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Global cement capacity is projected to remain flat between 2018 and 2023, according to CW Research’s 1H2019 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report (GCVFR).

World cement consumption is forecast to decrease marginally to 4 billion tons in 2019, according to CW Research’s 1H2019 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report (GCVFR).

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for both commodities recorded a slight expansion in March 2019.

After seeing their margins hammered by rising costs and stagnated prices, Indian cement manufacturers are enjoying some respite thanks to recovering rates. Still, the outlook for Indian cement pricing remains uncertain.

In the fourth quarter of 2018, global gray cement ex-works prices weakened across most major markets, with the exception of China, according to the 4Q2018 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report (GCTPR).

The IMF and the World Bank are expecting the world economy to face several challenges in 2019, as some key economies cool down. As governments face issues that will affect their decisions for investment in the construction sector, how will the global sector be affected by an expected economic slowdown during the year?

Global demand for calcium aluminate cement is forecast to reach one million tons between 2021 and 2022, according to CW Research’s Global Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Report and Forecast.

The most read stories of 2018 on CemWeek reveal an industry immersed in a new reality, one that will require optimizing efficiency and reducing production costs, exploring alternative fuels, and preparing for a softer cement demand.

In an exclusive interview with CemWeek Magazine, Paul Rodzianko addresses a major issue in the Georgian cement industry: poor-quality cement. In a comprehensive discussion, Rodzianko explains the background for the creation of the Georgian Cement Association, the impact of a possible dumping situation, and what the Georgian cement industry can do to become more competitive and sustainable.

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for both commodities displayed a slight improvement in the first month of the year.

CW Research, in its World Oil Well Cement Market Forecast 2024, projects consumption of cementitious materials for drilling in the US to reach roughly four million tons by 2024.

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