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The authorities want to ensure compliance with environmental and emission norms

Prices are rising while input costs are contracting

Industry stakeholders call for government to impose stricter standards

The material is able to repair cracks on its surface

The sector accumulated four consecutive years of decline and still operates with a significant idle capacity


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17 January 2020

Cement prices in Egypt, January 16

Prices for varying brands of cement in Egypt during this day

17 January 2020

Puerto Rico’s cement sales fall in 2019

Production also contracted when compared with 2018

17 January 2020

Gamma Cementos reaches loan refinancing agreement

The company reached the new agreement with Scotiabank Chile and BancoEstado

17 January 2020

MPA Cement’s companies manage to reduce CO2 emissions in 2018

Recycling and resource use rose during the year

17 January 2020

Quattro to relocate cement batching plant in UK

The company wants to develop new cement storage facilities and offices as well

17 January 2020

GICA bets in modernization to stand out in overcrowded market

At least two projects have been announced

17 January 2020

China wants to continue to increase use of bulk cement

Utilization rates for bulk cement are lower than in Europe and the US

Peru (October 2019)

Cement production continued to increase YoY in October in Peru. During the month, cement production increased both month-on-month and year-on-year, po...

Cement exports (tons)
Med Basin cement and clinker trade prices edge up in January

Heavy production costs are reflecting on higher prices

15 Jan
Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea cement and clinker FOB prices slip in December

Exporters remain hopeful that 2019 will bring about a better shipping year in the region

14 Dec
Med Basin cement and clinker trade prices inch down in December

The end of the year comes with the usual price discounts in cementitious commodities

14 Dec
Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea cement and clinker FOB prices slide in November

Major players are targeting new markets to keep up with their production quotas

20 Nov
Cement and clinker FOB prices in Med. Basin decline in November

Some key markets are suffering from oversupply due to high competition

20 Nov
US scientists develop “living cement”
The material is able to repair cracks on its surface
16 Jan
Turkey’s cement production rises in January-October
Domestic sales contracted year-on-year as well
15 Jan
Demand for Bangladesh's cement continues growing in India
Exports have been directed to the states of Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya
15 Jan
South Africa’s cement industry impacted by cheaper imports
Industry stakeholders call for government to impose stricter standards
16 Jan
Saudi Cement acquires stake in United Cement
The deal is expected to help boost operating efficiency
15 Jan
Chinese government wants to increase inspections to cement production facilities
The authorities want to ensure compliance with environmental and emission norms
16 Jan
New eco-friendly concrete developed by Philippine students
New material set to improve the sector’s sustainability
15 Jan
  RESEARCH REPORTS  
  CEMENT MARKET DATA  
Greece (July 2019)

Year-on-year, cement production kept declining in July in Greece. Cement production in Greece inc...

Colombia (November 2019)

Cement production continued to grow YoY in November in Colombia. Cement production in Colombia po...

Brazil (November 2019)

Cement demand continued to increase YoY in November in Brazil. Cement demand in Brazil posted a 9...

Argentina (November 2019)

Year-on-year, cement demand kept declining in November in Argentina. Cement demand in Argentina d...

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