This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the concrete and cement products market globally:
• Historical (2007-2011) and forecast (2012-2016) valuations of the concrete and cement products market in
• Values are provided for ready-mixed concrete,
cement, cement clinker, prefabricated structural components, refractory cement, mortar, other hydraulic cement and factory-made mortar
• Breakdown of values at the country level (44 countries)
• Analysis of key events and factors driving the concrete and cement products market globally
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• The global concrete and cement market valued
in 2011, out of which the
region constituted a 57.2% share, making it the largest regional market for concrete and cement in the world.
• In terms of growth, the global concrete and cement market recorded a CAGR of 4.39% during the review period, which was possible because of the recovery in demand after the global financial crisis in 2009.
• Ready-mixed concrete, which is prepared in factories rather than on construction sites, is used extensively in western regions with developed and advanced economies, such as
. In contrast, the popularity for
cement is widespread in the
and Latin American regions.
• Ready-mixed concrete was the largest product category in the global concrete and cement market in 2011 with a 31.1% share and value of
• The continuing economic uncertainty in
and sluggish growth in the US are expected to reduce the market shares of these western regions. Stable and growing economies in
are also expected to reduce the market shares of the western regions, as demand in the
region is growing faster, contributed by infrastructure investment and increasing housing demand.