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.
Heavy production costs are reflecting on higher prices