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Vietnam’s cement consumption up 6% in July

30 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s cement market expanded six per cent to 5,199,736t in July 2022 when compared with July 2021, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). VICEM sales advanced by eight per cent YoY to 1,750,212t while other VNCA-affiliated companies reported a 22 per cent hike in deliveries. Non-affiliated cement producers saw sales slip by three per cent to 2.18Mt YoY in July 2022. Meanwhile, export sales were down 31 per cent YoY to 2,214,034t in July 2022. Of this total clinker...

Indonesian cement and clinker exports decrease 36% in June

29 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Total exports from Indonesia declined by 35.5 per cent in June 2022 as the country’s cement producers supplied 665,760t of cement and clinker to overseas destinations, according to the Indonesian cement association, ASI. In June 2021 exports reached 1,032,486t. Cement exports slipped by 2.1 per cent to 115,455t in June 2022 from 117,960t in June 2021 while clinker exports decreased by 39.8 per cent to 550,305t from 914,526 over the same period. January-June 2022 In the first six months ...

Peru’s cement market contracts 3% in July

24 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru slipped by three per cent to 1.089Mt in July 2022 from 1.126Mt in July 2021, according to the country’s cement association, ASOCEM. Of this total, 1.036Mt was dispatched by ASOCEM members. Cement production in domestic ASOCEM-affiliated plants edged up two per cent YoY to 1.081Mt in July 2022 from 1.063Mt. Clinker output from these plants advanced six per cent YoY to 0.949Mt in July 2022 from 0.892Mt. Cement exports reached 16,000t in July, down 10 per cent when...

Uzbekistan reduces imports by 25% in 7M22

24 August 2022, Published under Cement News

In the January-July 2022 period Uzbekistan has imported 1.3Mt of cement, with a value of US$52.2m. In terms of volume, this represents a 24.5 per cent YoY drop from 1.721Mt in the 7M21, reports Asia-Plus. Of this total, 533,000t was exported by Tajikistan, which is the largest importer into Uzbekistan. Other sizeable volumes originated in Kyrgyzstan (385,000t) and Kazakhstan (353,000t). Turkmenistan imported 11,500t, while Iran supplied 6700t and China 1400t. Russia delivered 782t. Tajik...

Brazil's cement sales decline by 7% in July

22 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil fell by 6.6 per cent YoY to 5.51Mt in July 2022 from 5.899Mt in July 2021, according to the Brazilian cement association, SNIC. However, when considering dispatch per working day, the decrease is only 2.6 per cent YoY. Exports saw a 33.3 per cent drop to 28,000t in July 2022 from 42,000t in July 2021. January-July 2022 In the first seven months of 2022, domestic dispatches were down to 3.3 per cent to 36.094Mt from 37.334Mt in the 7M21. In addition, cement producer...

Iran’s cement market expands by 34% in July 2022

22 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Iranian cement demand reached 5.36Mt in July 2022, according to the Iranian Cement Association. This represents a YoY increase of 34 per cent when compared with July 2022, when domestic dispatches were 4Mt. In addition, cement producers exported 0.81Mt of clinker in July 2022, up from 0.3Mt in the year-ago period. However, cement exports declined to 0.34Mt in July 2022 from 0.41Mt in July 2021. Total clinker output stood at 5.24Mt, up from 3.95Mt YoY, while cement production advanced from...

Argentine cement consumption up 10% in July

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Argentina increased by 9.9 per cent in July 2022, according to the AFCP, the country cement association. Dispatches were up 3.9 per cent MoM to 1,146,900t. The domestic market was entirely supplied by local producers. Total production increased 9.4 per cent YoY and 3.8 per cent MoM to 1,152,412Mt in July 2022. This includes exports of 5512t, down 44.6 per cent YoY and 2.6 per cent MoM. January-July 2022 In the first seven months of 2022 Argentina’s cement consumption a...

Vietnamese cement consumption falls 27% in July

18 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Vietnam came in at 5.95Mt in July 2022, down 27 per cent compared to July 2021, according to data from the Department of Building Materials under the Ministry of Construction. Domestic consumption in July reached 4.85Mt while exports stood at around 1.1Mt. For the first seven months of 2022, cement consumption was an estimated 54.99Mt, a decline of 17 per cent YoY, with domestic consumption down three per cent over the same period to 36.84Mt. According to the Departm...

Steep fall in Pakistan cement exports in July 2022

17 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan began the new fiscal (July 2022) by registering lower cement and clinker exports in value and volume terms, with declines seen on both a MoM and YoY basis. Experts attribute the decline to the global economic slowdown, supply chain disruptions and higher sea freight charges.  Low export prices coupled with increasing coal prices made exports unattractive during the first month of the new fiscal, according to AKD Research. The negative trend was also observed last year, and domest...

Argos triples port capacity

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos recently inaugurated a second port terminal in Cartagena, Colombia. The project is part of the company’s wider port expansion project and represents the Latin American cement producer’s ambitions to increase its exports, particularly to the North and Central American markets. By Alberto Carlos Riobó, Cementos Argos, Colombia. The second terminal in Cartagena, Colombia, will enable Argos to triple its cement and clinker exports to 3.5Mta Cementos Argos’ recently-in...