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SOURCE Research and Markets
DUBLIN, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bhgsbf/global_concrete) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Concrete and Cement Market - Forecasts to 2017" report to their offering.
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The global concrete and cement market valued US$449.4 billion in 2012. The Asia-Pacific region was the largest regional market and accounted for 58.1% of the global market. The Asia-Pacific concrete and cement market valued US$261.1 billion in 2012, recording a CAGR of 14.78% during the review period, outperforming all other regional markets. China constituted the largest share of the regional market, with a 71.4% share in 2012.
With a value of US$193.9 billion and a 43.2% market share in 2012, Portland cement was the largest category in the global concrete and cement market. Ready-mix concrete was the second-largest category in 2012. In terms of growth, refractory cements, mortars and concretes is expected to be the fastest-growing category in the global concrete and cement market over the forecast period, with a CAGR of 9.62%.
A sharp decline in the demand for Chinese products means that net exports have ceased to be the driving force behind the Chinese economy. Furthermore, debt and investment-fueled economic growth has accelerated the Chinese total debt-to-GDP ratio; development that will force the Chinese to reduce spending on infrastructure and manufacturing capacity.
Key Topics Covered:
1 Executive Summary
2 Concrete and Cement Market Analysis
3 Global Concrete and Cement Market
4 North American Concrete and Cement Market
5 European Concrete and Cement Market
6 Asia-Pacific Concrete and Cement Market
7 Latin American Concrete and Cement Market
8 Middle East Concrete and Cement Market
9 Company Profile: Lafarge SA
10 Company Profile: Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V.
11 Company Profile: China National Materials Co., Ltd
12 Company Profile: Holcim Ltd
13 Company Profile: HeidelbergCement AG
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