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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...

Dangote Zambia sees surge in cement sales

09 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Zambia Ltd  has reported a 40.9 per cent rise in sales to 768,000t of cement in the first nine months of 2018 supported by an increase in demand for housing and infrastructure. “We remain positive about the future as a business because of the increased cement demand from construction sector. We have claimed over 40 percent of the market simply because it is a preferred brand,” said Albert Corcos, Dangote’s CEO for east and southern Africa.

Vietnam surpasses annual sales targets

05 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The Vietnamese cement industry has surpassed its annual sales target of 83-85Mt in the first 10-months of 2018, on the back of high demand in global markets. The country's industry recorded a 51 per cent YoY increase in sales to 85.23Mt in the 10M18, according to the Ministry of Construction. Exports reached 26.05Mt, rising 65 per cent compared to the year-ago period. Mainland China has become the largest importer of cement and clinker from Vietnam with 6.56Mt at US$235m in the first three ...

Sagar Cements records 27% production increase in September

08 October 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Sagar Cements has reported that its consolidated cement production increased 27.2 per cent in September 2018, rising to 256,507Mt from 201,690Mt. Furthermore, consolidated cement sales advanced 21.8 per cent to 249,882Mt, compared with 205,097Mt of the year-ago period.

PT Indocement

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement recorded a one per cent YoY increase in cement sales in August 2018, in line with national cement consumption growth. Sales that month came in at 1.6Mt with total sales for the first eight months of the year reaching 11.5Mt, up seven per cent compared to the same period last year. According to Prakarsa Antonius Marcos, director and company secretary, PT Indocement, the poor growth seen in August is blamed on national holidays and the opening of the 2018 Asian Games, resulting i...