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Why did gray cement and clinker prices increase in 2Q2018?

Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM GMT

Includes highlights from the 2Q2018 of Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea & East Africa Cement and Clinker Price Assessment.

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Pricing strategy is a daily challenge for cement traders, shippers as well as buyers in the cement sector. Timely knowledge of global cement prices and trends remains a cornerstone for successful internal strategic planning.

The webinar will cover gray cement, white cement, GGBFS and clinker, highlighting:

  • Global and regional trade dynamics and drivers;
  • Monthly price evolution of gray and white cement, as well as clinker and slag;
  • Update for cement and clinker prices in the Mediterranean Basin and Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea & East Africa;
  • Ex-works and retail pricing for select markets;
  • Cement import and export price spreads and developments.

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About the Global Cement Trade Prices Report

CW Group’s Global Cement Trade Price Report is designed to be a tool for those involved in the global trade of cement. A must-have price intelligence and analysis chart book with monthly import, export and ex-works prices for gray cement, white cement, clinker and granulated slag. Knowing that the pricing strategy is a day-to-day challenge for cement traders, independent traders, shippers as well as buyers in the cement sector, the Global Cement Trade Price Report is CW Research’s benchmark price assessment for monthly gray cement, white cement, clinker and granulated blast furnace slag market prices, imports, exports and ex-works. The extensive report, published on a quarterly basis, includes data for more than 70 individual markets worldwide on monthly average selling prices, retail price changes, a trade price forecast and volumes for the past 12 months, as well as a forecast for the next 3 months for each country. In addition, the GCTPR includes preliminary estimates for the latest quarter for key countries. The report also includes regional price indices, as well as a quick review of trading dynamics and drivers in different regions.

About the Cement & Clinker Price Assessment

CW Research’s Cement and Clinker Price Assessment: Mediterranean Basin product is a monthly price marker, offering end-user centric Mediterranean Basin cement FOB pricing information for prompt deliveries of cement and clinker. Persian Gulf – Arabian Sea and East Africa Cement and Clinker price assessment product is a monthly report providing timely updates on actual pricing for cargoes with prompt delivery (next 30-60 days). Major FOB price points and monthly indices include the Persian Gulf – Arabian Sea for clinker and cement and East Africa is covered on a CFR basis. The products synthesize key market information based on CW Research’s analysts’ interactions with market participants, including traders, exporters, buyers and other stakeholders involved in the cement trade. The reports are part of CW Research’s “Cement and Clinker Price Assessment” product series providing regional insights for end-user centric pricing information for gray cement and clinker, and India petcoke CFR.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM GMT

RalucaRaluca Cercel, CW Associate

Raluca is CW's Associate and is responsible for various on-going research activities in the building materials and heavy industrial sectors. She w0rks on consulting projects, multi-client studies and various key initiatives including global market price assessments and market intelligence activities.

Raluca Cercel holds a degree in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in Transatlantic Studies from Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

TeaTea Vukicevic, Associate Analyst

Tea Vukicevic is responsible for providing qualitative and quantitative analysis for the CW Research’s global price and volume assessments in the cement industry. Additionally, she handles the global sector and key aspects of the daily and monthly coverage of market news analysis.

Tea Vukicevic graduated in Economics from University of J.J.Strossmayer in Osijek, Croatia.

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