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Cement prices in El Salvador largely stable in 2019

12 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The ex-works cement price in El Salvador remained unchanged at US$7.57/42.5kg bag, reports the country’s construction chamber, Casalco. The retail price of a 42.5kg bag of cement increased from US$8.28 in January to peak at US$8.45 in June but then slipped to US$8.32 in August to a new high of US$8.37 in October. It closed the year at US$8.31, resulting in an average price of US$8.38 for the year.

Salvadoran cement market expands 13% in 10M19

11 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Apparent cement consumption in El Salvador increased 12.8 per cent YoY to 1,184,956t in 10M19 from  to 1,050,846t in the first 10 months of 2018, according to Casalco, the country’s construction chamber. In October alone, apparent cement consumption surged 23.5 per cent to 104,989t from 85,017t in October 2018. Cement prices in October reached US$7.57/bag of 42.5kg at the factory gate while on a retail level this was US$8.37/bag, including VAT.

Cement price in El Salvador continues to slip

23 September 2019, Published under Cement News

While the ex-works cement price in El Salvador has remained stable at US$7.57/42.5kg bag in August, on a retail level the cement price is now at US$8.32/bag, according to the CIEC-CASALCO, the El Salvadoran construction chamber. This represents a one per cent slip from US$8.39/bag in June, when the retail price similarly from US$8.45/bag.

Retail cement price in El Salvador fell in August

12 September 2019, Published under Cement News

The price for a 42.5kg bag of cement sold by retailers in San Salvador, El Salvador, fell to US$8.32/bag in August, according to Casalco, the country’s construction chamber. The drop represents the second-consecutive month of declining cement prices. In July and June, the price for a bag of cement was US$8.39 and US$8.45, respectively, after edging up from US$8.42 in May. Meanwhile, the ex-works cement price has remained stable at US$7.57/bag.

Salvadorian cement demand surges 28% in 11M18

05 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Apparent cement consumption in El Salvador has increased by 28 per cent in the January-November 2018 period to 27,314,750 bags of 42.5kg, or 1,160,877t, when compared with 21,802,300 bags or 926,598t in the 11M17, according to the country’s construction chamber, CASALCO. The latest increase represents the fifth-consecutive 11M rise since 2014. The rise comes on the back of construction activity outperforming economic growth in the Latin American country. Annual economic growth in the 11M18...

El Salvador records 18.5% drop in cement prices

11 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in El Salvador rose by 18.5 per cent YoY to US$8.49 per 42.5kg bag in February 2013, according to CASALCO, the Salvadorian Chamber of the Construction Industry. The rise in cement prices has affected the growth of the construction sector, according to the organisation. “The increase in cement prices has had a direct impact on all construction costs,” said Carlos Guerrero, CASALCO president. Cement consumption in the first three months of 2013 decreased 9.1% to 6506 bags ...