China roughly yields 60% of global production of cement. Data from the Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB) shows that domestic cement sales have been rising steadily to 72.2Mt in 2017 after a blip in the late 2000s. The main reason of manufacturing so much cement is the growing population and urbanization due to which more and more people are moving to cities and metropolitans from rural areas. India is the second largest cement producer in the world and accounted for over 8 per cent of the global installed capacity as of 2019. Major growth is foreseen in countries such as China and India as well as in regions like the Middle East and Northern Africa. The majority of top cement producers in the US are multinational companies with origin from other countries like Mexico, Switzerland, and Ireland. To minimize transportation costs, cement plants are ideally located close to the market, with access to efficient transportation such as ship or railroad. Though the cement industry is huge, it is criticized and praised at the same time. Since the environmental pollution associated with rapid increase in cement production has worsened significantly in the last decades, it is worth analyzing production trends at the country level. Unsurprisingly, the top 12 largest cement producing countries in the world include some of the biggest economies in the world as well. Tanzania’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has blamed the recent high cement prices on non-production by four main cement manufacturers in the country that had gone into maintenance. While the majority of the production is through Ultratech cement, other major players in the market include ACC and Ambuja. More importantly, the strong cement price increases of 2019 will continue into 2020 and beyond, as producers look to recover the f… China currently produces over half of the world’s cement. The largest cement companies in the Russian market are the “Euro-cement group”, with a market share of more than 30 %, the Holding Company “Sibirskiy cement” (11 %), “Novoroscement” (more than 8 %). 1 t of cement produced results in 0.136 × 3.667 = 0.50 t CO 2 (Boden et al., 1995). As a common construction material that is used to bind other materials together, cement belongs to the essential materials that make modern life possible. Sales increased by 7.7% month-on-month in June 2020, however SNIC president Paulo Camillo Penna expressed worries about demand going forward into the second half of 2020. Cement is a global commodity, manufactured at thousands of plants. India – 280 million metric tons. We are very sensitive to the macroeconomic scenario and government stimuli. The Global Cement Report 13th Edition; Global Cement Trade & Distribution Handbook 2nd Edition; Indonesia Country Report 2023; Vietnam Country Report 2023; Global White Cement Report; Cement Plant Environmental Handbook 2nd Edition; Conferences. Cement is the second most-consumed resource in the world, with more than 4 billion tons of the material produced globally every year. However, it is difficult for Indonesian cement players to compete with their stronger (more competitive) counterparts in China, Thailand and Vietnam on the global market. Cement MIS Archives (compressed files, .zip) |1965-1969 |1970-1974 |1975-1979 |1980-1989 |1990-1994 |1995-1999 |2000-2004 |2005-2009 |2010-2014 |2015-2017 | 2018 | U.S Production of Selected Mineral Commodities (Quarterly Mineral Industry Surveys) Annual Publications. The cement producing companies in United States include Texas Industries Inc., CEMEX and Lehigh Hanson Inc. With the annual production of 280 million metric tons, India ranks at number 2 on the list of top 10 largest cement producing countries of the world. In 2017, it fell almost 5-10% of the normal production. I'm Hina Khan, working as a writer at Worldblaze.in blog. China produces the most cement globally by a large margin, at an estimated 2.2 billion metric tons in 2019, followed by India at 320 million metric tons in the same year. Suez Cement has recorded a loss of US$18.0m in the first three months of 2020, compared to a profit of US$11.0m in the first three months of 2019. The Vietnam National Cement Corporation (VICEM) has reported that Vietnamese producers exported 13.6Mt of cement between 1 January 2020 and 31 May 2020, down by 1.4% year-on-year from 13.8Mt in the corresponding five months of 2019.