COVID-19 Economic Impact Report: Global Cement & Concrete Additives

The global cement and concrete additives industry is facing a number of challenges as it deals with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. How has the macroeconomic environment changed and what does it mean for the global cement and concrete additives industry going forward?

COVID-19 Economic Impact Report: Global Cement & Concrete Additives looks at how the expected impact of the pandemic on the current macroeconomic environment compares to other major events since 2000, including the bursting of technology bubble, the SARS outbreak, the 2009 global downturn, and the European financial crisis. It also provides a historical view of global industry sales since 2000, a look at how the industry is being currently impacted, and estimates for global industry sales through 2023.

Concrete Additives

Additive types considered are:

  • chemical additives (water reducers, set controllers, colorants, air entrainers, and other chemical additives)
  • mineral additives (gypsum, fly ash, blast furnace slag, silica fume, and other mineral additives
  • fiber additives (steel fibers, synthetic fibers, and fibers made from other materials)

Products excluded from the study include minerals used as substitute cementitious materials in clinker and blended cement production.

Markets analyzed include:

  • building construction
  • roads and bridges
  • other markets such as airports, ports, and railways

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