 2014

ArabMetal – Arab countries produced 17.2 million tons of DRI in 2014, a decline of – 5.41% compared to the production of 18.17 million tons in the year 2013. The biggest decline was: UAE by – 21.66% to 2.41 million tons, Egypt by – 16.03% to 2.882 million tons and ...

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Danieli signs deal to build Algerian Qatari steelworks

  PRESS RELEASE – Danieli – 5 March 2015 – In the presence of the Algerian Minister of Industry Mr. Abdussalam Buchuareb, the Governor of the State of Jijel, Mr. Ali Bedrici, the President of Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS), Mr. Hasnaoui Chiboub, and the C.E.O. of the same company, Mr. Abdulla ...

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Egypt: declining sales and production of «Ezz Steel» in the first nine months of 2014

   ArabMetal – According to the third quarterly report of 2014, published on 17 February  Total «Ezz Steel»  sales of finished product value (long and flat) dropped by – 6.88%, to 14.881 million Egyptian pounds in the first nine months of 2014 compared to sales worth $ 15.981 million Egyptian ...

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Egyptian Steel plans 2 new factories, seeks 20-25 percent market share

  Reuters – ArabMetal – Egyptian Steel expects to open two new factories by the middle of 2016, raising capacity to 1.8 million tons of rebar and 1.7 million tons of Crude Steelper year and boosting its market share, chairman Ahmed Abou Hashima said. In addition to its plants in ...

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