Dangote Cement reaffirms its status as africa’s biggest cement producer in Nigeria with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country, reaffirming its status as Africa’s biggest cement producer.
With this historic maiden voyage from its Export Terminal in Lagos Apapa Port at the weekend, Dangote has made Nigeria an exporter of cement clinker to other countries.
The exportation of clinker from the Dangote Cement Export Terminal will also place Nigeria as one of the leading clinker exporters in the world.
The company is expected to increase the quantity of clinker export to other African countries within the next few weeks, it was further learnt.
This development would enable Dangote Cement take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area, and by so doing contribute to the improvement of intra-regional trade within the ECOWAS region.
The Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN) has commended Dangote Cement for leading the way for Nigeria to become one of the biggest cement and clinker exporters in the world.
Group Executive Director, Dangote Group, Alhaji Sada Ladan-Baki said the increased exportation of clinker and cement to other African countries would not only place Dangote Cement among top clinker exporters in the world.