Cement: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2009
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Cement: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cement in Thousand Tonnes.

The market for “Cement” in this report is analyzed by the following product types - Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

The market for Cement is also analyzed for select markets (US, France, Germany, Italy, China, India, and South Africa) by the following construction sectors - Residential Building Construction, Non-residential Building Construction, and Non-building Construction.

In addition, analysis for two major ‘Cement’ markets, including China and India, includes market estimates and forecasts by the following five markets - Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Concrete Products Producers, Construction Contractors, consumers, and Others.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

A five-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 480 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Aditya Birla Group, Buzzi Unicem SpA, CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V., Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA., CRH, HeidelbergCement AG, Holcim Ltd., Italcementi S.P.A, Lafarge North America, Inc., Lafarge S.A., Orascom Cement, Siam Cement Public Company Limited, St. Lawrence Cement Group, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co. Ltd., Taiheiyo Cement Corporation, and Votorantim Cimentos Ltda.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Portland Cement
Blended Cement
Special / Other Cements

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Introduction

Table 1. Worldwide Leading Consumers of Cement by Country (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003-2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Market Overview
Emerging Economies for Sustainable Growth
Developed Economies in Need of a Rebound
Portland to Stay Strong, Blended to Make Progress
Ready-Mix Concrete to Lead Demand
Production Dynamics

Table 2. Worldwide Cement Production by Region (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003-2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Worldwide Cement Production by Region: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2007 and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Worldwide Leading Producers of Cement by Country (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003- 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Worldwide Leading Producers of Cement by Country: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2007 and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Global Cement Capacity

Table 6. Worldwide Cement Production Capacity (in Million Tonnes): 2003-2012F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Per Capita Cement Consumption

Table 7. Per Capita Cement Consumption (in Kgs): 2007

Industry Structure
The Feisty Five

Table 8. Global Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Cement Companies including Lafarge, Holcim, Cemex, HeidelbergCement, and Italcementi: 2007 and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MARKET TRENDS

East Asia, the Middle East – The Emerging Production Base
Markets Up for Grabs
Emergence Through Consolidation and Vertical Integration
The Drive Towards Energy Efficiency

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Cement Production
Capital-Intensive
Energy-Intensive
Low Labour-Intensive
Cement Types
Portland Cement
Portland Cement Standards
Portland Cement Types
Ordinary Portland Cement
Moderate Sulfate Resistance Cement
Rapid Hardening Cement
Low Heat of Hydration Cement
High Sulfate Resistance Cement
Air-entraining Portland Cement
Blended Cement
Blended Cement Standards
The European EN 197-1 Specifications for Composite Cements
Blended Cement Types
Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement
Portland Silica Fume Cement
Portland Pozzolana Cement
Portland Flyash Cement
Pozzolana Cement
Special / Other Cements
Masonry Cement
Expansive Cements
High Alumina Cement
White Cements
Colored Cements
Water Proof Cement
Eco Cement

4. CEMENT MARKETS

Ready-mix Concrete Producers
Concrete Products Producers
Other Markets

5. CEMENT END-USERS

Residential Building Construction
Non-residential Building Construction
Non-building Construction

6. ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS AND CONSIDERATIONS

Pollution
Global Warming
Cement Sustainability Initiative – A Solution in Sight

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Lafarge Completes Orascom Cement Acquisition
ASEC Cement Acquires 35% Stake in Zahana Cement
Holcim Increases Stake in ACC
ACC Acquires Stake in Alcon
CPC Acquires Business Assets of IMIX
CPC Takes Over SSMC Holding Corp.
Venezuela Acquires Cemex’s Operations
CPC Takes Over Union Asphalt
Eurocement Acquires Minor Stake in Holcim
Lafarge Acquires Minority Interest in Meftah Cement Plant
Heidelberg Merges Indian Subsidiaries with Mysore Cements
Titan Group Acquires 50% Stake in Adocim Cimento
Votorantim Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Cementos Bío Bío
Hilal Takes Over Gulf Readymix
Unicon Completes Acquisition of Kudsk & Dahl
Hilal Cement Acquires Kuwait German Readymix
China Shuangji Acquires Zhaoyuan Shuangji
Ash Grove Cement Completes Holliday Sand Acquisition
Alexandria Portland Acquires Titan Baton
Holcim to Acquire Remaining Stake in ACIL
Mitsubishi Acquires Robertson's Ready Mix
PJ Corporation Acquires HC Asia Holding
Lafarge Acquires Memphis Cement Terminal
Vicat Group Takes Over Walker Group
OCI Acquires Stake in Sangwon Cement
Vulcan Materials Takes Over Florida Rock Industries
ASEC Cement Holding Gains Majority Stake in GRD Cement
Rinker Materials Completes Two Acquisitions
Cemco Acquires Further Stake in Holcim
Holcim Acquires Additional Shareholding in Serbian Unit
Shuangma Cement to Acquire Stake in Dujiangyan Lafaji
CRH to Take Over 26% Stake in Yatai Cement
Titan Cement Acquires Shareholding in Henan Tianrui
Huaxin Cement Concludes Capital Increase to Holcim
D.G. Khan Cement to Acquire Pioneer Cement
Holcim Spain to Acquire Tarmac Iberia
RATM to Acquire Mika-Cement
Dangote Cement to Acquire Sinoma’s Cement Plants
Binani Cement to Acquire an African Cement Company
ADAG Plans Acquisitions to Enter Cement Market
Votorantim Merges with Prairie
Holcim Vietnam and Cotec to Merge
Jaykaycem to Merge with JK Cement
Socam Announces Joint Venture with Lafarge
Italcementi Enters Joint Venture to Construct Cement Plant
Ecocem and ArcelorMittal Sign Agreement for Joint Company
Vicat Group Joins Sagar Cements in Joint Venture
SAIL and JAL Announce Joint Venture for Cement Production
Iraq Inks Joint Venture Agreement to Up Cement Capacity
Iran and Algeria Ink Agreement to Establish Cement Plant
HeidelbergCement, Italcementi Sign Licensing Agreement
Lafarge and C.B.M.I. Sign Agreement
Ciments Français and Muhaidib Partner for New Cement Venture
Dalian Dongtai Signs Agreement with Xiaoyetian Cement
S.M. Wilson Secures Continental Cement Contract
Sri Lanka to Award Cement Plant Contract to Aditya Birla Group
Birla Signs MoU to Set-up Cement Unit
Global Investment Enters into an Agreement with Bina Holding
FLSmidth Secures Contract for Cement Line
United Cement Signs Import Contracts
JK Lakshmi Cement Establishes 3 RMC Plants in Gujarat
Ohorongo Cement Constructs New Cement Plant
ACC to Scale-Up RMC Business
Holcim Hungaria to Construct Cement Facility
Asia Cement Commences Cement Plant Construction
Lafarge to Expand Business in Syria
Derba Midroc Commences Cement Production
Lafarge to Expand Indian Cement Production Capacity
India Cements to Augment Capacity
Lafarge to Commerce Operations at Indian Plant
Binani Cement to Double Capacity
Prakash Industries Announces New Cement Plant in India
Votorantim Builds New Production Line
Cimpor Cimentos to Build New Cement Plant
SCG Cement Inaugurates New Cement Plant in Cambodia
New Cement Factory Planned in Yemen
Holcim Romania Commissions New Kiln Line
Cementos Yura to Step Up Cement Production Capacity
Huarun Cement Begins First Phase Construction
New Cement Plant Proposed for Athi River
Holcim to Expand Cement Plant in Boyaca Department
Votorantim Cimentos to Expand Brazilian Cement Distribution Operations
Indocement and SG Plan to Increase Cement Production
Ispat to Establish New Cement Plant
Bastas Cimento Adds New Production Line
Deccan Cements Announces Capacity Expansion Underway
