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Iran's cement consumption up 16% in October

17 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Iran has increased by 16.3 per cent YoY to 6.07Mt in October 2023, reports the Iranian Cement Association. Clinker production slipped 2.3 per cent YoY to 6.93Mt, but cement output saw a 12.3 per cent advance in October 2023 when compared with October 2022. The country exported 0.47Mt of cement, up 20.5 per cent YoY, but clinker exports declined by 15.2 per cent YoY to 0.67Mt in October 2023.

Cement dispatches in Peru contract 9% in October

16 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru declined by nine per cent YoY to 1.082Mt in October 2023 from 1.189Mt in October 2022, according to Asocem, the country's cement association. Of this total, Asocem members dispatched 1.004Mt, representing a 13 per cent decrease when compared with October 2022. Cement production from domestic cement plants was down 12.6 per cent to 1.023Mt from 1.171Mt. Clinker production fell 13.8 per cent to 0.777Mt when compared with 0.901Mt in the previous-year period. Cement e...

Brazil's cement market contracts 2% in October

13 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil declined by 2.1 per cent to 5.257Mt in October 2023 when compared with October 2022, when sales reached 5.368Mt, according to the Brazilian cement association, SNIC. The southeast, the largest market, saw sales contract by 2.9 per cent YoY to 2.382Mt in October 2023 from 2.453Mt in the year-ago period while in the northeast sales slipped by 0.9 per cent YoY to 1.092Mt from 1.102Mt. Sales in the south fell by 3.7 per cent YoY to 0.851Mt in October 2023 from 0.88Mt. Th...

Tojikcement CJSC opens new plant

09 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Tojikcement CJSC  has opened a new cement plant in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, reports bne IntelliNews. The 3300tpd (1.089Mta) plant replaces the company’s old works, which first began operating in 1942. The new facility, which is located in the Ismoilo Somoni district of the city on a 35ha site, will manufacture a range of cements, including sulphate grades 500 and 400, for local infrastructure projects including tunnels, roads, bridges and power plants.  Providing employment t...

Argentine market contracts by 1% in October

09 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Argentina slipped by 0.6 per cent YoY in October 2023 to 1,125,049t from 1,131,509t in October 2022, reports the country’s cement association, AFCP. Market demand was met entirely by domestic output, which declined by 0.2 per cent YoY to 1,125,049t from 1,121,509t in October 2022. Argentine cement producers exported 8256t of cement in October 2023, up from 4302t in October 2022. January-October 2023 In the first 10 months of 2023 total cement deliveries fell 1.3 ...

Local Pakistan cement dispatches contract while exports sustain levels

07 November 2023, Published under Cement News

In October 2023 Pakistan's cement industry faced a decline in local dispatches due to the constraints in the domestic market, while exports remained steady owing to the potential for overseas revenue. According to data from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), total dispatches fell by 5.8 per cent to 4.007Mt in October 2023, compared to 4.253Mt dispatched during the same period in the previous year. The APCMA report indicates that local cement deliveries declined to 3.2...

Pakistan's central bank reports fall in exports in FY22-23

26 October 2023, Published under Cement News

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released its annual report on the State of Pakistan’s Economy for the fiscal year 2022-23 on 23 October. In a brief review report on cement, the central bank stated that in line with subdued construction activity, cement production declined sharply by 13.7 per cent during FY23, compared to a 3.6 per cent drop in FY22.   Furthermore, cement exports declined due to the economic slowdown in destination countries such as Sri Lanka, China and Bangladesh. Mo...

Vietnam’s cement market contracts 21% in 9M23

23 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Vietnam dropped 21 per cent YoY to 4,031,951t in September 2023, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). Of this total, VICEM reported sales of 1,188,851t, down 26 per cent YoY while other VNCA members saw an identical decline to 833,100t. Non-VNCA producers sold 16 per cent less with sales of 2,010,000t. Total exports increased 31 per cent YoY to 2,288,625t in September 2023. Cement exports saw a 46 per cent YoY advance to 1,394,536t while clinker expo...

Pakistan's cement and clinker exports grow 44% in 3MFY23-24

20 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s cement industry has sustained a noteworthy growth in cement and clinker exports during the first quarter of FY23-24 (July-September 2023) due to the continued depreciation of the Pakistani rupee and the falling coal prices. However, the average value of these exports remained weaker. It fell to US$39.82/t from US$49.23/t but saw a growth in Pakistani rupees during this period. Pakistan’s cement and clinker exports increased by around 43.9 per cent in the 3MFY23-24 to US$66.6...

Peruvian cement demand down 12% in September

19 October 2023, Published under Cement News

The Peruvian cement market contracted by 12 per cent to 1.063Mt in September 2023 from 1.21Mt in September 2022, according to the national cement association, ASOCEM. Of this total, 0.995Mt were supplied by ASOCEM members. Cement production fell by 16 per cent to 0.996Mt in September 2023 when compared with 1.19Mt in September 2022. Clinker production slipped by two per cent YoY to 0.818Mt in September 2023 from 0.831Mt. Cement exports were down 19 per cent to 12,000t in September 2023 f...