Cement: Facts and figures

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Cement is in demand all over the world as a raw material for concrete. Which countries are its biggest producers? How are prices developing? And which countries depend on imports? Here’s an overview of the most important figures

publication date27TH AUGUST 2021


However, China’s lead will shrink in the years ahead
Predicted development of cement production according to regions, in billions of tons
Like many other construction materials, cement has recently become more expensive
Price of a ton of Portland cement in US dollars
Only a small percentage of production is traded across borders
The biggest cement exporters and importers in 2018, in millions of tons
U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral Commodity Summaries


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