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Spotlight on the Sun Belt

03 April 2013, Published under Cement News

The global economic downturn hit the southern US cement markets hard but to varying degrees with new capacity additions compounding the issue. As the region begins to slowly recover, this article looks at the prospects for cement demand in light of economic fundamentals, as well as the outlook for cement utilisation rates and recent constraints on pricing. By Rob Roy, ROI Economic Consulting, USA. The South and West’s expected population growth and attractive low cost of living put th...