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Asocem: “Cement consumption will recover in 2017”

Peruvian cement association Asocem expects cement consumption in Peru to grow between 3-5 per cent in 2017 as private investment recovers and public works are carried out. “For 2017 the scenario...
News - 23 January 2017

Improving markets for 2017

While 2016 appears to have seen limited growth in global cement consumption, improved fundamentals and returns are in store for 2017 as emerging markets are expected to nearly double their YoY gro...
Articles - 09 January 2017

Bolivian cement demand at 2.6Mta in 9M16

Bolivia’s cement market required 2.663Mt of cement in the first nine months of 2016, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE). Santa Cruz had the highest demand for the grey produ...
News - 12 December 2016

USA: post-election uncertainty lowers consumption forecast

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has lowered its annual growth estimate for 2016 cement consumption from four per cent to 2.7 per cent. It also revised its 2017 US consumption forecast from 4...
News - 09 December 2016

A fragile but positive outlook

While South America’s cement markets may have been considerably affected by the economic downturn, the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragu...
Articles - 05 December 2016

Colombia's cement market contracts 14.4% YoY in Oct

Cement consumption in Colombia fell 14.4 per cent to 0.994Mt in October 2016 from 1.162Mt in October 2015, according to the latest figures by the country’s statistics office, DANE. Domestic cem...
News - 29 November 2016

Argentinian cement demand falls 17.9% YoY in October

Argentina’s cement market contracted 17.9 per cent YoY and 7.1 per cent MoM in October 2016 as 925,678t (from 1,128,015t in October 2015) of cement were delivered to domestic customers, according ...
News - 07 November 2016

Germany: a positive outlook?

As the German economy continues to expand, investment in construction is rising. However, the recovery of the key market appears to be slowing and cement demand in 2015 slipped when compared to th...
Articles - 31 October 2016

Argentina sees fall in domestic and export demand

In September 2016 Argentina’s cement plants dispatched 1,003,457t of cement, including exports, which represents a MoM fall of 4.1 per cent and a YoY drop of 11.1 per cent, according to the Asoci...
News - 25 October 2016

Indonesia: 8% growth predicted for 2017 consumption

According to the Chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), Widodo Santoso, national cement consumption is expected to grow by 8.04 per cent in 2017, reaching 68Mt. The growth is expecte...
News - 24 October 2016