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Colombian cement deliveries fall 5% in February

29 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s grey cement sales contracted 4.8 per cent YoY to 959,500t in February 2018, according to DANE, the national statistics office. Dispatches to Norte de Santander registered the largest growth at 43.9 per cent YoY, followed by Valle del Cauca, where deliveries expanded by 6.3 per cent. The Bogotá market contracted 14.8 per cent YoY while dispatches to Cundinamarca and Santander were also significantly reduced by 12.2 and 16.6 per cent, respectively. Cement production in Februar...

Colombia sees 3.6% market expansion

06 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia increased 3.6 per cent from 993,700t in October 2016 to 1,029,400t in October 2017, according the country’s statistics office, DANE. The rise has been attributed to increased retail sales (+5.4 per cent) and off-take by construction companies and contractors (+5.6 per cent). Sales to concrete companies slipped by 4.1 per cent. In terms of departmental sales, Antioquia saw its demand rise 14.6 per cent YoY, but sales in the Bogotá area fell by 4.4 per cen...

Colombia market expands 1% YoY in Sep 2017

14 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Domestic grey cement deliveries by Colombian cement producers in September 2017 reached 1.023Mt, up 0.8 per cent YoY and an improvement when compared the 11.2 per cent fall to 1.015Mt reported in September 2016, according to Colombia’s statistics office, DANE. Cement production in Colombia reached 1,025,600t in September 2017. This represents a 0.2 per cent rise YoY from 1,023,600t in September 2016. In terms of geographical distribution of deliveries, Nariño saw the largest increase ...

Colombia's cement demand falls 5% in August 2017

24 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Grey cement consumption in Colombia in August 2017 reached 1.033Mt, down 5.2 per cent when compared with August 2016, according to the national statistics office, DANE. Some 68 per cent of volumes, or 702,300t, were delivered in bagged form. The country's cement producers manufactured 1.035Mt of cement in August 2017, which represents a 8.5 per cent YoY decrease. In the year to date, domestic dispatches slipped 1.3 per cent to 7.961Mt when compared to 8M16 when DANE reported dispatches...

Colombia sees grey cement sales slip

31 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s cement sales slipped 1.3 per cent YoY to 0.984Mt in June 2017 when compared with the previous year, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE.  Ready-mix company offtake fell by 9.3 per cent and could not be offset by sales in the prefabricated segment, where sales increased 24.1 per cent and the building companies and contractors, which increased purchases by 1.9 per cent. Cement output in the country reached 1.003Mt, 0.9 per cent lower than in 6M16.

Colombian cement dispatches slip 3.6% in Feb17

31 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Colombia's cement market in February 2017 contracted 3.6 per cent to 1.008Mt when compared with February 2016, according to DANE, the country's statistics office. Domestic cement plants produced 1.048Mt in the second month of the year, representing a 2.6 per cent decline YoY. In January-February 2017, cement sales reached 1.921Mt and were down 3.2 per cent when compared with January-February 2016. Cement production in the first two months of 2017 fell 4.2 per cent YoY to 1.959Mt. The l...

Colombia's cement consumption down 4.6% YoY in November

16 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Colombia fell by 4.6 per cent in November 2016 to 1.019Mt when compared with November 2015, according to DANE, the country's statistics office. Output decreased by 3.5 per cent to 1.009Mt when compared with November 2015, when production reached 1.045Mt. In Nariño deliveries advanced by 21.1 per cent and in Antioquia by 7.7 per cent. On the other hand, Cesar noted a 29.1 per cent drop, with Santander and Cundinamarca reporting demand down by 18.4 and 15.5 per cent, respe...

Colombia's cement market contracts 14.4% YoY in Oct

29 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Colombia fell 14.4 per cent to 0.994Mt in October 2016 from 1.162Mt in October 2015, according to the latest figures by the country’s statistics office, DANE. Domestic cement production in October reached 1.076Mt, down 11 per cent YoY. In the first 10 months of 2016, domestic dispatches saw a 5.2 per cent drop to 10.077Mt when compared with 10.632Mt reported in October 2015. Cement production reached 10.388Mt, down four per cent YoY.

Colombia: consumption falls 20% YoY in July

31 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Colombia saw its cement market contract by 19.7 per cent YoY in July to 924,900t, according to the latest figures by Dane, the country’s statistics office. A round 68.2 per cent of this total was delivered as bagged cement and 31.8 per cent in bulk. Nearly 75 per cent of bulk cement was supplied to ready-mix companies and a further 17 per cent to construction companies and contractors. Domestic production contracted by 17.6 per cent to 915,200t in July when compared with the same mont...

Colombian cement market contracts 5% in May

28 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement deliveries in May slipped 5.3 per cent YoY in May, totalling 1.129Mt, according to the country’s statistics office, Dane. Output from Colombian cement factories fell 6.4 per cent to 1.057Mt. In the year to date, domestic dispatches remained stable at 5.056Mt while in the June 2015-May 2016 period increased 4.5 per cent to 12.808Mt.