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Pakistan’s local cement dispatches rise, exports decline in 2MFY22

06 September 2021, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) released dispatch figures for August 2021 with a positive note that the cement sector posted growth of 22.8 per cent in August 2021 by dispatching 4.336Mt when compared with 3.531Mt during the same month of the previous fiscal year. Out of this total, local dispatches increased to 3.814Mt from 2.805Mt, up 36 per cent. However, exports continued to decline as the volumes reduced by 28.2 per cent from 726,687t in August 2020 to 521,468t in...

Pakistan cement exports have a subdued July

01 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan began export of cement and clinker in the first month of new fiscal (July 2021) with lower value and quantities, MoM and YoY. All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) attributes the declining trend in local and export dispatches to monsoon rains and the stoppage of construction activities due to Eid-ul-Azha across the country.   According to the Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS), Pakistan's cement industry earned export revenue of US$11.967m by dispatching of 299,...

Vietnamese exports slip 2% in July

27 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Total cement and clinker exports from Vietnam declined two per cent YoY in July 2021, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). The country’s cement producers supplied 3,202,346t of cementitious product to customers beyond its borders. However, when compared with June 2021, exports were up by 15 per cent. Of the total, 1,944,217t were clinker exports, down 41 per cent YoY but up 55 per cent when compared with June 2021, when 1,255,479t were exported. Cement exports saw...

Iranian cement sales down in July

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Iran’s cement market contracted by 30.8 per cent MoM to 4Mt in July 2021 from 5.78Mt in June 2021. Clinker production declined from 6.75Mt in June 2021 to 3.95Mt in July 2021 while cement output decreased to 4.38Mt in July from 6.02Mt in June. In addition to a shrinking domestic market, exports of cement and clinker in July fell to 0.41Mt and 0.3Mt, respectively when compared with the previous month, when cement and clinker exports stood at 0.36Mt and 0.63Mt, respectively.

Peru sees demand up 26% in July 2021

19 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru’s cement market grew 26 per cent YoY to 1.135Mt in July 2021, compared with 0.904Mt in the year-ago period, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Cement production also advanced 29 per cent to 1.063Mt in July 2021 against 0.821Mt in the same month of 2020. Compared to July 2019, production climbed 24 per cent from 0.858Mt. Cement exports rose 171 per cent YoY to 18,200t, while clinker exports reached 66,200t (-26 per cent from June 2021). Elsewhere, cement imports ...

Czech Republic sees domestic sales up 4% in 2020

12 August 2021, Published under Cement News

The Czech Republic’s cement output declined 1.2 per cent YoY to 4.51Mt in 2020, which was still the second-highest level since 2008, according to preliminary data. Overall domestic sales expanded by 4.2 per cent to 4Mt. Cement exports declined 26 per cent to 562,720t, with the most important markets being Slovakia (almost 50 per cent), Poland (about 25 per cent), Germany (18 per cent) and Austria (10 per cent), according to the Czech News Agency.

Brazil's cement market expansion decelerates in July

11 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil remained almost level in July 2021 at 5.9Mt, representing a 0.1 per cent YoY increase from 5.897Mt in July 2020, according to SNIC, the industry’s professional body. All regional markets, except for the South, showed small to moderate contractions. In the South sales were up 9.9 per cent to 1.019Mt, but at the other end of the spectrum sales in the Northeast, the country’s second-largest market, were down four per cent to 1.158Mt. The key Southeast market contracted ...

Argentina’s producers enjoy pick-up in domestic and export demand in July

05 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s cement consumption increased 20.9 per cent YoY and 8.5 per cent MoM to 1,043,388Mt in July 2021 from 862,675t in July 2020 and from 961,512t in June 2021, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. The domestic market was entirely supplied by local production, which advanced by 21.4 per cent YoY and 8.5 per cent MoM to 1,053,344t from 867,641t in July 2020 and from 970,712t in June 2021. Of total output, 9956t was exported in July 2021, representing a 100 per cent incr...

APCMA expects pick up after dismal start to FY21

05 August 2021, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers' Association (APCMA) released total dispatches data for July 2021, which indicate a market contraction of 19.4 per cent to 3.899Mt in the first of month of the new fiscal year, FY21-22. APCMA attributes the declining trend to monsoon rains and the stoppage of construction activities due to Eid-ul-Azha across the country. A representative of APCMA expressed concerns about the slide in demand. However, he was hopeful that the cement industry would rega...

Senegal demand surges but exports fall in April

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Senegalese cement market expanded by 158.7 per cent in April 2021, according to the Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Demographie. However, domestic output declined by 9.9 per cent while export sales slipped by 3.5 per cent YoY in April 2021.