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Argentina’s market demand falls 4% YoY in May

06 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Argentine cement consumption decreased by 4.4 per cent to 924,979t in May 2018, according to AFCP, the country’s cement association. When compared with the previous month, demand contracted by 3.5 per cent from 958,184t in April. Of this total, the domestic industry supplied 924,425t, three per cent less MoM, while imports fell from 5160t in April to 554t as Argentina’s producers recovered market share. Compared with May 2017, Argentina’s producers saw their domestic sales ease by 3.9 per...

Argentina demand up 14% YoY

11 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s cement market expanded by 13.5 per cent in April to 958,241t  when compared with April 2017, but fell 12.2 per cent MoM, according to the country’s cement producers’ association, AFCP.This demand was met by 953,081t of domestic output and 5160t of imports. Argentine producers saw total dispatches decline by 11.3 per cent MoM, but YoY deliveries, which include exports, advanced by 13.3 per cent to 957,981t. Exports reached 4900t. In the first four months of 2018, the country...

Argentina cement market expands 6% in March

05 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina increased 6.2 per cent in March 2018 to 1,091,121t from 1,027,094t in March 2017, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. When compared with the previous month, sales to the domestic market advanced 18.1 per cent from 924,085t in February 2018. Sales from domestic producers rose 4.7 per cent in March to 1,073,831t from 1,025,620t in March 2017. When compared with the previous month, they advanced 18.2 per cent from 908,513t in February 2018. Ou...

Argentina's cement consumption up 17% YoY in November

08 December 2017, Published under Cement News

The Argentine cement market expanded 16.5 per cent in November 2017 with consumption increasing to 1,179,763t from 1,013,083t, according to the latest data from the country’s cement producers' association, AFCP. When compared with October 2017, domestic demand edged up 2.5 per cent from 1,150,794t. Cement production increased 15.4 per cent YoY to 1,174,989t in November from 1,017,760t in November 2016. Of this output, some 1,163,215t were delivered to the domestic market, a 15.5 per cent ...

Argentine cement demand sees 12% rise

08 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Argentina saw a 18.1 per cent MoM drop to 845,690t in dispatches (including exports) in April but noted a 10.7 per cent rise YoY, according to the country’s Portland Cement Manufacturers’ Association. Domestic deliveries fell by 184,000t or 17.8 per cent to 844,324t when compared with March, despite a rebound in the first few months of the year, supported by private and public works. However, when compared with April 2016, the domestic market expanded by 11.6 per cent. Exports were dow...

Argentina sees cement dispatches up 1.2% YoY in January 2017

09 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s cement market expanded by 1.2 per cent YoY in January 2017 as cement sales reached 868,590t from 858,496t the year before, according to the country's cement association, AFCP. Export sales more than doubled, rising from 4306t in January 2015 to 9632t in the first month of 2017. The country’s cement plants produced some 878,222t of cement, noting a 1.8 per cent rise YoY. Domestic output was complemented by 5184t of imports while in 2016 no imports into the Latin American co...

Argentina sees cement demand fall 11% in 2016

05 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s cement consumption edged up 0.7 per cent YoY to 940,081t in December 2016, but fell 7.2 per cent MoM, according to provisional figures released by the country’s cement association, AFCP. The country’s producers supplied 946,480t of cement in December 2016, some seven per cent less than in November, but 0.9 per cent extra to the volume supplied in December 2015. While most of this output was delivered to the domestic market, there was a significant YoY increase in shipments...

Argentina sees 1.6 per cent drop in domestic cement dispatches

08 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s cement market decreased 8.8 per cent MoM and 1.6 per cent YoY to 1,007,207t in November 2016, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. In addition, around 5,898t of cement were imported, representing a 0.7 per cent fall MoM but a 36.5 per cent rise YoY. However, domestic cement producers were able to increase export sales by 32.8 per cent MoM and 85.4 per cent YoY as 10,663t of cement crossed national borders. For the first 11 months, the domestic cement market co...

Argentina sees fall in domestic and export demand

25 October 2016, Published under Cement News

In September 2016 Argentina’s cement plants dispatched 1,003,457t of cement, including exports, which represents a MoM fall of 4.1 per cent and a YoY drop of 11.1 per cent, according to the Asociación de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (AFCP), the country's cement association. The domestic market contracted by 4.1 per cent MoM and 11.5 per cent YoY as 1,001,131t were sold within Argentina’s borders. Exports reached 7,226t, a 117 per cent increase when compared with August and up 51 ...

Argentina reports upturn in cement demand in August

08 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Argentina increased by 6.7 per cent YoY in August, according to preliminary figures published by the Argentine cement association, AFCP. The domestic market required the supply of 1,042,862t, up from 977,469t in August 2015. Argentine output was supplemented by 1.366Mt of imports, unlike the same period of the previous year when no imports entered the country. Exports fell by nearly 20 per cent from 4.152Mt in August 2015 to 3.33Mt one year later. For the first ei...