Cement price reduction welcome in Zambia

Is it not interesting to note that while prices of a good number of commodities are said to be going up, the price of cement, which is one of the most important materials in construction, is going down?

The aforesaid situation has been compelled by Government’s prudent measures set to create an environment where competition ultimately benefits local buyers.

Not only has production of cement among the three cement producing companies increased, but the firms have also increased selling points and created job opportunities.

Larfage, Zambezi Portland and now Dangote are now competing in the production and distribution of cement in Zambia and beyond.
A survey taken recently revealed that prices of cement that at one time had gone up to as high as K98 has reduced to K58 on average.

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