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Colombia's cement market expands 4% in November

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement demand increased four per cent YoY in November 2021 to 1.167Mt from 1.122Mt in November 2020, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with November 2019 the market expanded by 7.7 per cent from 1.083Mt. In November 2021, bulk cement sales advanced by 11.2 per cent while bagged cement sales edged up one per cent, reflecting mainly a 12.9 per cent YoY rise in offtake by ready-mix concrete companies. Retail sales were up by 3.3 per cent YoY but constr...

Colombian cement demand falls to 1.15Mt in October

14 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia slipped 1.6 per cent YoY to 1.15Mt in October 2021 from 1.169Mt in the same period of the previous year, according the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with the 1.111Mt dispatched in October 2019, deliveries were up 3.5 per cent. Deliveries to ready-mix concrete companies increased 7.5 per cent, but construction companies and contractors purchases were down by 16.3 per cent while off-take in the retail segment slipped 1.1 per cent. Domestic pr...

Colombian cement market expanded 3% in September

23 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia edged up 2.9 per cent YoY to 1.164Mt in September 2021 from 1.131Mt in September 2020, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. When compared with September 2019, demand grew by 7.9 per cent from 1.078Mt. Bulk sales increased by 7.3 per cent YoY in September 2021 while bagged cement saw sales grow by one per cent. When compared with September 2019, bulk and bagged sales increased by 8.1 and 7.9 per cent, respectively. Sales growth was particularly...

Construction firms and contractors drive 4% rise in Colombia’s cement demand

07 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement dispatches picked up 4.3 per cent to 1.098Mt in August 2021 from 1.052Mt in August 2020, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with August 2019 deliveries slipped 0.1 per cent from 1.099Mt. Growth was particularly robust in the ready-mix segment where off-take saw a 14 per cent improvement. Construction companies and contractors increased their purchases by 6.5 per cent while sales to the retail sector edged up 0.3 per cent. Production from dom...

Colombia sees 4% increase in cement dispatches

03 September 2021, Published under Cement News

The Colombian cement market expanded by 3.6 per cent to 1.132Mt in July 2021 when compared with dispatches of 1.093Mt in July 2020 and by 7.5 per cent when compared with 1.113Mt in July 2019, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Cement sales were particularly strong in the ready-mix concrete market (+11.9 per cent YoY) while construction companies and contractors also increased their offtake by 6.4 per cent YoY. However, the retail segment saw a one per cent contraction. When...

Colombian market expands 18% in June

04 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia reached 1.072Mt in June 2021, up 18.4 per cent when compared with 0.905Mt in June 2021 and by 9.5 per cent per cent when compared with 0.979Mt reported in June 2019, according to DANE, the country’s statistics office. Retail sales advanced by 18.3 per cent in June 2021 while offtake from ready-mix concrete companies was up 18.3 per cent when compared with June 2020. Construction companies and contractors increased their purchases by 14.5 per cent YoY. Produ...

Cement dispatches in Colombia up 16% in May

01 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement sales increased 15.5 per cent YoY to 815,400t in May 2021 from 705,900t in May 2020, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with May 2019 there was a 22.7 per cent drop from 1.055Mt.   The offtake by ready-mix concrete companies surged 45.6 per cent, while construction companies and contractors increased their purchases by 15.7 per cent. Sales to the retail sector edged up by 5.6 per cent.   Cement production advanced 13.1 per cent to 880,4...

Colombian demand more than triples in April

04 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s grey cement market expanded by 333.5 per cent in April 2021 as demand reached 1.051Mt, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. In April 2020 consumption fell to 242,400t as demand contracted sharply due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Domestic cement production quadrupled to 1.236Mt in April 2021 from a low base of 198,900t in April 2020 when the industry was affected by the pandemic. January-April 2021 Cement consumption in the first four months of 2021 rebounded to 4....

Colombian cement consumption advances 61% in March

10 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Colombia increased 60.7 per cent to 1.189Mt in March 2021 from 0.74Mt in March 2020, according to DANE, the country’s statistics office. Sales in the retail sector were up 76 per cent YoY while ready-mix concrete companies saw a 47 per cent hike. Construction companies and contractors increased their offtake by 39.6 per cent YoY. Sales in Bogotá increased by 64.1 per cent YoY while Cundinamarca posted a similar increase of 64.9 per cent. Valle del Cauca saw its market expan...

Colombian cement market expands 5% in February

06 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia increased 5.3 per cent to 1.079Mt in February 2021 when compared with 1.025Mt in February 2020, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Bagged cement sales were up by 11.8 per cent in February but bulk sales fell 7.2 per cent YoY. The retail sector accounted for all of this growth, with sales expanding by 16.9 per cent. In contrast, there was an 11 per cent drop in offtake by ready-mix concrete companies while sales to construction companies and co...