Mediterranean fuel challenges

Published 19 June 2019

Mediterranean cement producers have become an established demand hub for coal and petcoke in recent years, capitalising on price opportunities and seeking diversity in fuel sourcing. But the sector now faces a series of new challenges that may affect solid fuel purchases in the near future. By Argus Media Ltd, UK

Figure 1: Turkey’s monthly solid fuel imports, June 2014-December 2018

Cement makers in Turkey, southern Europe and north Africa are expected to reduce their solid fuel intake this year because of a number of economic factors.

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