Saturday, September 23, 2017

Indonesia: cement sales in August up 13.3% year-on-year

Indonesia: the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI) published its statistical data regarding cement sales during the month of August 2017. According to the data, total cement sales (including exports)...

Brazil: cement sales in August down 1.2% year-on-year

Brazil: SNIC (Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento) has released its preliminary data on the country’s cement sales during the month of August 2017. According to the...

Ireland: Ecocem to continue export slag to the UK post-Brexit

Ireland: Ecocem announced it will continue to export ground-granulated blast-furnace slag to the United Kingdom, despite Brexit. According to Micheal McKittrick, Managing Director of Ecocem Ireland, there are 3 reasons...

Senegal: oversupply threatens cement sector

Senegal: according to Youga Sow, General Director of Sococim, the country's cement sector will soon have to deal with its oversupply. Currently, Senegal's 3 cement makers...

Mexico: cement exports in 2016 reach US $236 million

Mexico: according to the latest data from the Ministry of Economy, the country exported cement worth US $236 million in 2016, while cement imports...

Argentina: cement sales in August up 6.7% year-on-year

Argentina: Asociación de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (AFCP) released its statistical data on the country’s cement sales during the month of August 2017. During the reviewed month,...

Vietnam: cement and clinker exports in 7M17 up 20.58% year-on-year

Vietnam: while cement makers claim they are struggling with being uncompetitive on foreign markets, it seems the export volume of cement and clinker in...

Colombia: domestic cement sales in July up 12.6% year-on-year

Colombia: Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) released its data regarding the country’s cement sales and production during the month of July 2017. Colombia’s production of gray...

United States: domestic cement sales stagnate in June

United States: the US Geological Survey (USGS) authority has published its figures on cement consumption during the month of June 2017. The report provides monthly data on the...

Vietnam: cement sales in August up 4% year-on-year

Vietnam: the Building Materials Department in the Ministry of Construction has released its preliminary statistical data on the country’s cement sales throughout the month of...

Germany: cement consumption in 2016 up 3.2%

Germany: cement consumption rose by approximately 3.2% in 2016 to 27.5 million tonnes, according to the latest data from the German Federal Statistical Office. The German...

Portugal: cement exports in 2016 down by 42%

Portugal: according to a new study, Portuguese cement exports fell by 42% last year compared with 2015. The drop in cement exports was attributed to a...

Indonesia: Semen Indonesia’s cement sales in July up 53.1% year-on-year

Indonesia: PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk published its trading report for the month of July 2017. The company’s total cement sales during the reviewed month amounted...

Iran: Qeshm Cement starts exporting cement to Mozambique

Iran: Qeshm Cement Company announced its first consignment of cement and clinker is ready to be shipped to Mozambique. According to Hormoz Amiri, an official with...

Indonesia: cement sales in July up 56% year-on-year

Indonesia: after a disappointing month of June, cement sales rebounded in July this year, recording a growth of 56% compared to the year-ago month. According...

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