Depuis juin 2011, le Togo et particulièrement la région des Savanes est touché par une hausse des prix du ciment du à une pénurie.
Dans ce contexte, nous avons décidé de mettre en stand-by la construction de nouvelles salles de classes en dur afin d’éviter des surcouts pour notre association et le collège-lycée.
Togo experiencing cement shortage
29 June 2011
Stock shortages of cement have become very recurrent, particularly in the regions of Kara and Savanes. Premium Content (CW Group) Togo is facing a constant shortage in cement despite the presence of two large factories that are running at full capacity in the African nation, the Togosite reported.
Stock shortages of cement have become very recurrent, particularly in the regions of Kara and Savanes.
These areas are now experiencing several weeks of shortage. According to officials and Cimtogo Fortia, the two major production facilities, these problems are due to failure of equipment.
This, however, did not prevent them from continuing their cement exports to the hinterland.
Germain Meba, owner of CIB-INTA, whose main activities are computer and office products, decided to enter the sale of cement reportedly to take advantage of the shortage.
Reports said in stores of Meba, a ton of cement costs 100,000 CFA francs instead of the 81,000 CFA official price set by the State of Togo for the domestic market.