US nine-month shipments preliminary data

US nine-month shipments preliminary data
Published: 18 November 2014

Tagged Under: Shipments USA Puerto Rico USGS 

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico for the first nine months of the year reached 66.292Mt, preliminary data released by the US Geological Survey (USGS) yesterday shows.
Of the total figure, domestic shipments accounted for 60.916Mt and imports for 5.376Mt.

In September alone, shipments amounted to 9.006Mt, including 8.235Mt of domestic shipments and 770,802t of imports.

Domestic clinker production totalled 54.615Mt in the first nine months of the year, while September output was 6.897Mt.

The preliminary data are subject to change and the USGS will publish the full monthly report in approximately two weeks.