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Azerbaijan records 2% decline in cement production

04 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijan has seen a two per cent YoY decline in cement production to 2.8Mt during the 10M19, according to the State Statistical Committee. Overall construction materials output rose by 3.8 per cent YoY in terms of value to AZN648.7m (US$382.3m). Ready-mix concrete production surged 27.8 per cent to 1.52Mt compared with the 10M18, while the output of prefabricated concrete structures decreased 55.4 per cent to 35,700m 3 .

Vietnamese cement output up 10% in November

02 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Vietnam has increased 9.6 per cent to 8.7Mt in November 2019, according to the country’s General Statistics Office. In the first 11 months of this year, output is likely to have advanced by 7.6 per cent to 87.9Mt. In 2018 the country’s cement industry produced 90.2Mt of cement, up 9.1 per cent YoY.

North Korea steps up industrial production

12 November 2019, Published under Cement News

North Korean cement companies are among industrial firms being urged to increase production of building materials to meet their year-end quotas. North Korea has concentrated its resources this year mainly onto the construction of the Wonsan Kalma Coastal Tourist Zone and the Yangdok Hot Springs Tourist Zone (South Pyongan Province). The country has also put a priority on building a Korean-style coastal city in Myongsasipri and constructing the Tanchon and Orangchon power plants. Sangwon C...

Pakistan's cement production continues to slide

25 October 2019, Published under Cement News

The latest data released by the Pakistan Federal Bureau of Statistics shows that large-scale manufacturing industries (LSMI) observed a negative trend in Pakistan's manufacturing sector during July-August 2019-20, including the cement sector. The overall output of LSMI decreased by 6.04 per cent for July-August, 2019-20 compared to July-August, 2018-19. Cement production fell by 5.03 per cent to 5.795Mt from 6.102Mt during this period – a trend that has been attributed to the country's eco...

Aggregate cement sales rise 17% in Saudi Arabia

10 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Aggregate cement sales of 17 producers in Saudi Arabia reported an overall average increase to 3.71Mt in September 2019, up 17.27 per cent compared to 3.16Mt in September 2018. The report, by Argaam, recorded domestic cement sales of 3.59Mt in September 2019 from the 17 companies. Leading the way in increased production was Northern Province Cement, whose sales rose to 183,000t in September 2019 from 35,000t in September 2018. The highest cement production was achieved by Southern Cem...

Azerbaijani cement production slips in 8M19

19 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Azerbaijan fell by 1.1 per cent in the first eight months of 2019. The country’s cement producers manufactured 2.225Mt of cement during the period, according to Azer Press.

Cement production in Panama falls 10%

30 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The drop-off in construction in Panama is being cited as the main reason for the depressed cement sector in the 1H19. According to data from the General Comptroller of the Republic, between 1H18 and 1H19, the total cost of construction went from US$662m to US$510m, which is equivalent to a fall of 23 per cent. Cement production totalled 749,235t in January to June 2019 and ready-mix concrete amounted to 614,210Mm 3 for the same period, a fall of 12 and 10 per cent, respectively, on 1H18....

Cement production in Vietnam rises 12% in June

01 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Vietnam reportedly produced 8.3Mt of cement in June, an increase of 12.4 per cent YoY, according to data from the government’s General Statistics Office (GSO). Production for the first half of 2019 rose 7.4 per cent YoY to 47.6Mt.

Ukrainian cement output up 27% in May

26 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Ukraine in May 2019 increased by 27.1 per cent YoY to 747,000t, according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service. When compared with the previous month, cement output fell eight per cent. In the first five months of 2019, total cement production in the country advanced by 3.4 per cent to 3,086,000t when compared with the 5M18. In 2018 cement output declined by one per cent to 8.926Mt when compared with 2017.

Cement production rises 5% in Azerbaijan

24 May 2019, Published under Cement News

In the first four months of 2019, the total value of building materials production in Azerbaijan rose five per cent YoY to AZN240m (US$141.5m). Cement production increased 5.2 per cent over the same period to 0.99Mt. Ready-mix concrete advanced 11.7 per cent YoY to 0.42Mt. However, production of precast concrete building structures declined 52.5 per cent to 14,100m 3 .