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Whither close ties to the US?

Since the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which consolidated the close ties between Canada and the USA, significant changes have taken place in both countries. In addition, Can...
Articles - 22 May 2017

Indonesia: sustaining profitability

Weaker-than-expected growth in Indonesian cement consumption and fierce competitive pressures have led to a tough pricing environment, resulting in local producers looking to mitigate the impact ...
News - 19 May 2017

Peru sees fall in April cement dispatches

Peru’s cement dispatches fell 10 per cent to 0.73Mt in April when compared with April 2016, when 0.811Mt were delivered, according to the country's cement producers' association, Asocem. Domest...
News - 19 May 2017

Brazil's Jan-April sales down 10.1%

In the first four months of 2017, Brazilian cement sales to the domestic market totalled 17Mt, according to preliminary data from Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). This amount rep...
News - 17 May 2017

Canacem: Mexico’s cement sector to grow 3% in 2017

The Mexican cement sector is expected to grow by three per cent in 2017, as housing construction contracts, according to Osmín Rendón, president of the national construction chamber, Canacem. H...
News - 12 May 2017

Pakistan dispatches up 6.21%

Pakistan dispatched 33.88Mt of cement during the first 10 months (July-April) of the current fiscal, up by 6.21 per cent YoY, latest figures from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association ...
News - 08 May 2017

India: the long wait continues

Despite high hopes of a return to more robust growth rates, the Indian cement sector is likely to close FY16-17 with its slowest performance in over a decade. The third quarter (October-December 2...
Articles - 02 May 2017

Cementos Argos

February 2017 saw cement consumption in Colombia contract by 3.5 per cent, according to DANE, the country’s statistics office. Just over 1Mt was consumed in the second month of the year, compared ...
Corporate - 26 April 2017

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

China National Building Materials (CNBM) will be hoping to see an uptick in cement demand as China’s GDP growth defies analysts in the opening quarter of 2017. According to the National Bureau ...
Corporate - 26 April 2017

Moroccan demand slips 0.7% YoY in March

Morocco’s cement demand fell 0.7 per cent YoY in March from 1.334Mt in March 2016 to 1.324Mt one year later. While the Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dehab region saw sales soar by 27.7 per cent YoY to 8042t,...
News - 26 April 2017