November 19, 2020

Algerian cement production capacity to increase to over 46 million tons by 2025 amidst oversupply…

Despite the current oversupply scenario befalling the Algerian cement industry, the sector is expected to see a further increase of capacity at a CAGR of 1.8 percent by 2025, exceeding 46 million tons, reveals CW Research’s 2020 update of the Algeria Cement Market Report.
November 12, 2020

Downward trend continues to reign on average cement and clinker export prices in October

In October, FOB prices for cement and clinker both in the Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea region and in the Med Basin region declined, according to CW Research's Cement and Clinker Price Assessment for Med Basin and Persian Gulf.
November 10, 2020

Global cement demand growth prospects until 2025 remain largely intact

World cement consumption is expected to decline to 3.9 billion tons in 2020, according to CW Research's extended 2H2020 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report. Global cement consumption has seen a decline across almost all regions with the exception of China, as the economies have grappled with lockdowns seeking to halt the spread of the pandemic leading to a negative impact on economic growth and construction activities in the short term.
October 29, 2020

Average cement and clinker export prices keep declining in the Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea and in…

FOB prices for cement and clinker continued to decline both in the Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea region and in the Med Basin region in September 2020, according to CW Research's Cement and Clinker Price Assessment for Med Basin and Persian Gulf.
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.
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