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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

Tanzania: cement producers optimistic for future

In the face of overcapacity and cheap imports in the local market, cement producers in Tanzania remain optimistic about future prospects, which seem more positive in light of a continuing construc...
News - 25 August 2016

Turkey eyes export markets

The Turkish cement market appears to be on a course of recovery as the latest data indicates robust growth in the first quarter of 2016. However, to reach healthy capacity utilisation levels, part...
Articles - 20 July 2016

China succumbs to normality

With the gradual drop in China’s GDP growth to lower-single figures it has been argued that normality has returned to the world’s second-biggest economy. The cement sector has certainly respond...
Articles - 04 March 2015

Algeria’s expansion drive

As cement demand rapidly increases across north Africa, Algeria leads the region’s drive to increase its cement production capacity. Supported by an active housing and infrastructure construction ...
Articles - 19 January 2015

A brightening global outlook

The construction outlook for the world is brightening. The average global growth (ex-China) should be better in 2015 1 compared to the previous year and the outlook for 2016 is better still. By Y...
Articles - 06 January 2015

Iraq can grow with security

With considerable growth potential in the Iraqi cement market, the government is not only keen to rehabilitate the old plants but also aims to encourage new investors to enter the country. However...
Articles - 23 May 2013

Russia: status and prospects

The Russian cement industry is ranked in the world top 10 in terms of cement capacity. Amongst the BRIC nations, Russia is second only to China in terms of per capita cement consumption. In recent...
Articles - 17 April 2013