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Leading global and multi-industry advisory, research and business intelligence boutique CW Group has successfully concluded an advisory project that included an evaluation of market potential for a niche military munitions product for a defense sector company.

From January to September 2019, cement consumption recorded mixed trends across selected markets, according to CW Research’s Cement Country Market Data reporting.

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices rose modestly for cement deliveries, yet recorded mixed trends for clinker shipments in October.

In the third quarter of 2019, gray cement ex-works prices continued to display mixed trends worldwide, according to the 3Q2019 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report.

World cement capacity is projected to touch 5.8 billion tons by 2024, according to CW Research’s 2H2019 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report.

World cement consumption is projected to increase to 4.2 billion tons in 2019, according to CW Research’s 2H2019 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report.

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for both cement and clinker increased across the two regions in August 2019.

In the first half of 2019, cement demand recorded conflicting trends across selected markets, according to CW Research’s Cement Country Market Data reporting.

In the second quarter of 2019, world gray cement ex-works prices continued to display mixed trends across geographies, declining in China, yet surging in the Middle East, according to the 2Q2019 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report (GCTPR).

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for both commodities recorded conflicting trends across regions in June 2019.

In an environmentally focused interview, Song Zhiping, President of World Cement Association, addresses the global cement industry’s role in tackling global climate issues, and explores possible new business opportunities that a low-carbon economy can bring.

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