Kenyan cement demand falls for fourth consecutive month in February 2021

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Kenya: Domestic cement consumption was 607,000t in February 2021, down for a third consecutive month and below mid-coronavirus lockdown levels of 723,000t in October 2020. Labour shortages and a national economic slowdown have slowed housing and infrastructure growth since 2020, while commercial construction has declined as companies opt not to invest in office space. The Business Daily newspaper as reported that uncertainty about the economic situation continues in May 2021.

Last modified on 19 May 2021


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