Cement is one of the vital commodity to emerging economies. Today, different types of cement are produced to meet different physical and chemical requirements of specific situations, such as durability and strength. Cement is generally used for mass constructions, such as houses, civil works and industrial estates. During 2014-2018, the global cement market grew at a CAGR of around 6% and is further expected to exhibit a moderate growth during the forecast period. The market is currently being driven by increasing urban population, rising number of residential projects and increasing investments in the construction industry across the globe. This report by Expert Market Research, entitled “Cement Market Report and Forecast 2019-2024”, provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the cement market.
Historical market trends for the global cement industry have been provided from 2014-2018 and forecasts have been presented till 2024. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global cement market into the following countries – China, India and Others. China currently represents the largest market. On the basis of the product type, the global cement market has been segmented as Portland cement, cement clinkers, white Portland cement, aluminous cement and hydraulic cement. For each of the cement type, the report has provided both historical and future market trends. Additionally, the report has segmented the global cement market by end-use industries, namely, residential, infrastructure and others.
The value chain analysis of the cement industry has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the cement industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include CNBM, Lafargeholcim, Anhui Conch Cement, Jidong Development and Heidelberg Cement.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a cement manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the global cement market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for cement?
- What are the major types of cement? Which is the most popular?
- What are the key application areas for cement?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the cement market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a cement manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a cement manufacturing plant?
- How is cement priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a cement manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a cement manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a cement manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants of the cement industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.