Global Cement Consumption Set to Reach New Highs
Review has just announced the publication of its latest Global Cement Report,
a 400-page analysis and forecast for the worldwide cement industry, with
coverage of over 160 countries in unmatched detail.
In essence, this new report notes that global cement consumption growth
slowed by 2.4 per cent in 2008 to
in 2009 and up to 3294Mt in 2010, giving annual growth rates of 5.9 per cent
and 9.9 per cent, respectively, for these latter two years. By 2012,
worldwide cement consumption is forecast to reach a record 3859Mt.
almost double 2004 levels, while
demand fall down to 69Mt.
World trade in cement and clinker was noted at
seaborne trade was estimated at
the above international trading totals.
and clinker, with sales of 19Mt in 2010, overtaking
close to 17Mt of export sales.
worldwide with over 12Mt of deliveries in 2010 followed by
Lafarge retains its top position in terms of global cement sales of
141.2Mt and turnover of
136.7Mt and a turnover of
of Cemex, Italcementi and Buzzi Unicem. Holcim, however has the lead in terms
of global cement capacity at
The Global Cement Report also includes country-by-country cement
forecasts, including consumption, production, exports and imports up to 2012.
This unique reference work is accompanied by an indispensible CD providing 20
years of statistical data in Excel format, arranged by country and
The report is now available for immediate purchase from our website at:
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SOURCE International Cement Review