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Argentine cement market contracts 31% in 4M24

21 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Argentina fell to 661,122t in April, representing a YoY drop of 35.7 per cent from 1,028,598t in April 2023 but up 4.2 per cent MoM from 634,342t in March 2024, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. Domestic production saw a 35.6 per cent fall to 666,7791t in April 2024 from 1,035,525t in April 2023 but a 4.4 per cent increase MoM from 638,824t in March 2024. Argentine producers exported 5910t of cement in April 2024, down 14.7 per cent from 6927t in April...

Argentine cement market contracts 24% in February

11 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina fell 23.5 per cent YoY to 684,960t in February 2024 from 895,938t in February 2023, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. When compared with the previous month, demand dropped 10.7 per cent from 767,263t. Output from domestic cement plants was down 23.4 per cent YoY to 689,425t in February 2024 from 900,151t. When compared with January 2024, production declined by 10.8 per cent from 772,840t. Domestic production in February 2024 was suppleme...

Argentina's cement consumption declines 20% in January

12 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Argentina saw a 19.9 per cent drop to 767,297t in January 2024 when compared with 958,230t in January 2023, according to the country's cement association, AFCP. Argentinian demand was entirely met by domestic production, which saw a 20 per cent decline to 772,874t in January 2024 from 965,633t in January 2023. Local producers also exported 6036t of cement, an 18.5 per cent decrease from 7404t in January 2023.

Argentina’s cement demand slips by 3% in 2023

15 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina fell by 13.1 per cent YoY and 20.5 per cent MoM to 810,314t in December 2023, down from 932,660t in December 2022, reports the Argentine cement producers’ association, AFCP. Domestic production declined 12.9 per cent YoY and 20.4 per cent MoM to 816,254t in December 2023, down from 936,892t in December 2022. Exports increased 71.7 per cent to 7267t in December 2023 from 4232t in December 2022, while imports reached 1266t in December 2023 from zero in the yea...

Argentina’s cement market contracts 11% in November

20 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina’s decreased by 10.9 per cent YoY to 1,019,682t in November 2023 from 1,144,123t in November 2022, reports the country’s cement association, AFCP. This includes 1266t of imports. Production fell by 10.8 per cent YoY to 1,026,049t in November 2023 from 1,150,824t in November 2022. Of this total 1,018,416t was dispatched locally and 7633t exported in November 2023. In the year-ago period, local dispatches reached 1,144,123t while exports stood at 6701t. Janu...

Argentine market contracts by 1% in October

09 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina slipped by 0.6 per cent YoY in October 2023 to 1,125,049t from 1,131,509t in October 2022, reports the country’s cement association, AFCP. Market demand was met entirely by domestic output, which declined by 0.2 per cent YoY to 1,125,049t from 1,121,509t in October 2022. Argentine cement producers exported 8256t of cement in October 2023, up from 4302t in October 2022. January-October 2023 In the first 10 months of 2023 total cement deliveries fell 1.3 ...

Argentina’s cement market contracts 8% in September

12 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina fell by 7.8 per cent YoY to 1,118,042t in September 2023, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. Argentina’s total demand was met by local producers and no imports were recorded. Domestic cement producers manufactured 1,122,500t of cement, down 7.8 per cent YoY in September 2023. Of this total, they exported 4458t, representing a 10.5 per cent decrease when compared with September 2022, when 4982t were exported. January-September 2023 In the...

Argentine dispatches slip 1% in August

12 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Argentina declined by 1.4. per cent YoY to 1,209,746t in August 2023 from 1,226,632t in August 2022, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. Domestic cement production fell 1.6 per cent to 1,211,267t in August 2023 when compared with an output of 1,231,313t in August 2022. While cement producers supplied the entire domestic market, they also exported 1521t of cement in August 2023, down from 4682t in August 2022. January-August 2023 In the January-Aug...

Argentina’s cement market contracts 7% in July

10 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Argentina declined by 6.9 per cent to 1,067,680t in July 2023 when compared with July 2022, when demand reached 1,146,900t, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. All cement supplied was produced by domestic producers – there were no imports. Total production by Argentine producers fell 7.2 per cent YoY to 1,069,493t in July 2023, down from 1,152,412t in July 2022. Of this total, 1814t were exported in July 2023, representing a 67.1 per cent decline when comp...

Argentina's cement market expands 1% in 1H23

07 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Argentina declined by 2.1 per cent YoY to 1,080,422t in June 2023 from 1,104,066t in June 2022, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. When compared with the previous month, dispatches edged up by 0.8 per cent from 1,071,951t in May 2023. The market was entirely supplied by domestic production – no imports were reported. Total production from Argentina’s cement plants slipped 2.4 per cent YoY to 1,082,990t in June 2023 from 1,109,725t in June 2022. However...