Binani Cement Expands Production Capacity in China
Orient Paper to Expand Cement Business
JSW Cement to Expand Cement Business
Semen Bosowa to Increase Cement Production Capacity
Dalmia Cement to Expand Production Capacity
Binani Cement to Set up International Subsidiary
Cessa to Augment Cement Production Capacity
An Phu Cement to Build a Cement Plant
Schwenk Group to Set up Cement Plant in Namibia
Star Cement Announces Cement Capacity Expansion
Sephaku Cement and Dangote Cement to Build Cement Plant in South Africa
The 1st Lao Cement Plant to Enhance Cement Production Capacity
Binani and Mysore Cements to Set Up Two Cement Projects
Cimentos de Portugal to Undertake Capacity Expansion
JSW to Build Cement Plant in West Bengal
Jaypee Group Launches Sixth Cement Plant in Haryana
Vicat Group and Kazkommerts Break Ground for New Cement Plant
Binani Cement Adds New Grinding Unit
Vicat Commissions New Kiln in Egypt
New Cement Plant Proposed in Dhamar Province in Yemen
BBMG to Raise Funds Through Initial Public Offering
Votorantim Cement Opens New Distribution Center
Cemex to Sell Subsidiaries
Cemex Plans Select Assets Divestment
Pretoria Portland Divests Stake in Company
Grasim Divests Stake in Shree Digvijay Cement
Lafarge Divests Stake in Lafarge Titan to Titan
Italcementi to Sell Assets to Sibirskiy
Strabag to Withdraw from Cement Joint Venture
HeidelbergCement Acquires Hanson
Holcim Acquires St. Lawrence Cement
Italcementi Acquires the Entire Fuping Cement
Suez Cement Ups Stake in Hilal Cement
Cimpor Acquires Majority Stake in Cementos Otorongo
CRH Acquires Harbin Sanling Cement Plant in China
JK Cement Acquires Nihon Nirman
CMS Cement Acquires Sarawak Clinker
Mitica Acquires Minority Stake in Titan Cement
CRH Completes Cementbouw Acquisition
Hydra Properties Acquires Minority Stake in RAK Cement
Binani Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Chinese Plant
Cemex Acquires Rinker
CRH Acquires Stake in Denizli Cement and Paver Systems
Granite Construction Takes Over Raisch Products
Interbeton to Acquire Domiki Beton
India Cements and Visaka Cement Complete Merger
Aalborg Portland Group Forms Joint Venture with BMT
SAIL and Jaiprakash Associates Form Joint Venture
OCI and Khayyat Group Announce Joint Venture
Strabag to Form Joint Venture with BaselCement
Binani to Establish Cement Joint Venture with Nalco
Lafarge Yunnan Government and Sign Cooperation Agreement
Titan Subsidiary Signs Turnkey Contract for New Cement Plant
ACC Enters into Agreement with Shiva Cement
UNICEM to Commence Cement Production
JSW Group to Enter into Cement Production
Union Cement and Gulf Cement Complete Capacity Expansion
Lafarge Shui On Announces New Production Line Inauguration
CEMEX Undertakes Expansion of Bayano Plant
CEMEX to Establish New Plant in Arizona
Votorantim to Set Up New Cement Factory
Cemex Divests U.S. Assets to CRH
Taiheiyo Cement to Liquidate Kashima Remicon Group Companies
Gujarat Ambuja Divests Minority Stake in Ambuja Cement
Vietnam Machinery Company Constructs Cement Factory
Portland Launches Expansion Project to Double Cement Production Capacity
Nghi Son to Build Cement Distribution Terminal
Ambuja Cement to Double Capacity of Solan Plant
Binani Cement Starts Production at Grinding Unit
Ash Grove Cement Begins Construction of New Plant in Arkansas
Burnpur Cement to Expand Capacity and Product Portfolio
ASEC to Set Up Grey Cement Unit in Egypt
Aditya Birla Group to Expand Cement Production Capacity
Suez Cement Group Expands Operations in Ready-mix Concrete
JK Lakshmi to Expand Cement and Ready-Mix Concrete Business
Nghi Son to Build Second Production Line for Cement Plant
PPC to Expand Gaborone Facilities
Lehigh Cement to Expand and Modernize Cement Plant
OCI Announces Construction of Greenfield Cement Plant
OCI Establishes New Cement Plant
HeidelbergCement Brings New Cement Plant On Stream in China
Votorantim Announces Brazilian Plant Expansion Program
PPC to Expand and Upgrade Inland Cement Milling Project
CEMEX to Build Cement Manufacturing Plant in Arizona
HeidelbergCement to Divest Cement Companies to Damnaz Cement

