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Colombian cement dispatches fall to 12.9Mt in 2023

07 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia slipped by 2.6 per cent to 1.093Mt in December 2023 from 1.122Mt in December 2022, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. Of this total, bulk deliveries declined by 5.2 per cent while bagged cement dispatches were down 1.4 per cent. While retail sales increased 2.5 per cent YoY in December 2023, ready-mix concrete companies and the construction and contractor segment reduced their off take by eight and 11.9 per cent, respectively. Output from do...

Colombia's cement market contracts 1% in November

03 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia fell by 1.3 per cent YoY to 1.103Mt in November 2023 from 1.118Mt in the year-ago period, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Of this total, the retail sector reported a 2.5 per cent uptick, but ready-mix concrete companies reduced their off take by 4.2 per cent, and deliveries to construction companies and contractors were down by 6.1 per cent YoY. Bulk dispatches decreased by 3.7 per cent YoY while bagged cement deliveries slipped by 0.2 per ...

Colombia's cement market contracts 1% in October

08 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia slipped 0.8 per cent YoY to 1.114Mt in October 2023 from 1.123Mt in October 2022, reported the country's statistics office, DANE. Of the total October 2023 dispatches, deliveries to construction companies and contractors were down seven per cent YoY, while ready-mix concrete companies reduced their off-take by 3.9 per cent. However, sales to the retail segment picked up by 2.6 per cent YoY. This was also reflected in a 0.6 per cent uptick in bagged sales while...

Colombia’s cement demand decreases 5% in September

08 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia declined 4.9 per cent to 1.131Mt in September 2023 from 1.19Mt in September 2022, according to DANE, the country’s statistics office. The Valle del Cauca market saw the largest contraction, by 18.8 per cent YoY, followed by Norte de Santander (-16.5 per cent), Caldas (-13.7 per cent) and Colima (-13.4 per cent). Meta, ear and Sucre were the only markets that showed growth – by 4.1, 2.1 and one per cent, respectively, in September 2023. Sales in the capital ma...

Colombian cement market contracts 7% in August

16 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia declined 7.3 per cent to 1.103Mt in August 2023 from 1.19Mt in August 2022, according to the national statistics office, DANE. Contributing to this overall trend, bulk sales were down 9.6 per cent YoY while bagged cement sales decreased by 6.2 per cent YoY. The drop was led by the building companies and contractors segment, which reduced their off-take by 19.9 per cent YoY during the period, while concrete companies reported a 5.9 per cent drop in requireme...

Colombia’s cement market contracts 7% in July

11 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia declined 6.5 per cent YoY to 1.052Mt in July 2023 when compared with 1.125Mt in July 2022, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. In July 2023 sales to construction companies and contractors dropped by 14.6 per cent YoY, while sales to ready-mix concrete companies edged up by 0.3 per cent YoY. The retail sector’s off-take was down by 5.8 per cent YoY. Bagged cement sales declined by 7.3 per cent YoY in July 2023 while sales of bulk cement saw a...

Colombian cement dispatches decline 8% in June

09 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Colombia cement dispatches were down 7.5 per cent to 1.033Mt in June 2023 when compared with 1.117Mt in June 2022, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. Output from domestic producers fell 6.1 per cent YoY to 1.117Mt in June 2023 when compared with 1.189Mt ion June 2022. First half of 2023 In the January-June 2023 period consumption declined by 5.1 per cent YoY to 6.297Mt from 6.638Mt in the first half of 2022. Domestic production decreased by four per cent YoY to 6.886M...

Colombian cement consumption up 2% in May

11 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s cement market expanded by 2.1 per cent YoY to 1.126Mt in May 2023 from 1.104Mt in May 2022, according to DANE, the country’s statistics office. Sales to ready-mix concrete companies were up 5.8 per cent YoY while retail sales increased by 5.3 per cent YoY in May 2023. However, off-take by construction companies and contractors declined by 12.6 per cent in May 2023 when compared with the year-ago period. Domestic cement production slipped by 1.1 per cent to 1.237Mt in may 2023 w...

Colombian grey cement market contracts 9% in April

07 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Grey cement dispatches in Colombia declined 9.3 per cent YoY to 0.987Mt in April 2023 from 1.089Mt in April 2022, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. Bulk cement sales were down 5.6 per cent YoY while bagged sales saw an 11.1 per cent drop. Construction companies and contractors represented the largest contraction, by 19.9 per cent YoY, followed by the retail sector, where sales were down 9.1 per cent. Ready-mix concrete companies reduced their off take by 2.4 per cent YoY. ...

Colombian cement consumption declines 8% in March

03 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia fell 7.5 per cent YoY to 1.163Mt in March 2023 from 1.257Mt in March 2022, according to national statistics agency, DANE. While deliveries of bulk cement edged up by 0.8. per cent YoY, reflecting 3.5 per cent growth in the ready-mix concrete segment market in March 2023, bagged cement sales were down 11.2 per cent yoY as construction companies and contractors reported a 13.6 per cent contraction and the off-take by the retail sector dropped by 11.5 per cent wh...