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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).

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.

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).

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.

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for both commodities displayed a slight improvement in the first month of the year.

CW Research, in its World Oil Well Cement Market Forecast 2024, projects consumption of cementitious materials for drilling in the US to reach roughly four million tons by 2024.

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for cement and clinker recorded a slight decrease in both regions in December.

According to CW Research’s 2018 update of the Kenya Cement Market Report, cement consumption in the country is forecast to increase at an annual average rate of almost six percent, exceeding seven million tons by 2023.

Global oil well cement consumption is poised to increase through 2024, with key markets such as the US and Saudi Arabia forecast to experience robust average growth rates above 50 percent, according to CW Research’s World Oil Well Cement Market Forecast 2024.

According to CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessments for Med Basin and Persian Gulf, FOB prices for cement and clinker slipped in both regions in November.

Globally, gray cement trade prices rose in the third quarter of 2018, according to the 3Q 2018 update of CW Research’s Global Cement Trade Price Report (GCTPR).

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