8. PRODUCT LAUNCHES

Taiheiyo Cement Introduces Grand Premium Cement
Derba Midroc Introduces Dejen Cement
CEMEX Expands Cement Portfolio with Two New Products
Orient Cement Introduces Birla Excel

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Aditya Birla Group (India)
Buzzi Unicem SpA (Italy)

Table 9. Buzzi Unicem Cement Manufacturing Plants and Cement Manufacturing Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico)
Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA. (Portugal)
CRH (Ireland)
HeidelbergCement AG (Germany)
Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland)
Italcementi S.P.A (Italy)
Lafarge North America, Inc. (US)
Lafarge S.A. (France)
Orascom Cement (Egypt)
Siam Cement Public Company Limited (Thailand)
St. Lawrence Cement Group (Canada)
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation (Japan)
Votorantim Cimentos Ltda. (Brazil)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 10. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Historic Review Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Cement Demand by Cement Type

Table 13. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Portland Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 10-Year Perspective for Portland Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Historic Review Analysis for Portland Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blended Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 10-Year Perspective for Blended Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Historic Review Analysis for Blended Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World 10-Year Perspective for Special / Other Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Historic Review Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Cement Demand by End-use Sector

Table 22. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Demand in Residential Sector by Select Geographic Markets – China, India, US, Italy, France, Germany, South Africa Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Demand in Non-Residential Sector by Select Geographic Markets – China, India, US, Italy, France, Germany, South Africa Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Demand in Non-Building Sector by Select Geographic Markets – China, India, US, Italy, France, Germany, South Africa Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Industry Overview
Market Overview
Market Outlook
Residential Construction the Worst Hit
Non-residential and Non-building Construction Suffers
Construction Starts Slow Cement Demand

Table 25. US Construction Starts (in US$ billion): 2006-2009E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

The Price Factor
Capacity Expansions to Sustain Long-term Growth
A Key Import Market
Cement Trade

Table 26. US Cement Trade Statistics (in '000 metric tons): 2006, 2007, and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. US Hydraulic Cement Imports by Ten Leading Countries of Origin: Jan-Sep 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. US White Cement Imports by Leading Countries of Origin: Jan-Sep 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. US Cement Imports by Ten Leading Countries of Origin (in US$ '000): 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. US Cement Exports by Ten Leading Countries of Destination (in US$ '000): 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Escalating Energy Costs Worries Cement Makers
Cement Industry Concerns
Leading Cement Makers
Key Players
Buzzi Unicem USA
ESSROC Cement Corporation
Lafarge North America, Inc.
Texas Industries Inc.
Strategic Corporate Developments
CPC Acquires Business Assets of IMIX
CPC Takes Over SSMC Holding Corp.
CPC Takes Over Union Asphalt
Votorantim Merges with Prairie
Vulcan Materials Company Takes Over Florida Rock Industries
Rinker Materials Completes Two Acquisitions
Ash Grove Cement Completes Holliday Sand Acquisition
Mitsubishi Acquires Robertson's Ready Mix
Lafarge Acquires Memphis Cement Terminal
Vicat Group Takes Over Walker Group
S.M. Wilson Secures Continental Cement Contract
Granite Construction Takes Over Raisch Products
Ash Grove Cement Begins Construction of New Plant in Arkansas
CEMEX to Establish New Plant in Arizona
Lehigh Cement to Expand and Modernize Cement Plant
CEMEX to Build Cement Manufacturing Plant in Arizona
Cemex Divests U.S. Assets to CRH

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 31. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. US 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. US Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. US 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Industry Overview
Market Overview
Exports and Imports

Table 36. Canadian Cement Exports by Leading Countries of Destination (in US$ million): 2003-2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. Canadian Cement Imports by Leading Countries of Origin (in US$ ‘000): 2003-2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Canadian Exports Face Threat from Emerging Asian Markets
Strategic Corporate Development
Holcim Acquires St. Lawrence Cement

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 38. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. Canadian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Industry Overview
Trade

Table 41. Japanese Cement Exports by Country of Destination (in ‘000 tonnes): 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Players
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co. Ltd.
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation
Strategic Corporate Development
Taiheiyo Cement to Liquidate Kashima Remicon Group Companies

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 42. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Japanese Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview

Table 45. European Cement Production by Leading Cement Producing Countries (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003 – 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. Per Capita Cement Consumption: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Players
Buzzi Unicem SpA (Italy)

