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The company is obeying the government-imposed quarantine

The country has been increasing its consumption of cement

Both export sales and domestic consumption decreased during this period

Prices for cement have surged on March 26

The company’s net debt continues to be high, and cement demand has fallen


07 April 2020

Cement prices in Egypt, April 6

Prices for varying brands of cement in Egypt during this day

07 April 2020

Cement prices in Turkey remain mostly unchanged at start of April

Demand weakened but export conditions were positive

07 April 2020

China’s cement prices expected to surge in April

The Chinese cement industry is expected to recover strongly

07 April 2020

Cemex temporarily halts cement production in Mexico

The company is complying with the measures of the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19

07 April 2020

Holcim Philippines suspends production in Davao

The company suspended the production in compliance with the lockdown on the city

07 April 2020

Cement demand in India expected to decrease in FY2021

The effects of the lockdown on the industry will weigh demand strongly down

06 April 2020

Pakistan: Cement facilities in Punjab allowed to continue running

The facilities were exempted from the shutdown order as they are considered key

China (January 2020)

"Cement production continued to decline YoY in January in China. YTD, cement production in China peaked in January at 74,910,000 tons, while last yea...

Cement production (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
South Africa’s biggest coal exporters declare force majeure
Companies have followed RBCT’s measured regarding the nationwide lockdown
 3 Apr
Thermal coal costs to be supported by high Asian demand, Whitehaven says
China’s domestic coal supplies had fallen amid the coronavirus outbreak
 3 Apr
India: Cement transport via railway suffers delays
Loadings have been affected due to shortage of manpower
 6 Apr
Weekly Cement Market Update
Top stories from the previous week, including companies closing down operations in Latin America and
 6 Apr
Asia Cement developing offshore wind power project
The company is partnering with Innogy to develop the project
 6 Apr
Cement demand in India expected to decrease in FY2021
The effects of the lockdown on the industry will weigh demand strongly down
 7 Apr
Pacific Cement’s sales decline in March
The company says demand has been declining amid the COVID-19 outbreak
 6 Apr
Chile (January 2020)

"Year-on-year, bagged cement sales kept dropping in January in Chile. YTD, bagged cement sales in C...

Belarus (February 2020)

Cement production rose both month-on-month and year-on-year, posting a 46.1% MoM increase and a 20....

Taiwan (December 2019)

"Cement production in Taiwan weakened 10.6% month-on-month in December, reaching 993,886 tons. Year-...

Russian Federation (December 2019)

Cement production in Russia dropped to 3,240,000 tons in December, down 15.4% from 3,830,000 tons in...

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