Cement News tagged under: Puerto Rico

RSS feed

US and Puerto Rican cement shipments slip in October

12 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico edged down slightly to 9.9Mt in October 2021 when compared with October 2020, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading markets of Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia accounted for 37 per cent of total consumption in October. The leading producing states were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Michigan, which accounted for 39 per cent of output. Masonry cement shipments al...

US Portland and blended cement market expands 5% in September

09 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico advanced 4.5 per cent YoY to 9.8Mt in September 2021, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The top five consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Illinois, which received 38 per cent of total domestic shipments in September 2021. The leading producing states for Portland and blended cements in September 2021 were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Michigan, which acco...

Puerto Rican cement sales see 14% drop in October

16 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Puerto Rico declined 13.9 per cent YoY to 1.18m bags, or 50,312t, according to the country’s Economic Development Bank (BDE). It is the fifth-consecutive monthly fall and the lowest level since November 2020, according to Sin Comillas. However, the FY21 ends with a 31.7 per cent surge in sales – from 528.707t (12.4m bags) to 694,994t (16.3m bags) – and is the largest increase in 12 years. Cement production was down 12.5 per cent YoY to 727,000 bags, or 68,338t  in October...

US/Puerto Rican Portland and blended cement market expands 5% in August

02 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Portland and blended cement shipments in the USA and Puerto Rico, including imports, advanced 4.9 per cent YoY to 10.1Mt in August 2021, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The cement markets in Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Illinois were particularly buoyant and accounted for 40 per cent of deliveries. Missouri, Texas, California, Florida and Michigan were the leading producing states. Masonry cement shipments totalled 212,000t in August, up 2.8 per cent YoY increase. The ...

US market sees modest contraction

14 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico reached 9.6Mta, down 2.3 per cent YoY, in July 2021, according to the US Geological Survey. The leading markets wereTexas, California, Florida, Ohio and Illinois, with their offtake accounting for 37 per cent of July shipments. Leading producers were Missouri, Texas, California, Florida and Michigan. Combined they produced 39 per cent of total cement output in the US. Masonry cement shipments declin...

Puerto Rican cement sales drop 10%

14 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Puerto Rico decreased 9.6 per cent YoY to 51,165t (or 1.26m bags), the third-consecutive YoY fall, according to the Bank of Economic Development (BDE). Cement sales had been increasing since May 2020 following the end of lockdown, peaking at 1.6m in June 2020, which represented the highest sales since 2012. By the end of the year, sales had advanced 2.8 per cent when compared with 2019.

US and Puerto Rican Portland and blended cement market remains stable in June

08 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico remained stable at 10.1Mt in June 2021, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Illinois – the leading cement-consuming states – accounted for 37 per cent of the US market. Output of Portland and blended cement in June 2021 was the highest in Missouri, California, Texas, Florida and Tennessee, which accounted for a combined share of 40 per cent of domesti...

Puerto Rico sees first fall in sales since April 2020

30 July 2021, Published under Cement News

In June 2021, 1.3m bags, or 55,429t of cement were sold in Puerto Rico, according to the Banco de Desarrollo Económico.  This represents a YoY decline of 18.8 per cent from 68,220t, the first drop in sales since April last year. FY21 ended with a 31.7 per cent advance in sales from 12.4m bags, or 528,707t, to 16.3m bags, or 694,994.51m. The growth in sales is the highest in 12 years, according to Sin Comillas.

US Portland and blended cement demand up 19% in April

19 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Portland and blended cement shipments, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico, saw a 19 per cent YoY increase to 9.7Mt in April 2021, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and Ohio, who accounted for a combined share of 40 per cent of total shipments. The leading producing states were Missouri, Texas, California, Florida and Alabama. Masonry cement deliveries were up 13 per cent YoY to 220,000t. The...

Cement sales in Puerto Rico up 12% in May

21 June 2021, Published under Cement News

In May 2021 cement sales in Puerto Rico increased 12 per cent YoY to 59,266t, according to the country’s Economic Development Bank. In the first 11 months of the FY21 639,566t of cement were sold. This represents an advance of 39.2 per cent when compared to 460,487t sold in the 11MFY20, as well as the highest volume since 2014.  In 2020 sales in the Puerto Rican market rose 2.8 per cent YoY to 588,400t.