World Cement

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Gains will be fueled by rising investments in infrastructure among developing countries, and by a rebound in cement demand in industrialized markets such as the US and Western Europe.

World demand to rise 5.3% yearly through 2015

Global demand for hydraulic cement is forecast to rise 5.3 percent per year to 4.3 billion metric tons in 2015, valued at $335 billion. Gains will be fueled by rising investments in infrastructure among the developing countries of the world, driven by economic growth and increasing per capita income levels. Additionally, a rebound in cement demand in industrialized markets such as the US and Western Europe will further spur cement sales. However, gains in demand through 2015 will lag the robust advances seen from 2005 to 2010, due in large part to a deceleration in China’s cement consumption.

China accounted for 56 percent of world cement demand in 2010. The nation’s demand for cement is forecast to climb 4.9 percent per year through 2015 to 2.35 billion metric tons, in line with the regional average. The maturing of the Chinese cement market, combined with a slowdown in the pace of construction spending in the country, will serve to moderate the double-digit yearly demand growth exhibited from 2000 to 2010. The US will post the strongest demand gains of any major cement market. Increases will be stimulated by a robust recovery in residential construction spending. Nonresidential building construction activity in the US will also rise after a period of decline, and nonbuilding construction growth will accelerate, further bolstering overall cement sales.

Blended cement to remain dominant product type

Blended cement is expected to continue to account for over 70 percent of all product consumption in 2015, benefiting from its typically lower costs and better environmental profile than straight portland cement. Cement firms are increasing the use of cementitious materials such as fly ash and blast furnace slag in their products, which reduces carbon dioxide emissions from the production of portland cement clinker. The type of cement used varies dramatically. In China, for example, more than 90 percent of demand is attributable to blended cement, while in the US it is less than five percent of demand.

Ready-mix concrete to be fastest growing market

Ready-mix concrete will be the fastestgrowing outlet for cement through 2015 and the largest market, holding a 27 percent share. Construction contractors will be the second largest market, followed by consumer, concrete products and other markets. While ready-mix dominates cement demand in developed world markets such as the US and Japan, in many industrializing countries sales to consumers or construction contractors are more common. This is changing rapidly, particularly in the urban areas of China and India, where the efficiency benefits of ready-mix concrete are allowing it to gain market share.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the 3.3 billion metric ton world cement industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by type (e.g., blended, Portland), market (e.g., ready-mix concrete, construction contractors, concrete products, consumer), world region and for 46 major countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 42 industry participants, Lafarge, Holcim and CEMEX.

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  1. World Cement

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | WORLD CEMENT DEMAND (million metric tons)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Overview

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        1. 3.3.1 Population

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          1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 3.3.2 Urban Population

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          1. Table | WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Construction Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY TYPE & REGION (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 3.4.1 Nonbuilding Construction

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          1. Table | WORLD NONBUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)

        3. 3.4.2 Nonresidential Building

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          1. Table | WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)

        4. 3.4.3 Residential Building

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          1. Table | WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2009 dollars)

      5. 3.5 Pricing Patterns

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        1. Table | WORLD CEMENT PRICING

      6. 3.6 Technology Trends

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      7. 3.7 Legal & Regulatory Environment

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    4. 4 WORLD SUPPLY & DEMAND

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Regional Overview

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        1. 4.2.1 Demand

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          1. Table | WORLD CEMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million metric tons)

        2. 4.2.2 World Cement Production

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          1. Table | WORLD CEMENT PRODUCTION BY REGION (million metric tons)

        3. 4.2.3 International Trade

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          1. Table | WORLD CEMENT NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million metric tons)

      3. 4.3 Demand by Type

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        1. Table | WORLD CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE (million metric tons)

        2. 4.3.1 Blended

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          1. Table | WORLD BLENDED CEMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million metric tons)

        3. 4.3.2 Portland

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          1. Table | WORLD PORTLAND CEMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million metric tons)

        4. 4.3.3 Other

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          1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER CEMENT BY REGION (million metric tons)

