International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

04 November 2013

Brazil: market developments

ICR assesses where the new cement production units are to come on-stream in Brazil and what expansion projects are being realised, as the country targets an installed cement capacity of 111Mta by 2016.

16 October 2013

Mexico: better times ahead?

Mexican cement demand has slowed of late, but producers are gearing up for an expected rise in consumption as the government's housing programme starts to get going.

07 October 2013

Planning positive moves

As the TCMB hosts its 12th International Technical Seminar and Exhibition, the association reports on Turkey's fast-growing cement industry, including new trends, future expansions and sustainability initiatives

30 September 2013

Adapting to demand

The Czech Cement Association gives an overview of domestic market developments and prospects.

Germany holds its course 30 September 2013

Germany holds its course

German cement producers have been looking at ways of increasing sales and while the export market has not offered much growth, developments in the domestic housing market are providing for alternative fuels

09 September 2013

CIS cement developments

The CIS region is rapidly becoming a hotspot for new capacity for the cement sector.

Peru: outwards and upwards 06 November 2013

Peru: outwards and upwards

ICR details cement activity in Peru ahead of FICEM APCAC's XXX Technical Congress in Lima next month. The Latin American country is seeing increased cement demand and new interest in its cement market.

19 August 2013

Supplying the Nordic market

ICR delves into the cement markets of Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

05 August 2013

North Asia: mixed fortunes

ICR's overview of North Asian cement markets reports on China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Mongolia.

31 July 2013

India: feeling the heat

Indian producers have witnessed a difficult period of late with rising costs and the price-fixing fines. in the latest figures from Jan-Mar 2013 the industry indicates subdued cement demand although optimism remains.

03 July 2013

Searching for Mediterranean sun

While the Maghreb countries report sunny skies, the southern European cement industry remains under a dark cloud. For cement producers in the Levant and Egypt it is a mixed bag.

24 June 2013

Indonesia to spur Asian growth

As Cemtech Asia prepares to head to Jakarta, Indonesia, over 24-27 June 2013, ICR provides an overview of this thriving cement market where existing players and new entrants are preparing to add new capacity.

13 June 2013

Latin American moves

Latin America is a region that is witnessing increasing cement demand and renewed investment in cement plant capacity. In the second part of a Latin American round-up, CemNet looks at the latest developments in the ce...

05 June 2013

Latin American shake-up

Latin American markets are in a proactive period with major producers switching plant ownership and various manufacturers trying to keep up with demand. The prospects look good for this region of the world.

23 May 2013

Iraq can grow with security

ICR takes a detailed look at recent developments in Iraq’s cement market and highlights the need for better availability of power and greater security. Meanwhile, several greenfield plants are lining up to be built.

20 May 2013

India: brighter times in sight?

ICR offers an overview of the Indian cement sector for CY2012 along with an outlook for 2013-14. Weak demand during the monsoon season hit producers hard but are better times ahead?