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Pakistan cement industry makes record dispatches in October FY19-20

04 November 2019, Published under Cement News

The Pakistani cement industry has recorded a modest growth of 9.2 and 4.5 per cent in domestic and overseas cement dispatches in October 2019 alone and in the July-October 2019 period, respectively, according to data of the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA).   October 2019 Industry dispatches for October 2019 reached at all-time high to 4.984Mt as compared to 4.564Mt in October 2018, reflecting a 9.2 per cent YoY growth. APCMA attributed it to a healthy surge in dispat...

Moroccan cement deliveries up 9% in September

16 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Morocco increased by 9.4 per cent YoY to 1.14Mt in September, up from 1.04Mt in September 2018, according to the country’s cement association, APC. Shipments to the distribution segment have increased 3.2 per cent YoY to 767,707t while to ready-mix concrete companies deliveries were up 43.8 per cent to 182,940t. A total of 42,783t was supplied to the infrastructure sector, representing a 17.2 per cent YoY rise, reported Aujourd’hui Le Maroc In the year to date, the M...

Chilean cement dispatches up 7% in August

14 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Chile increased 7.3 per cent YoY to 369,337t in August 2019 when compared with August 2018, when they reached 344,084t, according to the Camara Chilena de Construcción (CChC), the country’s construction chamber. In the first eight months of 2019, dispatches advanced by 5.9 per cent to 2.752Mt from 2.599Mt in the 8M18.

September is a blessing for Pakistan cement producers

03 October 2019, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has released September 2019 data, which indicates industry posted real growth as the total dispatches increased by 11.5 per cent compared with the corresponding period of last year, with both local consumption and exports increasing in double-digits.   Dispatches advanced to 4.27Mt when compared with 3.829Mt dispatched in September 2018. Out of this total, domestic consumption reached 3.472Mt this September, while it was 3.114Mt during th...

Pakistan's domestic dispatches dip 6% July-August 2019

16 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry saw receding cement demand in the first two months of current FY20 in Pakistan. The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) attributes it to impact of economic contraction among other factors. The industry dispatched 46.88Mt of cement in 2018-19, leaving a surplus of 9.12Mt. The domestic market remained under pressure in the last fiscal year as well absorbing only 40.34Mt, which was almost two per cent less than 2017-18, according to APCMA.   The ...

CChC reports 11% YoY rise in Chile cement dispatches in July

12 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Chile increased by 11.3 per cent to 317,626t in July 2019 from 285,357t in July 2018, according to the Chilean construction chamber (CChC). MoM an 8.8 per cent rise was achieved, from 291,979t in June 2019. In the first seven months of 2019, total dispatches reached 2,382,831t, up 5.7 per cent when compared with January-June 2018 when deliveries were 2,254,729t.

Argentina records 6% fall in dispatches for August

06 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Argentina has recorded a 5.8 per cent YoY decrease in cement dispatches to 1.052Mt for August 2019, compared with 1.117Mt in the year-ago period. Domestic dispatches fell to 1.047Mt from 1.113Mt, while exports declined to 4230t from 4611t in August 2018. The country’s demand was met by domestic production and as such, no imports were recorded for the month.

Vietnamese cement deliveries advance by 30% in July

21 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches by Vietnamese producers surged by 30 per cent YoY to 8.08Mt in July, according to data by the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). When compared with the previous month, deliveries were up eight per cent. Domestic sales improved by 21 per cent to 5.794Mt when compared with July 2018. VICEM saw its sales increase by 15 per cent YoY to 1.878Mt while its joint-ventures reported a six per cent YoY rise to 1.571Mt. Other Vietnamese cement producers noted a 40 per cent h...

Chile’s cement deliveries fall 11% in June

13 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement dispatches in June declined 10.6 per cent to 291,979t from 326,681t in June 2018, according to the Chilean Construction Chamber (CChC). When compared with the previous month, the drop was 15.4 per cent. In the first half of 2019, total cement dispatches in the South American country reached 2,065,205t, representing a 4.9 per cent increase when compared with the 1H18, when 1,969,372t was delivered.

Cement shipments in USA slip to 9.3Mt

01 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico fell to 9.3Mt in May 2019, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading consuming states were  Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia , which combined account for 39 per cent of shipments in May. Leading producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. Masonry cement deliveries remained stable at 0.222Mt in May when compared with the year-ago period. Some 55 per cent of ship...