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Cemex sees Philippine infrastructure overhaul driving demand

Philippine’s President Rodrigo Duterte’s infrastructure overhaul is expected to drive demand for cement and create a “multiplier effect” in the construction sector, Cemex says, according to a repo...
News - 29 March 2017

Indocement expects 3-5 per cent rise in domestic consumption

Indonesia's second-largest cement producer, PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, expects domestic cement consumption to increase by 3-5 per cent in 2017, its President Director, Christian Kartawijaya, ...
News - 22 March 2017

Moroccan cement sales slip 10% in February

Morocco's cement market contracted 9.9 per cent YoY in February to 1.064Mt from 1.181Mt in February 2016. The Laayoun-S Elhamra region saw the largest decrease of 39.4 per cent YoY to 6.761Mt w...
News - 20 March 2017

Spanish cement market starts 2017 with good growth

Spain's cement market expanded by 4.2 per cent YoY in February 2017 when sales reached 910,252t, according to Oficemen, the Spanish cement association. However, exports fell by around nine per cen...
News - 17 March 2017

Peru sees 7% drop in domestic sales in February 2017

Peru's cement market contracted 6.9 per cent YoY with sales of 0.737Mt in February, according to Asocem, the country's cement producers' association. Output from Unacem, Cementos Pacasmayo and ...
News - 16 March 2017

Saudi Cement producers see sales fall 25% in February

Saudi cement producers saw sales fall by 24.9 per cent in February 2017. Cement companies sold 4.09Mt of cement in the second month of the year, down from 5.44Mt in February 2016. Output also d...
News - 15 March 2017

US/Puerto Rican shipments down 8.6% YoY in December, up 1.9% in 2016

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico in December were 6.04Mt, representing a 8.6 per cent YoY fall, according to the US Geological Survey. The total includes 6...
News - 13 March 2017

Puerto Rico: cement sales dip 2.3% in February

Puerto Rican cement sales in February slipped 2.3 per cent in February following a 0.2 per cent rise the previous month. Cement sales in Puerto Rica have been declining since 2013 and last year...
News - 13 March 2017

Argentina cement market contracts 0.8 per cent in 2M17

Argentina's cement producers dispatched 801,782t of cement in February, a 0.8 per cent drop MoM and 8.7 per cent YoY, according to the Argentine cement producers' association, AFCP. Domestic sa...
News - 07 March 2017

China: order and growth

Following a drop in apparent cement consumption in 2015, China’s cement industry has been destocking ever since. As a result, the country’s cement market has started 2017 on a positive note with c...
Articles - 06 March 2017