Suez Cement Delays $248 Million Expansion on Unrest, Alam Says

Suez Cement (SUCE), Egypt’s biggest publicly traded producer of the material, delayed a 1.5 billion Egyptian- pound ($248 million) capacity expansion, Al Alam Al Youm reported, citing Managing Director Bruno Carrea.

The company has postponed additional production lines at its factory in Ein El Sokhna for a year or two because of political unrest, the newspaper cited Carrea as saying.

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