Table 47. Buzzi Unicem Cement Manufacturing Plants and Cement Manufacturing Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA. (Portugal)
CRH (Ireland)
HeidelbergCement AG (Germany)
Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland)
Italcementi S.P.A (Italy)
Lafarge S.A. (France)
Strategic Corporate Developments
Eurocement Acquires Minor Stake in Holcim
Titan Group Acquires 50% Stake in Adocim Cimento
Holcim Hungaria to Construct Cement Facility
Holcim Romania Commissions New Kiln Line
Vicat Group and Kazkommerts Break Ground for New Cement Plant
Bastas Cimento Adds New Production Line
Ecocem and ArcelorMittal Sign Agreement for Joint Company
Strabag to Withdraw from Cement Joint Venture
Italcementi to Sell Assets to Sibirskiy
HeidelbergCement Acquires Hanson
Interbeton to Acquire Domiki Beton
Mitica Acquires Minority Stake in Titan Cement
CRH Completes Cementbouw Acquisition
Titan Subsidiary Signs Turnkey Contract for New Cement Plant
Strabag to Form Joint Venture with BaselCement

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 48. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. European 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. European Historic Review for Cement by Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. European 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. European Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 54. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. French 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. French Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. French 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Trade

Table 59. German Cement Imports by Leading Country of Origin (in '000 tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 60. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. German 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. German Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. German 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 65. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. Italian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. Italian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Italian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 70. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. UK 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. UK Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.SPAIN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 73. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Spanish Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/ Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F.RUSSIA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Industry Overview
Market Overview
Market Outlook
Construction Industry Boom
Capacity Expansion Underway

Table 76. Concentration of Cement Production Capacity Between EuroCement, Itera/BazEl, Inteko, Lafarge, HeidelbergCement, Dyckerhoff, and Others: 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Import Duty Cut Creates Stir
Turkish Suppliers Flood Russian Market

Table 77. Russian Cement Imports (in ‘000 tonnes): 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 78. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Russian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Russian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/ Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G.TURKEY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Turkish Cement Demand Slows Down
Turkey Plans Cement Exports to Beat Domestic Slowdown

Table 81. Turkish Cement Exports by Country of Destination including Iraq, Russia, Syria, Spain, Italy, France, Israel, US and Albania (in ’000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 82. Turkish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Market with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. Turkish Historic Review for Cement Market with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4H.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Romania to Build New Capacity
Belarus to Focus on Expanding Cement Production

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 84. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis

Table 87. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Portland Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Portland Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Portland Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blended Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Blended Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Blended Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Special / Other Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A.CHINA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Demand Drivers
Production Dynamics

Table 99. Chinese Cement Production Statistics (in ’000 tonnes): 2003 to 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape

Table 100. China Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Cement Companies including Anhui Conch Cement, China Shanshui Cement, China National Building Material, Holcim, Tangshan Jidong Cement, and Others: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Government Ban Benefits Ready-mix Concrete Market
Investment and Price Increases Keep Industry Growth Optimistic
Obsolete Capacity Elimination to Drive Industry Consolidation
Cement Exports Sink

Table 101. China’s Cement Exports (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Industry Concentration On the Horizon
Strategic Corporate Developments
China Shuangji Acquires Zhaoyuan Shuangji
Shuangma Cement to Acquire Stake in Dujiangyan Lafaji
CRH to Take Over 26% Stake in Yatai Cement
Lafarge and C.B.M.I. Sign Agreement
Socam Announces Joint Venture with Lafarge
Huarun Cement Begins First Phase Construction
Dalian Dongtai Signs Agreement with Xiaoyetian Cement
BBMG to Raise Funds Through Initial Public Offering
Binani Cement Expands Production Capacity in China
Huaxin Cement Concludes Capital Increase to Holcim
Italcementi Acquires the Entire Fuping Cement
Binani Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Chinese Plant
CRH Acquires Harbin Sanling Cement Plant in China
Lafarge Yunnan Government and Sign Cooperation Agreement
Lafarge Shui On Announces New Production Line Inauguration
HeidelbergCement Brings New Cement Plant On Stream in China

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 102. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103. Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Chinese Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Markets – Percentage Breakdown of Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Annual Demand for Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109. Chinese Historic Review for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B.INDIA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Industry Overview
Market Overview
Market Outlook: Short-term
Market Outlook: Long-term
Heading Towards an Uncertain Future
Cement Industry M&A Valuation to Dip
Mini Cement Plants Spell Success
Investors Keen to Explore Limestone Reserves
The Mini-Cement Industry
International Cement Players Eye Indian Pie
2007 - A YEAR OF M&AS
Government Backs Infrastructure, Drives Cement Growth
Major Capacity Expansions On the Horizon

