US Jan-November cement shipments up 4% YoY

US Jan-November cement shipments up 4% YoY
Published: 07 February 2014

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Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in November 2013 were 6.56Mt, down slightly from the same month of the year before. The latest data from the US Geological Survey shows shipments for the year through November were 76.9Mt, up by about four per cent YoY.

The leading Portland cement producing states in November were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Pennsylvania in descending order, receiving about 37 per cent of the November total shipments.

Clinker production totaled about 6.5Mt in November, up by almost 10 per cent from the output in November 2012. Production for the year through November was 64.7Mt, up by nearly four per cent. The leading clinker-producing states in November were Missouri, California, Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania, and these accounted for 46 per cent of the November total.

Imports for the year through November totaled 6.68Mt, up by two per cent from the total for the same period in 2012.