October 21, 2020

Coping with COVID-19 in 2020

In an exclusive interview with CemWeek, Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cement Association, shares his insights on the global cement market in 2020, from demand levels and sustainability to WCA projects meant to aid cement producers.
October 20, 2020

Average slag prices to recover in the Asia-Pacific-Japan region in 4Q2020

Global slag export volumes remained depressed in the second quarter of 2020, with trade volumes decreasing by more than 18 percent quarter-on-quarter and CW price index average global prices following the same trend, contracting slightly by about 1 percent in the period, compared to the previous quarter, according to the 3Q2020 update of CW Research's Global Cement Trade Price Report.
October 12, 2020

Ex-works cement prices recover in China and India while European markets remain depressed in 3Q2020

Gray cement ex-works prices are expected to recover in the third quarter of 2020, except in Western Europe, Mediterranean Basin and Asia-Pacific ex-China, according to the 3Q2020 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report.
October 07, 2020

Cement and clinker prices in the Mediterranean Basin region continue to decline in August

FOB prices for cement and clinker continued to drop in August in the Mediterranean Basin region, while prices slightly rebounded in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea area in the month, reveals the CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Med Basin and Persian Gulf.
October 01, 2020

The Mediterranean Basin displaces Asia-Pacific-Japan to emerge as the largest cement exporter

Amid the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on global markets, gray cement FOB prices, in the second quarter of 2020, declined on a year-on-year basis, but are forecasted to increase by 2.7 percent on a quarter-on-quarter basis, according to the 3Q2020 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report.
August 04, 2020

Price declines reign for both cement and clinker in June

According to CW Research's Cement and Clinker Price Assessment for Med Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for cement and clinker dropped in June in both regions.
July 30, 2020

Asia Pacific-Japan leads the regional trend of FOB slag price increases by the end of…

In the second quarter of 2020, slag export prices declined an estimated 0.2 percent year-on-year, while volumes increased to an estimated 7 million tons, according to the 2Q2020 update of CW Research's Global Cement Trade Price Report.
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