      4. 4.4 Demand by Market

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        1. Table | WORLD CEMENT DEMAND BY MARKET (million metric tons)

        2. 4.4.1 Ready-Mix Concrete

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          1. Table | WORLD READY-MIX CONCRETE DEMAND FOR CEMENT BY REGION (million metric tons)

        3. 4.4.2 Construction Contractors

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          1. Table | WORLD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR DEMAND FOR CEMENT BY REGION (million metric tons)

        4. 4.4.3 Concrete Products

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          1. Table | WORLD CONCRETE PRODUCT DEMAND FOR CEMENT BY REGION (million metric tons)

        5. 4.4.4 Consumer

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          1. Table | WORLD CONSUMER DEMAND FOR CEMENT BY REGION (million metric tons)

        6. 4.4.5 Other

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          1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR CEMENT IN OTHER MARKETS BY REGION (million metric tons)

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

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      1. 5.1 North America: Overview

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

      2. 5.2 North America: Cement Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      3. 5.3 United States

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        1. 5.3.1 United States: Overview

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          1. Table | UNITED STATES -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 5.3.2 United States: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | UNITED STATES -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      4. 5.4 Canada

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        1. 5.4.1 Canada: Overview

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          1. Table | CANADA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 5.4.2 Canada: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | CANADA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      5. 5.5 Mexico

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        1. 5.5.1 Mexico: Overview

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          1. Table | MEXICO -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 5.5.2 Mexico: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | MEXICO -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

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      1. 6.1 Western Europe: Overview

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        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Cement Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      3. 6.3 Italy

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        1. 6.3.1 Italy: Overview

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          1. Table | ITALY -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 6.3.2 Italy: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | ITALY -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      4. 6.4 Germany

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        1. 6.4.1 Germany: Overview

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          1. Table | GERMANY -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 6.4.2 Germany: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | GERMANY -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      5. 6.5 Spain

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        1. 6.5.1 Spain: Overview

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          1. Table | SPAIN -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 6.5.2 Spain: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | SPAIN -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      6. 6.6 France

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        1. 6.6.1 France: Overview

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          1. Table | FRANCE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 6.6.2 France: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | FRANCE -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      7. 6.7 Other Western Europe

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        1. 6.7.1 Other Western Europe: Overview

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          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 6.7.2 Other Western Europe: Cement Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        3. 6.7.3 Other Western Europe: Supply & Demand by Country

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          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million metric tons)

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

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      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: Overview

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        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Cement Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      3. 7.3 China

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        1. 7.3.1 China: Overview

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          1. Table | CHINA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.3.2 China: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | CHINA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      4. 7.4 India

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        1. 7.4.1 India: Overview

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          1. Table | INDIA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.4.2 India: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | INDIA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      5. 7.5 Vietnam

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        1. 7.5.1 Vietnam: Overview

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          1. Table | VIETNAM -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.5.2 Vietnam: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | VIETNAM -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      6. 7.6 Japan

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        1. 7.6.1 Japan: Overview

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          1. Table | JAPAN -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.6.2 Japan: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | JAPAN -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      7. 7.7 South Korea

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        1. 7.7.1 South Korea: Overview

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          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.7.2 South Korea: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      8. 7.8 Indonesia

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        1. 7.8.1 Indonesia: Overview

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          1. Table | INDONESIA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.8.2 Indonesia: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | INDONESIA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      9. 7.9 Thailand

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        1. 7.9.1 Thailand: Overview

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          1. Table | THAILAND -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.9.2 Thailand: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | THAILAND -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

      10. 7.10 Other Asia/Pacific

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        1. 7.10.1 Other Asia/Pacific: Overview

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          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 7.10.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

          2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million metric tons)

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

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      1. 8.1 Central & South America

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        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: Overview

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          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        3. 8.1.3 Brazil

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          1. Table | BRAZIL -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | BRAZIL -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        4. 8.1.4 Other Central & South America

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          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

          3. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million metric tons)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

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        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: Overview

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          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        3. 8.2.3 Russia

