Caribbean Cement Company and Venezuela close to clinker deal

Byrebecca3360

Updated Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:33:05 GMT

Jamaica: The Caribbean Cement Company and the Venezuelan government are close to a supply agreement for approximately 340,000t of clinker. The deal is valued at about US$29m, according to the Jamaican government. The clinker will be used by Venezuela as part of an initiative to build two million homes over a seven-year span to address a housing shortage.