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Indonesia: turning a corner

08 June 2022, Published under Cement News

For several years, Indonesia’s cement industry has experienced stagnant domestic demand, overcapacity and pricing pressure – problems that have been exacerbated by COVID-19. However, while uncertainty remains, government infrastructure spending, energy policy and housing market growth offer hope of improvement. By George Woods, Jitin Sethi and Bhushan Bhutada, LEK Consulting. The Indonesian cement industry is expected to receive welcome support from the government against a backdro...

Indonesia's annual demand increased by 4.3 per cent in 2021

11 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Indonesia's annual domestic cement demand reached 65.215Mt in 2021, representing an increase of 4.3 per cent on the year before, in line with industry expectations.   All of the domestic regions recorded higher demand in 2021. Consumption in Java, the largest market, representing 53 per cent of domestic demand, grew by 2.6 per cent to 34.695Mt in FY2021. In Sumatra, the second-largest market with 22 per cent market share, demand increased by 2.5 per cent to 14.129Mt. Sulawesi (10 per cent ma...

Indonesian cement and clinker exports rise to record levels in 2021

11 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Indonesia is rapidly expanding its cement and clinker export activities, with YoY volumes climbing by 25.2 per cent to reach a record 11.610Mt in 2021. By year end, cement exports grew by 46.6 per cent to 1.609Mt, while clinker volumes expanded by 22.3 per cent to 10.001Mt. Bangladesh and the Philippines were major clinker destinations, while cement destinations included Mauritius and the Maldives.

Semen Indonesia looks forward to 4% FY22 expansion

02 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia expects to grow 3-5 per cent  YoY in FY22, up from two per cent in FY21 as the key market for bagged cement (mainly for home renovations and small home cluster developments) improves. In addition, the property stimulus by the Indonesian government and a high infrastructure budget in FY22 are expected to support sales. A further driver is the improved control of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company’s sales strategy heavily focusses on the domestic market, which provides higher...

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa reports sales volumes of 17Mt in 2021

24 January 2022, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk (INTP) (HeidelbergCement group) recorded sales of 17Mt in 2021, a three per cent increase from the previous year.   "This achievement is more or less in line with the target," explained Antonius Marcos, director and corporate secretary of Indocement.    Marcos explained a number of factors which impacted cement sales last year. "The main driving factor for sales was from the retail sector, which is increasing public optimism of the recovery of the...

Stagnant coal supply impacts Indonesian cement exports

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The constrained supply of coal in Indonesia has affected cement and clinker exports from the archipelago. While under normal supply conditions, there is sufficient coal for 21-30 days, in early December 2021 coal supply on average lasted 5-10 days, according to Widodo Santoso, chairman of the Indonesian cement association, ASI. As a result, some Indonesian cement producers, including PT Semen Indonesia, Semen Tonasa, Semen Padang and Semen Bosowa Maros, stopped allocating production for ex...

SIG make several Board appointments at EGM

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

SIG’s Extraordinary General Meeting confirmed the honourable discharge of Hendi Prio Santoso as President Director of the company. The meeting also honourably dismissed Benny Wendry as Production Director, Tri Abisatrijo as Engineering and Project Director and Fadjar Judisiawan as Director of Business Strategy and Business Development, and Tina T Kemala Intan as Human Resources and Legal Director. The meeting also changed the nomenclature of the position of the company's Board of Direct...

Indonesian cement demand expands 5% in 11M21

05 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Indonesia reached 5.94Mt in November 2021, representing a 2.1 per cent drop YoY. ASI Chairman Widodo Santoso said the decline occurred in almost all areas on the islands of Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, and eastern Indonesia. "The increase in consumption is only in two areas, namely Nusa Tenggara and Kalimantan," Mr Santoso said. Maluku and Papua saw the largest decline at seven per cent to 0.19Mt, followed by the key market of Java where demand reached 3.02Mt,d own 3.6 per ce...

Cement output in Indonesia falls 22% in November, affecting exports

23 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The total Indonesian production of cement and clinker in November 2021 reached 11.45Mt, down 22 per cent from 14.67Mt when compared with October 2021, according to the Indonesian Ministry of Industry. Director of the Cement, Ceramics and Non-Metal Mineral Processing Industry, Ignatius Warsito, attributed the decrease in output due to issues with the supply of coal. "The decrease in monthly production will reduce the specific utilisation for that month. The decrease in production will also ...

Indocement awards FLSmidth contract for AF system

25 November 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement subsidiary PT Indonesia Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk will be replacing the majority of its coal use with a full alternative fuels solution from FLSmidth, who will be delivering a MissionZero flagship product. The project will enable the Indonesian cement producer to use municipal waste and biofuels. PT Indocement awards AF contract to FLSmidth. Left to right: Lars Bo Larsen, Danish Ambassador to Indonesia – Jeppe Kofod, Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs – Leo Carnevale, F...