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          1. Table | RUSSIA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | RUSSIA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        4. 8.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

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          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

          3. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million metric tons)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

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        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Overview

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          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

        2. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Cement Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        3. 8.3.3 Egypt

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          1. Table | EGYPT -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | EGYPT -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        4. 8.3.4 Iran

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          1. Table | IRAN -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | IRAN -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        5. 8.3.5 Turkey

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          1. Table | TURKEY -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | TURKEY -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        6. 8.3.6 Saudi Arabia

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          1. Table | SAUDI ARABIA -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | SAUDI ARABIA -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

        7. 8.3.7 Other Africa/Mideast

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          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND (million metric tons)

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST -- CEMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million metric tons)

          3. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST -- CEMENT SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million metric tons)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 9.1 General

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      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

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        1. Table | WORLD CEMENT SALES BY COMPANY, 2010 (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Market Share

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      4. 9.4 Product Development & Manufacturing

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      5. 9.5 Marketing & Distribution

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      6. 9.6 Cooperative Agreements

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        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      7. 9.7 Financial Requirements

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      8. 9.8 Acquisitions & Divestitures

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      9. 9.9 Company Profiles

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        1. 9.9.1 ACC Limited

          $91.00

        2. 9.9.2 Ambuja Cements Limited

          $82.00

        3. 9.9.3 Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited

          $114.00

        4. 9.9.4 Ash Grove Cement Company

          $82.00

        5. 9.9.5 Asia Cement Corporation

          $132.00

        6. 9.9.6 Boral Limited

          $89.00

        7. 9.9.7 Buzzi Unicem SpA

          $290.00

        8. 9.9.8 Camargo Corrêa SA

          $112.00

        9. 9.9.9 Cementir Holdings SpA

          $199.00

        10. 9.9.10 Cementos Argos SA

          $82.00

        11. 9.9.11 CEMEX SAB de CV

          $446.00

        12. 9.9.12 China National Building Material Group Corporation

          $198.00

        13. 9.9.13 China Shanshui Cement Group Limited

          $82.00

        14. 9.9.14 Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA

          $235.00

        15. 9.9.15 CRH plc

          $250.00

        16. 9.9.16 Eagle Materials Incorporated

          $82.00

        17. 9.9.17 EUROCEMENT Holding AG

          $82.00

        18. 9.9.18 Fomentos de Construcciones y Contratas SA

          $179.00

        19. 9.9.19 Grasim Industries Limited

          $91.00

        20. 9.9.20 HeidelbergCement AG

          $773.00

        21. 9.9.21 Holcim Limited

          $882.00

        22. 9.9.22 Hyundai Cement Company Limited

          $82.00

        23. 9.9.23 Italcementi SpA

          $346.00

        24. 9.9.24 Lafarge SA

          $936.00

        25. 9.9.25 Lucky Cement Limited

          $82.00

        26. 9.9.26 Mitsubishi Materials Corporation

          $103.00

        27. 9.9.27 Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises Limited

          $82.00

        28. 9.9.28 OYAK Cement Group

          $82.00

        29. 9.9.29 Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited

          $82.00

        30. 9.9.30 PT Semen Gresik Persero TbK

          $82.00

        31. 9.9.31 Saudi Cement Company

          $82.00

        32. 9.9.32 Siam Cement Public Company Limited

          $128.00

        33. 9.9.33 Ssangyong Cement Industrial Company Limited

          $82.00

        34. 9.9.34 Sumitomo Osaka Cement Company Limited

          $82.00

        35. 9.9.35 Taiheiyo Cement Corporation

          $185.00

        36. 9.9.36 Tangshan Jidong Cement Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        37. 9.9.37 Texas Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        38. 9.9.38 Titan Cement Company SA

          $121.00

        39. 9.9.39 Tongyang Cement & Energy Corporation

          $82.00

        40. 9.9.40 Ube Industries Limited

          $82.00

        41. 9.9.41 Vicat Group SA

          $165.00

        42. 9.9.42 Votorantim Participações SA

          $201.00

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