FOB prices for cement and clinker showed mixed trends, continuing to increase in the Mediterranean Basin while declining in the Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea and East Africa in December, according to CW Research's Cement and Clinker Price Assessment for Med Basin and Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea & East Africa.
The cement carriers services market size is expected to witness a growth at a CAGR of more than 3 percent between 2021E and 2026F, according to CW Research's 2021 update of the World Cement Carrier Services and Market Forecast Report.
Global demand for ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) is expected to remain dominated by China by 2025, but its market share is likely to decline sharply whereas other Asian countries – namely India and Japan - are forecast to drive growth, according to CW Research’s 2020 update of the Global Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag Market Report and Forecast.
In the fourth quarter of 2020, on a yearly basis, cement ex-works prices are estimated to range from a decrease of more than 6 percent in Eastern Europe and CIS to an increase of almost 7 percent in South America, according to the 4Q2020 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report.
Global consumption of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBFS) is expected to grow between 2020E and 2025F to reach almost 269 million tons, as demand for alternatives to lower emissions and energy use during the manufacturing of Portland clinker cement is predicted to increase, according to CW Research’s 2020 update of the Global Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag Market Report and Forecast.