Saudi Arabian cement production drops by 10.5% to 42.1Mt in 2018

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Saudi Arabia: Data from Yamama Cement shows that national cement production fell by 10.5% year-on-year to 42.1Mt in 2018 from 47.1Mt in 2017. Cement production fell at the majority of local producers with the notable exceptions of Saudi Cement, Southern Cement and others. Clinker production dropped by 3% to 48.3Mt from 49.9Mt. Local deliveries of cement decreased by 13% to 41Mt from 47.1Mt. However, exports of cement rose to 1.1Mt from 0.16Mt and exports of clinker increased to 3.2Mt from no exports in 2017.

Last modified on 16 January 2019


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