Friday, April 20, 2018
Philippines Cement

Philippines: Cement companies invest in expansion

Cement companies are investing in production capacity expansion as cement demand is expected to grow. There are also plans for commencing exports. Among the companies...
Indonesia Cement

Indonesia: Cement consumption declined in February

The Indonesian Cement Association stated that the national cement consumption in February 2018 fell by 15.7% due to the wet season and short working...
Rwanda Cement

Rwanda: Cement companies fight over market

The country currently imports 46% of its cement to meet the growing demand created by infrastructure investment projects as domestic cement companies face difficulties. "The...
India Cement

India: Cement demand to grow in 2018

Cement demand in India is expected to grow by approximately 4.5% in 2018, benefiting from increased housing development and increased infrastructure spending. Domestic cement production...
India Cement

India: Cement demand to increase, prices remain stable

Estimated cement demand in March is expected to be high, but prices have remained stable in the first two months of the year. Real estate...
Cementos Pacasmayo

Peru: Cementos Pacasmayo’s profits fell

The company reported profits of only PEN 81.4 million in 2017, a 32.9% decline due to the deterioration of one of its subsidiaries. Sales...
Krasnoyarsk Cement

Russia: Krasnoyarsk Cement 2017 Results

The company produced 674,700 tonnes of cement, a 10.4% decrease from 752,500 tonnes in 2016. Sales volumes have also decreased by 8.3%. The reason for...
PPC Cement

South Africa: PPC revenue rises

The company CEO, Johan Claassen, stated that revenue for the first nine months had improved over the last period. Cement demand in South Africa declined...
Metuge Mozambique

Mozambique: Metuge Cement plant operating at low capacity

The Metuge Cement plant opened in October 2016 but is currently operating at a third of installed capacity due to low demand. The plant, a...
India Cement

India: Slow Cement Growth in 2018

Cement demand has remained weak in 2017 due to sand shortages, weak real-estate activity, and tax issues. According to ICRA, the cement sector showed only...
India Cement

India: Cement industry faces challenges

The Indian cement industry has become the second largest manufacturer of cement, adding 110 million tonnes of production capacity in the last five years....
China Cement

China: Cement demand lowers and prices drop

Recent snowfall and the approaching Spring Festival, coupled with the recovery of clinker price in January caused multiple provinces to reduce prices. Prices in the...
Indonesia Cement Exports

Indonesia: Cement exports to increase in 2018

The chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association, Widodo Santoso recently stated that the domestic cement market is still in a state of over-supply. Excess...
Uganda Cement

Uganda: Cement industry to increase production

The next few months will bring an increase in production which could lead to a decline in prices due to oversupply. Lafarge Hima Cement will...
Indonesia Cement

Indonesia: Cement consumption up

Data from the Indonesia Cement Association show that domestic sales have increased significantly, driven by government infrastructure projects. In the January-November period, cement demand reached...

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