Market Reports Articles
While the need for infrastructure and housing is considerable in Kazakhstan, lower oil receipts, a depreciating tenge and sluggish global growth conspire against elevated levels of public spending. However, the government has pinned its hopes on foreign investment to meet construction ...
India's monsoon season has passed and cement demand has begun to pick up.
The UK cement industry is adapting to life post-Brexit and a new ownership structure for some producers.
Egypt's government is calling for new cement capacity, but existing producers are hurriedly completing fuel conversion projects.
ICR reports on the Indian cement market in the 1Q16. Mergers and acquisitions are giving a new shape to the market, while producers are starting to optimise their distribution centres ahead of the monsoon season.
Ecuador has had a difficult year with earthquakes and the fall of oil prices, but its need to expand its infrastructure is expected to fuel growth in its cement consumption base.
The TÇMB expects the Turkish cement market to grow but ongoing capacity expansions will mean domestic producers must develop their export markets.
Producers in Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria are ramping up production while seeking adequate power supply. Meanwhile, Côte d'Ivoire prepares to be the next star pupil.
LAFIS outlines why Brazil's cement sector has slowed.
The Jakarta Advisory Group provides a regional overview of southeast Asia and the leading cement markets.
StoxPlus reviews how the Vietnam government has changed its strategy to rebalance supply and demand.
DSG Consultants reviews cement in the Mediterranean.
There is plenty of reason for optimism in the United States as its economy is making progress, underpinned by sound job creation, low inflation and healthy consumer sentiment. However, it is not immune from the wider...
DBS Vickers outlines China's measures to drive economic growth and reports on the cement sector's challenges.
Iran is free from international economic sanctions and is ready to be a major force in the cement world.
PMR's report on the Russian cement industry cautions on the likelihood of overcapacity in future years.