April 18, 2019

Global cement demand curbed by China’s decline; India remains promising

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).
April 04, 2019

Cement and clinker trade prices improve in March

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.
March 29, 2019

Have Indian cement prices reached a turning point?

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.
March 14, 2019

Trade protectionism pressures cement prices in 4Q2018

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).
March 10, 2019

4 Challenges for the cement industry in 2019 and beyond

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?
February 28, 2019

Calcium aluminate cement demand to reach 1Mt on growing refractories industry

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.
February 24, 2019

Most read stories of 2018 in the global cement industry

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.
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