International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

23 May 2012

Ethiopia: future cement strategy

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Industry details how local cement producers will benefit from the government’s new plan.

06 June 2012

Indonesia's new capacity spree

As Cemtech Asia heads to Jakarta, PT Nomura offers a complete update on the status of the Indonesian economy demand drivers, newcomers to the cement market and current capacity expansion plans.

09 May 2012

US cement recovery in sight

How quickly will the USA’s cement industry recover? Yuri Serov of Morgan Stanley provides an update on the potential for cement US market growth in the coming year with forecasts for the housing and construction sectors.

26 April 2012 Peter Bell

Myanmar: building bridges

Thuang Myint of Dragon Cement details the history of Myanmar's cement industry and its prospects for market development as new plant projects are reported.

Russian cement reborn 19 April 2012 Peter Bell

Russian cement reborn

Russia's cement market is in an expansion phase with many producers constructing new dry-process kiln lines. ICR reports on the rising domestic consumption and the latest investments ahead of the PetroCem Conference

18 April 2012 Muriel Bal

Out of the doldrums

ICR reports on the freight markets and the outlook for new bulk carriers and expected deliveries up to 2014.

Malaysian market acceleration 09 May 2012 Jolyne Fernandes

Malaysian market acceleration

Ahead of the 23rd AFCM Technical Symposium, ICR assesses Malaysia's market. The market should see new capacity additions and producers will benefit from the housing construction sector.

24 April 2012

Mongolia: insights going forward

Ian McInnes reviews the development of Mongolia's cement industry.

23 April 2012

Nordic stability lies ahead

The well-established markets of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark as well as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are reviewed and consumption trends outlined.

05 April 2012 Peter Bell

China: ready for a new era?

ICR reviews the Chinese cement sector as it tries to balance the demand for higher cement consumption in its 12th Five-year plan with restructuring its cement capacity and tighter environmental controls.

26 March 2012

Turkey prevails with expansion

The Turkish cement market is fascinating for its fragmented setup, its attraction for international producers and its phenomenal export record. In the past decade, it has seen unprecedented capacity growth and with th...

31 January 2012

Yemen: finding its feet

Yemen’s cement market is relatively young in terms of private company participation, but state-run factories have been actively supplying cement for almost 30 years. In the last three years new cement plants have been...

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 m...

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.