International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

09 January 2014

Global cement 2014 outlook

Draw a line under 2013, the New Year is upon us and Yuri Serov of Morgan Stanley suggests that while overall regional forecasts remain a little subdued, better growth is forecast for end market in 2014.

23 December 2013

Bangladesh awaits more funds

The Bangladesh cement sector is striving to increase cement capacity, although public funds for investing in infrastructure development are sparse and cement consumption still has a long way to go.

04 December 2013

Vietnam’s balancing act

Vietnam has a difficult task of balancing overcapacity in the north with growing regional demand in the south. Mergers and acquisitions could also increase with some local producers requiring more funding to stay oper...

19 November 2013

Waiting for the light

With the NCB Seminar taking place this month, ICR provides an update on Indian cement market activity and identifies likely demand drivers going forward.

What price for a kingdom? 11 November 2013

What price for a kingdom?

ICR reviews the extent of goverment spending on infrastructure and construction in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and assesses the cement companies that are raising capacity, particularly in the western region.

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.

Mexico: better times ahead? 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.

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.

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.