Table 110. Capacity Additions by Select Cement Makers (in million tonnes): FY2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Market Leaders Space Encroached Upon
Escalating Production Costs Pressurize Margins
Capacity Utilization Cutbacks – The Need of the Hour
Indian Government Bans Cement Exports
Cement Exports Ban to Affect Imports
Growing Demand Squeezes Exports
Industry Fears Impending Price Decline
Capacity Expansions Face Challenge
A Fragmented Marketplace

Table 111. Indian Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Holcim (ACC and Ambuja Cement), Birla Group (Grasim and UltraTech), India Cements, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Installed Capacity

Table 112. Indian Cement Installed Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 to 2010F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Indian Cement Production Capacity Concentration: FY2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Holcim Increases Stake in ACC
ACC Acquires Stake in Alcon
Heidelberg Merges Indian Subsidiaries with Mysore Cements
Holcim to Acquire Remaining Stake in ACIL
ADAG Plans Acquisitions to Enter Cement Market
Jaykaycem to Merge with JK Cement
JSW to Build Cement Plant in West Bengal
JK Lakshmi Cement Establishes 3 RMC Plants in Gujarat
FLSmidth Secures Contract for Cement Line
Lafarge to Expand Indian Cement Production Capacity
India Cements to Augment Capacity
Lafarge to Commerce Operations at Indian Plant
Binani Cement to Double Capacity
Prakash Industries’ New Cement Plant in Chhattisgarh
Ispat to Establish New Cement Plant
Dalmia Cement to Expand Production Capacity
Binani Cement to Set up International Subsidiary
Birla Signs MoU to Set-up Cement Unit
Binani and Mysore Cements to Set Up Two Cement Projects
SAIL Joins JAL in a Joint Venture for Cement Production
Jaypee Group Launches Sixth Cement Plant in Haryana
Binani Cement Adds New Grinding Unit
Vicat Group Joins Sagar Cements in Joint Venture
ACC to Scale-Up RMC Business
Deccan Cements Announces Capacity Expansion Underway
Orient Paper to Expand Cement Business
JSW Cement to Expand Cement Business
Grasim Divests Stake in Shree Digvijay Cement
India Cements and Visaka Cement Complete Merger
Gujarat Ambuja Divests Minority Stake in Ambuja Cement
JK Cement Acquires Nihon Nirman
Binani to Establish Cement Joint Venture with Nalco
Ambuja Cement to Double Capacity of Solan Plant
Binani Cement Starts Production at Grinding Unit
Burnpur Cement to Expand Capacity and Product Portfolio
Aditya Birla Group to Expand Cement Production Capacity
JK Lakshmi to Expand Cement and Ready-Mix Concrete Business
JSW Group to Enter into Cement Production
ACC Enters into Agreement with Shiva Cement
SAIL and Jaiprakash Associates Form Joint Venture

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 114. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115. Indian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116. Indian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118. Indian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120. Indian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Markets – Percentage Breakdown of Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Annual Demand for Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121. Indian Historic Review for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C.SOUTH KOREA

Market Analysis

Table 122. South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 123. South Korean 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 124. South Korean Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5D.REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Australia
Market Overview
Indonesia
Market Overview
Industry Set for Expansion
Competition

Table 125. Indonesia Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Cement Companies including Semen Gresik, Indocement, Holcim Indonesia, and Others: 2007 and 2008 (H1) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 126. Cement Production Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes) by Company: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Vietnam
Market Overview
Pakistan
Market Overview
Pakistan Eyes Export Markets
Capacity Set for Major Expansion
Strategic Corporate Developments
D.G. Khan Cement to Acquire Pioneer Cement
OCI Acquires Stake in Sangwon Cement
Asia Cement Commences Cement Plant Construction
Cemco Acquires Further Stake in Holcim
Holcim Vietnam and Cotec to Merge
SCG Cement Inaugurates New Cement Plant in Cambodia
Indocement and SG Plan to Increase Cement Production
Semen Bosowa to Increase Cement Production Capacity
An Phu Cement to Build a Cement Plant
Sri Lanka to Award Cement Plant Contract to Aditya Birla Group
Aalborg Portland Group Forms Joint Venture with BMT
Vietnam Machinery Company Constructs Cement Factory

