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Indonesian consumption continues to rise

Indonesian cement consumption continued to rise last month, increasing by seven per cent YoY to 5.47Mt, according to latest data from the Indonesia Cement Association (ASI). The advance marks the...
News - 14 June 2017

Cemex Philippines sees 2H acceleration

Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc is optimistic that its sales volumes will recover from the subdued first quarter and grow by three per cent by the end of the year from the 5.1Mt of cement it sold i...
News - 08 June 2017

Vietnam Jan-May sales up 6%

Vietnam sold 33.27Mt of cement in the first five months of this year, an increase of six per cent YoY, fulfilling 41.58 per cent of the whole-year target, the country's Ministry of Construction sa...
News - 07 June 2017

HeidelbergCement India expects 6-7% market growth

HeidelbergCement India expects cement demand to increase by 6-7 per cent in FY17-18, with the government’s focus on infrastructure being considered a key driver. The company also said that whil...
News - 07 June 2017

US and Puerto Rico March shipments down slightly

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico in March 2017 were about 7.5Mt, slightly less than sales in March 2016, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported yesterday....
News - 06 June 2017

Pakistan: growth in local cement consumption unabated

Pakistan's cement industry dispatches to domestic markets during May 2017 stood at 3.399Mt compared to 3.065Mt during same month last year. The home market shows a healthy increase of 10.90 per...
News - 05 June 2017

Pakistan cement sector prospects

Pakistan's construction industry is thriving and is expected to continue doing so in the foreseeable future. However, to maintain healthy capacity utilisation rates, increased exports are neede...
News - 02 June 2017

SFIC: French cement demand to grow 3-4% in 2017

A boom in the French housing market is fuelling domestic cement demand. While in 2016 cement consumption reached 17.5Mt, the market is expected to continue its expansion this year to around 18Mt. ...
News - 02 June 2017

Lafarge reports higher sales from Czech operations

Lafarge Cement's sales increased by nearly two per cent YoY to CZK992m (EUR37.6m) in 2016. The company expects a moderate growth or stagnation of the Czech market for this year, according to compa...
News - 01 June 2017

Paraguay: INC welcomes Senate move on cement use

The president of Paraguay’s Industria Nacional de Cemento (INC), Jorge Méndez, has welcomed the approval granted by the country’s Senate of a bill that establishes the use of domestic cement in ro...
News - 31 May 2017