International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

19 March 2012

UAE: survival of the fittest

The property and construction sector slowdown continues to impact on UAE cement producers, driving utilisation levels and prices down when production capacity has increased to over 40Mt – well in excess of the 12Mta market demand. Lately, margins have been further squeezed as operating costs rise. Meanwhile, rumours abound that various plants have been put up for sale, perhaps signalling a turn...

27 January 2012

Bangladesh set for a boom

With its economy growing at a steady pace, and housing and infrastructure offering plenty of construction potential, Bangladeshi cement producers can look forward to the future despite one or two challenges ahead. ICR...

21 December 2011 Jolyne Fernandes

India: first-half overview

ICR assesses the first-half FY11-12 performance of the Indian cement sector.

06 December 2011 Jolyne Fernandes

India: caught in a down-cycle

The Indian cement industry waits patiently to emerge from the current downturn.

Iraq – open for business 22 November 2011

Iraq – open for business

As Iraq's political and security situations improve, ICR explores the cement sector's potential.

21 November 2011

Florida: the waiting game

Florida demand has seen a marked turnaround and faces one of its most difficult periods to-date.

Hungary: building on traditions 21 November 2011

Hungary: building on traditions

The Hungarian Cement Association gives an exclusive report on the new era of cement production.

21 October 2011

Is the bubble close to bursting?

China is reorganising its cement sector with new capacity and a tougher environmental policy.

19 April 2017 Peter Bell

Brazil: project quick-build

Multinationals and local producers add further capacity to the dynamic Brazilian market.

20 October 2011 Peter Bell

Canada's sustainable goals

Canada's well-established cement industry looks to improve its carbon footprint.