IMPORTED AND MANUFACTURED CEMENT IN BANGLADESH: A MARKET STUDY ON GREY AND PORTLAND CEMENT

Authors

  • Tanvir Fittin Abir Business Administration Discipline, School of Business, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh
  • Md. Khondoker Sogir Hossain Department of Marketing, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53808/KUS.2000.2.2.0030-mb

Keywords:

Cement; Demand; Opportunity; Threat

Abstract

Cement is an essential construction material, so it is used in all types of residential and non-residential building works, construction and development of modern roads and infra structural facilities etc. This present paper is the outcome of a study for the purpose of examining and assessing the present pattern of imported and manufactured cement in Bangladesh and its future. The findings of the study reveal that the demand projection for next future years, estimated supply gap and competition between imported cement and local cement. This paper also shows the opportunities and threats which exist in Bangladesh market. Finally, Government should adopt polices for encouraging cement manufacturing projects and protecting the interest of the cement buyers which will help accomplish its objective of providing facilities to the people.

 

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References

Anon, 2000. Association Report, Bangladesh Cement Manufacturing Association (BCMA)

BBS (Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics), 1998. Import of Cement: Foreign Trade Statistics of Bangladesh. Statistical Year Book of Bangladesh.

BBS (Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics), 1998. Local Production. Statistical year Book of Bangladesh.

BOI (Board of Investment), 2000. Existing Cement Manufacturing Plants in the Country.

BOI (Board of Investment), 2000. Cement Manufacturing Plants under Implementation. Name

M/S. Meghna Cement Mills Ltd., Pricing of Grey Portland Cement, Mongla.

NBR (National Board of Revenue), 2000. Pricing of Raw and Packaging Materials.

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Published

29-11-2000

How to Cite

[1]
T. F. . Abir and M. K. S. . Hossain, “IMPORTED AND MANUFACTURED CEMENT IN BANGLADESH: A MARKET STUDY ON GREY AND PORTLAND CEMENT”, Khulna Univ. Stud., pp. 355–362, Nov. 2000.

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Management and Business Studies

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