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Colombian cement market expands 4% in 2022

02 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Grey cement dispatches in Colombia slipped 1.1 per cent YoY to 1.122Mt in December 2022 from 1.135Mt in December 2021, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. Bagged cement sales in December 2021 were down by 2.9 per cent YoY but this was offset by a 2.9 per cent increase in bulk sales. The 12.5 per cent YoY increase to ready-mix cement companies was unable to offset the decline in other market segments in December 2022. Sales to construction companies and contractors dropped b...

Colombian cement market contracts 4% in November

03 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Grey cement consumption in Colombia declined by 4.2 per cent in November 2022 to 1.118Mt from 1.167Mt in November 2021, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. While bulk dispatches increased by 3.7 per cent, bagged cement deliveries were down 7.7 per cent YoY in November 2022. Sales to the ready-mix concrete sector increased by 19.4 per cent YoY while retail sales were up by 1.2 per cent YoY in November 2022. However, construction companies and contractors reduced their off tak...

Colombia’s cement dispatches up 5% in 10M22

14 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in the Colombian market decreased by 2.4 per cent to 1.123Mt in October 2022 from 1.15Mt in the year-ago period, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Of this total bulk sales saw a 4.3 per cent increase but bagged cement sales were down by 5.4 per cent YoY in October 2022. Sales to ready-mix companies increased by 9.9 per cent YoY in November 2022, but the off-take by construction companies and contractors, and the retail sector declined by 7.7 and 5.4 per...

Colombian cement market expands 2% in September

07 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Colombia increased 2.1 per cent YoY to 1.188Mt in September 2022 when compared with September 2021, when 1.164Mt of cement were dispatched, according to the country’s statistics agency, DANE. When compared with September 2019, dispatches increased 10.2 per cent. Of this total, bulk sales were up 9.3 per cent while bagged cement sales posted a 1.3 per cent decline. Dispatches to ready-mix concrete suppliers increased 14.9 per cent but construction companies and contract...

Colombian grey cement market expands 8% in August

03 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Grey cement consumption in Colombia grew by 8.4 per cent YoY in August 2022 to 1.19Mt from 1.098Mt, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Of this total, bulk shipments were up 12.2 per cent while bagged cement saw a 6.6 per cent increase. Ready-mix concrete companies increased their off-take by 20.9 per cent while sales by the retail segment were up 6.8 per cent YoY in August 2022. Sales to construction companies and contractors slipped by 0.4 per cent YoY in the same month. ...

Colombia’s cement consumption slips in July

06 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Colombia slipped by 0.6 per cent YoY in July 2022 to 1.125Mt from 1.132Mt in July 2021, reports the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with 2019 pre-COVID shipments edged up by one per cent from 1.113Mt. Bulk sales increased 2.8 per cent YoY while bagged cement sales contracted 2.2 per cent YoY in July 2022. While ready-mix concrete companies increased their take-off by 8.2 per cent YoY, construction and contractors reduced theirs by 10.7 per cent YoY. Sales ...

Colombian cement market expands 4% in June

23 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s cement demand advanced 4.2 per cent in June 2022 to 1.117Mt from 1.072Mt in June 2021, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with June 2019, cement dispatches were up 14 per cent from 0.979Mt. Cement production increased 7.3 per cent YoY to 1.189Mt in June 2022 when compared with output of 1.108Mt in June 2021. When compared with June 2019, cement production increased 15.9 per cent from 1.026Mt. In June 2022 ready-mix concrete companies increased th...

Colombian cement market expands 35% in May

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Grey cement dispatches in Colombia advance by 35.2 per cent to 1.104Mt in May 2022 from 0.816Mt in May 2021, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with May 2019 the cement market expanded by 4.6 per cent from 1.055Mt. Bulk sales were up by 41.6 per cent and bagged sales advanced by 32.3 per cent. Market growth was driven by ready-mix concrete companies, which increased their purchases by 51.2 per cent YoY. The retail sector and construction companies/contractors...

Colombia sees 4% increase in cement sales in April

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement dispatches saw a 3.7 per cent YoY uptick to 1.089Mt in April 2022 from 1.051Mt in April 2021, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Of this total bulk sales increased by 12.2 per cent, reflecting the growth in the ready-mix concrete sector, which expanded its offtake by 15.6 per cent YoY. However, construction companies and contractors reduced their purchases by 4.7 per cent while at retail level, sales were down by 1.2 per cent YoY. Output from domestic ce...

Colombian cement market expands 6% in March

10 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Grey cement dispatches in Colombia increased 5.7 per cent to 1.257Mt in March 2022 from 1.189Mt in March 2021, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. When compared with demand in March 2020, they were up 70 per cent from 0.74Mt. Bulk sales increased by 6.9 per cent YoY while bagged sales saw a more moderate growth of 5.2 per cent in March 2022. Sales to the ready-mix concrete segment saw a 10.1 per cent hike while retail sales increased 6.2 per cent YoY. However, construction ...