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 127. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 128. Rest of Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 129. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Mexican Cement Consumption Increases
Brazil to Up Cement Capacity
Peru Cement Industry Set to Expand
Key Players
CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico)
Votorantim Cimentos Ltda. (Brazil)
Strategic Corporate Developments
Venezuelan Government Acquires Cemex’s Operations
Votorantim Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Cementos Bío Bío
Votorantim Builds New Production Line
Holcim to Expand Cement Plant in Boyaca Department
Votorantim Cimentos to Expand Brazilian Cement Distribution Operations
Cessa to Augment Cement Production Capacity
Cemex Plans Select Assets Divestment
Cementos Yura to Step Up Cement Production Capacity
Cimpor Acquires Majority Stake in Cementos Otorongo
CEMEX Undertakes Expansion of Bayano Plant
Votorantim to Set Up New Cement Factory
Votorantim Announces Brazilian Plant Expansion Program

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 130. Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 131. Latin America 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 132. Latin America Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Iran Cement Market
Saudi Arabia Cement Market
Saudi Arabia: Expansive Capacity Expansions

Table 133. Saudi Arabian Proposed New Capacity Additions (in ‘000 tonnes per annum)

UAE Cement Market
UAE to Double Cement Capacity by 2011

Table 134. UAE Cement Capacity Expansions (in ‘000 tonnes): 2008E and 2011P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

UAE Cement Imports

Table 135. UAE Cement Imports – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Country of Origin including China, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Others: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

GCC Heading Towards Surplus Capacity
GCC Pricing Scenario
Competitive Scenario

Table 136. Saudi Arabian Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume of Cement Production and Sales for Saudi Cement, Yamama Cement, Yanbu Cement, Southern Cement, Eastern Cement, Qassim Cement, Arabian Cement, and Tabuk Cement: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Dubai Cement Market
Iraq Cement Market
Egypt: An Emerging Cement Market
South Africa Cement Market
Residential Construction Drives Cement Demand
Strategic Corporate Developments
Lafarge Completes Orascom Cement Acquisition
ASEC Cement Acquires 35% Stake in Zahana Cement
Lafarge Acquires Minority Interest in Meftah Cement Plant
Hilal Takes Over Gulf Readymix
Hilal Cement Acquires Kuwait German Readymix
Alexandria Portland Acquires Titan Baton
ASEC Cement Holding Gains Majority Stake in GRD Cement
Holcim Spain to Acquire Tarmac Iberia
RATM to Acquire Mika-Cement
Binani Cement to Acquire an African Cement Company
Dangote Cement to Acquire Sinoma’s Cement Plants
Italcementi Enters Joint Venture to Construct Cement Plant
Ciments Français and Muhaidib Partner for New Cement Venture
Iran and Algeria Ink Agreement to Establish Cement Plant
Iraq Inks Joint Venture Agreement to Up Cement Capacity
Global Investment Enters into an Agreement with Bina Holding
Sephaku Cement and Dangote Cement to Build Cement Plant in South Africa
Vicat Commissions New Kiln in Egypt
Lafarge to Expand Business in Syria
Schwenk Group to Set up Cement Plant in Namibia
New Cement Factory Planned in Yemen
New Cement Plant Proposed for Athi River
Cimentos de Portugal to Undertake Capacity Expansion
New Cement Plant Proposed in Dhamar Province in Yemen
Star Cement Announces Cement Capacity Expansion
OCI Announces Construction of Greenfield Cement Plant
OCI Establishes New Cement Plant
Pretoria Portland Divests Stake in Company
Lafarge Divests Stake in Lafarge Titan to Titan
Suez Cement Ups Stake in Hilal Cement
Hydra Properties Acquires Minority Stake in RAK Cement
CRH Acquires Stake in Denizli Cement and Paver Systems
OCI and Khayyat Group Announce Joint Venture
Union Cement and Gulf Cement Complete Capacity Expansion
UNICEM to Commence Cement Production
PPC to Expand and Upgrade Inland Cement Milling Project
Portland Launches Expansion Project to Double Cement Production Capacity
ASEC to Set Up Grey Cement Unit in Egypt
PPC to Expand Gaborone Facilities
HeidelbergCement to Divest Cement Companies to Damnaz Cement

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 137. Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 138. Middle East & Africa 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Geographic Region – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 139. Middle East & Africa Historic Review Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 140. Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 141. Middle East & Africa 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 142. Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 143. South Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-Use Sector – Residential Building, Non-residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 144. South Africa 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-Use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
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