Baghdad / Munir al-Jubouri
he said the general director of the company for cement Nasser Al Madani said in an interview to the (long -Presse), " the integration of the three cement companies (Iraqi cement, South cement, Northern cement), and prevent the import of cement, resulted in the achievement of a boom in sales ratios have reached 250%, during the month of March compared to December of last month , "noting that" the company 's sales value during the month of April stood at 16 billion dinars. "
He added civil, that " the government 's decision No. (409) for the year 2015 to prevent the import of cement was completed, resolution 119 of 2016, which missed opportunities on the manipulators and in conflict withthe decision, where the text to prevent the entry of donations and gifts from the cement material types only after obtaining written approval from the Prime Minister exclusively, after laboratory tests in quality control with emphasis on the national Authority for investment and investment authorities in all provinces to stop granting approvals to enter the cement material of all kinds and his charges. "
the president of the cement manufacturers Association in Iraq, said that" cement manufacturers in Iraq are committed not to raise prices after the prevent the import , "stressing" the quest to lower its prices to support construction projects, and consumer protection. "
civil and added that" reducing cement prices associated with a reduced cost of production, the most important fuel black oil - goal, which constitutes more than 25% of production costs, "pointing out that "cement plants in all regional states receive significant support from their governments , and especially with regard to fuel, since most of those countries preparing cement plants with fuel at nominal prices that were not free , " civil .utalb, the central government " to work on according to it like other countries, especially after low oil prices on the one hand and the search for new alternatives of income on the other hand, "she returned to" cement material of the most important income alternatives if they were supporting a government , "pointing out that" Iraq was the most important exporters of cement. "
he praised civil," the role of the government is serious and decisions to protect the cement industry, "inviting them to" complete the project advancement in this strategic industry by directing the Ministry of oil to reduce oil prices , "explaining that" the cement companies suffer additional productivity of non - oil costs, operational Kalklv and the salaries of associate and maintenance and rehabilitation. "
promised Head of cement manufacturers Association, that " the cement industry can provide more than abillion dollars a year the public budget, while ensuring the structural security of the projects the state and citizens by equipping them with the finest types of cement, the quality content of the laboratory and in thefield."
the cabinet may face, in the (26 from April 2016), the national bodies to invest in the provinces to stop granting special introduction of cement material imported into the country approvals. The Iraqi Ministry ofIndustry, announced earlier this year in 2016, merging its cement companies under the name "State Company for Iraqi Cement" and showed that the production of the Iraqi cement amounted to 19 million tons by 2015, and called for the protection of the domestic product and the control of the border crossings.
The company General Cement of the Ministry of Industry and minerals announced on Saturday (14 may 2016), achieving sales of $ 16 billion dinars during the month of April, and stressed achieve a "boom" in sales ratios reached 250 percent, and promised that the government 's decision to "missed opportunities" on manipulators and violators of the decision to ban the import of cement.