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Includes highlights from the 1Q2019 update of the Global Cement Trade Price Report.


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.


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.

CW Research team will share highlights from the 1H2019 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report. The GCVFR is CW Research's benchmark global cement market outlook and forecast.


The webinar will provide participants with an opportunity to hear CW Research team's insights on key drivers and hinderers of cement demand, including:

  • Long-term forecast of cement demand
  • Regional level expectations
  • Qualitative long-term drivers


About the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report

CW Group’s Global Volume Forecast Report is a twice yearly update on projections for cement volumes on a national, regional and global level. The forecast provides global and regional outlooks, as well as a detailed perspective on 55+ major cement markets, including information on consumption, production, net trade and production capacity. The five year outlook presented in this benchmark study enables industry professionals to shape their perspective on markets and business priorities.

The Global Cement Volume Forecast Report has two updates a year:

  • October: an extended update that includes briefs on the 55+key markets with principal supply-demand impacting drivers and our analysts market assessments presenting a detailed numerical wordwide analysis, as well as the regional and global supply-demand model
  • March: a quantitative update that includes the numerical section of the report, without the country write-ups

Fons Technology International sets new standards in clinker coolers by constantly improving technology. 


The clinker cooler is the most important equipment for the entire kiln line and plays a key role in the recovery of heat to the kiln. Mogens Fons will discuss how enhancing the clinker cooler efficiency improves the overall performace of the pyroprocess. 


A detailed analysis of the developments in the seaborne cement, clinker, slag and fly-ash trade.


CW Research analysts will present on the webinar selected highlights from the “World Cement, Clinker & Slag Sea-Based trade Report''. This session will showcase cement, clinker and slag trade between 2019 and 2024F, as well as pricing trends. Particular emphasis is given to understanding the possible supply options and export terminals around the world and to strategic implications for future supply-side dynamics.

Join us on April 4, as our analysts highlight:

  • Trade flows, pricing, global infrastructure
  • Analysis of the competitivness of the trade cement, clinker and slag market
  • Key exporters of cementitious materials and their facilities
  • Global mapping of cement terminals and carriers
  • Sea-based trade by type of cementitious product 
  • Sea-based trade by region


About the report

CW Research’s World Cement, Clinker & Slag Sea-Based trade Report'' provides an in-depth and data-oriented analysis of seaborne cement, clinker, slag and fly-ash trade.  Trade flows, pricing, trading infrastructure required for this specialized dry bulk cargo shopping sector are detailed, while providing a comprehensive review of terminals, suppliers of cementitious materials to support strategic decisions made by buyers, sellers and shippers alike. The report also projects key gray cement, white cement, slag, fly-ash and clinker supply demand gaps that will sustain world cement trading for the next few years.

Examined trade flows include gray cement, clinker, white cement, and slag as well as a discussion of fly ash trade, in bag, big-bag, or bulk form. The report projects main flows through 2023 expected to be shipped by ocean going vessels (with highlights of key land-based trade flows) and also includes prevailing cement trade prices and bulk / dry cargo shipping rates.

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