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APC members see May sales fall 13%

13 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Asment Temara, Ciments de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc – members of Morocco’s cement association, APC – have seen their sales rise by 1.9 per cent YoY to 5.868Mt in the first five months of 2019 when compared with 5.761Mt in the 5M18, according to the country's Ministry of Urbanisation. However, in May sales fell by 13 per cent YoY to 1.06Mt from 1.219Mt in May 2018. Sales have been affected by Ramadan and celebrations of Eid El Fitr and Eid Lakbir, according to an APC ...

MPA reports sluggish 1Q19 sales of building materials in the UK

07 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Sales volumes of mineral products across markets including aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete (RMC) and mortar declined in the UK in 1Q19, reported the Mineral Products Association (MPA). Seasonally-adjusted sales volumes for aggregates had the sharpest decline, down 4.2 per cent compared to the previous quarter, followed by RMC (-4 per cent), mortar (-2.8 per cent) and asphalt (-1.9 per cent). The MPA figures are in line with reports from the Office for National Statistics, which ...

Vietnam cement sales advance 11% in March

25 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Domestic sales in Vietnam increased 19 per cent YoY and 147 per cent MoM to 6.797Mt in March 2019, according to the latest data from the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). VICEM sales were up 120 per cent YoY to 2.338Mt and sales by its affiliated companies saw a 17 per cent rise to 1.949Mt. Other companies added a further volume of 2.51Mt (+20 per cent YoY) to total domestic sales. Cement and clinker exports from Vietnam slipped two per cent to 3.425Mt in March 2019 when compared ...

Indonesian cement sales edge up 3% in 2M19

19 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Total cement deliveries by Indonesian cement producers advanced 2.6 per cent in the first two months of 2019 to 11.216Mt when compared with 10.93Mt in the 2M18, according to the latest data from the Indonesian Cement Association, ASI. While domestic sales were only 0.3 per cent higher YoY at 10.547Mt in January-February 2019, export sales during the period. surged by 62 per cent YoY to 668,815t. Of total export sales, 419,725t were exported as clinker, up 53.1 per cent YoY. Cement exports ...

Vietnamese cement sales increase 4% in 1Q19

27 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese cement sales are estimated to have reached 23.08Mt in the 1Q19, an increase of four per cent YoY, according to the latest data released by the Vietnam Building Materials Association. This includes 14.5Mt sold in the domestic market and 8.58Mt of exports. In March alone the country is expected to record a 3.5 per cent YoY increase in sales to 9.45Mt of cement. Around 3.4Mt of this was exported, down two per cent YoY. Meanwhile, 2.7Mt of the total was sold by VICEM. According to ...

Dangote Cameroon cement sales stable at 1.2Mt in 2018

07 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement sold 1.2Mt of cement in Cameroon in 2018, reflecting stable sales when compared with the previous years, according to the Nigeria-based company. Dangote Cameroon said the stagnation of its performance can be explained partly by the arrival of “a new competitor” in the market, Cameroonian company Egin SA, which produced around 100,000t in 2018. In addition, following price cuts by competitors earlier in the year, the average cement price in Cameroon reached US$107/t at the ...

Eurocement’s Voronezh plant sees 5% rise in deliveries

05 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Eurocement’s 3.075Mta cement works in Voronezh has increased its cement production by three per cent YoY to 1.87Mt in 2018, according to a company press release. Deliveries rose by five per cent YoY to 1.881Mt in 2018. The plant broke its monthly shipment record twice in the year: in June it shipped 202,000t of cement, followed by 206,000t of delivered product in August.

Swiss cement dispatches stable in 2018

11 January 2019, Published under Cement News

In Switzerland and Liechtenstein, total cement deliveries in the fourth quarter of 2018 increased two per cent YoY to 1,088,196t from 1,067,145t in the 4Q17, according to Cemsuisse, the Swiss cement association. For the full year, deliveries edged up 0.2 per cent to 4.289Mt from 4.272Mt. While import data are not yet available, they are expected to show lower imports due to reduced demand in the Swiss construction industry. Some 51.5 per cent of cement was supplied by rail, but the sh...

Brazil cement sales slip 1.2% in 2018, growth return in 2019

10 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in the Brazilian market remained largely stable at 3.964Mt in December 2018 from 3.97Mt in December 2017, according to the latest data from the country’s cement association, SNIC. In the central-eastern part of the country sales advanced 5.5 per cent YoY to 400,000t. Growth was also reported in the key southeastern region (+3.2 per cent), where sales reached 1.882Mt, and the south, which saw sales increase by 1.1 per cent to 646,000t. However, in the northeast a 4.9 per cent Yo...

Brazil’s cement sales up 2% in November

19 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in the Brazilian market between January and November 2018 totalled 48.7Mt, representing a 1.2 per cent fall YoY, according to the National Union of the Cement Industry (SNIC). Apparent consumption of cement, which includes domestic sales plus imports, slipped 1.5 per cent YoY to 49Mt. In addition, Brazil’s cement producers exported 78,000t of cement during 11M18, up 5.4 per cent when compared with 11M17, when 74,000t were exported. In November 2018 alone, 4.545Mt of cement w...