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Indonesian cement sales edge up 3% in 2M19

19 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Total cement deliveries by Indonesian cement producers advanced 2.6 per cent in the first two months of 2019 to 11.216Mt when compared with 10.93Mt in the 2M18, according to the latest data from the Indonesian Cement Association, ASI. While domestic sales were only 0.3 per cent higher YoY at 10.547Mt in January-February 2019, export sales during the period. surged by 62 per cent YoY to 668,815t. Of total export sales, 419,725t were exported as clinker, up 53.1 per cent YoY. Cement exports ...

Indonesia exports reach 3.62Mt between Jan-Aug 2018

25 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Indonesia's cement and clinker exports have reached 3.62Mt in the January-August 2018 period an increase of 95.8 per cent YoY, reports Indonesian Investments. According to the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), cement and clinker exports are now forecast to reach 5Mt by the end of 2018, which is massively up on the original target of 3Mt. In the month of August cement and clinker exports rose by 31.1 per cent YoY to 541,143t, said ASI. Agung Wiharto, corporate secretary of PT Semen Indon...

Indonesia cement demand up 9.9% in January 2018

20 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Indonesia's cement consumption rose 9.9 per cent YoY to 5.68Mt in January 2018. The growth of demand is being attributed to rising cement demand on the back of the government-led infrastructure development programmes, particularly the construction of toll roads. Widodo Santoso, Chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), said cement consumption rose at similar levels across the country. Highest growth was reported on Sumatra, traditionally the second-biggest cement-consuming isl...

Indonesian cement demand up 13% in October

06 December 2017, Published under Cement News

The Indonesia cement market expanded 12.5 per cent YoY to 6.754Mt in October 2017, according to data from the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI).  The key market of Java reported a 17 per cent increase with local demand rising from 3.202Mt in October 2016 to 3.745Mt one year later with growth particularly robust in Banten, West and Central Java. Indonesia’s second-largest market, Sumatra, saw demand increase by 7.8 per cent YoY to 1.494Mt. Kalimantan’s cement consumption advanced by ...

ASI: Indonesia cement sales up 7%

02 November 2017, Published under Cement News

For the first nine months of 2017, cement consumption in Indonesia rose 6.6 per cent to 47.432Mt from 45.504Mt, according to the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI). The data reflects sales by ASI members only. Demand in Java increased 11.3 per cent to 26.962Mt YoY while the off-take from ASI members in Sumatra showed a 4.2 per cent rise to 9.988Mt and in Nusa Tenggara, ASI members supplied 2.687Mt (+2.1 per cent) in 9M17. The Kalimantan market contracted by 5.8 per cent in the period to 2...

Indonesia: January sales drop 2.3% YoY

13 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Indonesia's cement sales struggled last month as bad weather disrupted construction projects across the country. Sales fell to 5.3Mt last month, down 2.3 per cent YoY. "Rain and storms are present in many regions of Indonesia, and they might last until March. Only then we can expect the construction industry to rebound," Indonesian Cement Association (ASI) Chairman, Widodo Santoso, said. Maluku and Papua were the only regions where cement sales increased, surging to 143,000t in January...

Indonesian cement consumption hits 62Mt in 2016

13 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Indonesia consumed 62Mt of cement in 2016, up three per cent on the previous year, but below the Indonesian Cement Association’s (ASI) target of 65Mt, the Jakarta Globe reports. In a statement, ASI Chairman, Widodo Santoso,blamed delays in government infrastructure projects for the shortfall, noting that land disputes and financing problems had curtailed activity. Cement sales in Java, which account for over half of the national total, declined by two per cent to 33.7Mt, while Kalimant...

Indonesia: 8% growth predicted for 2017 consumption

24 October 2016, Published under Cement News

According to the Chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), Widodo Santoso, national cement consumption is expected to grow by 8.04 per cent in 2017, reaching 68Mt. The growth is expected to come as a result of steady overall growth and higher demand for building materials for public projects. Demand is forecast to reach 62.94Mt, a 4.14 per cent increase YoY in 2016. Mr Santoso commented on the predicted growth, saying, “We expect the government-initiated projects, like the one-...

Indonesia: September figures weaker

11 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Due to a lower demand from the domestic housing industry, Indonesian cement sales for the month of September fell 3.3 per cent to 5.64Mt compared to September of 2015, according to the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI). Cement sales fell in Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan, while eastern parts of the country including Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua saw growth, reports Widodo Santoso, ASI chairman. Java sales amounted to 3.11Mt for the month, a drop of five per cent YoY, Sumatra saw a decline of...

Property boosts Indonesian cement demand

23 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Fuelled by rising housing demand and subsequent property development, Indonesia saw cement sales increase 12% through the first seven months of the year, according to the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI). Cement consumption rose to 30.86Mt in the January-July period, from 27.54Mt in the same period last year, said Widodo Santoso, ASI chairman. “Housing loans have spurred the development of housing and real estate development in Indonesia,” Widodo said last week. Industry analyst...