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Cement shipments increased in January 2017

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Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in January 2017 were about 5.4 million t, up by 2.9% from sales in January 2016. The leading producing States for portland and blended cement in January 2017 were Texas, California, Florida, Missouri, and Alabama, in descending order. The leading cement-consuming States (Texas, California, Florida, Georgia, and New York, in descending order) received 47% of the January shipments.

Clinker production totaled 4.3 million t in January 2017, down by 17.8% from the output in January 2016. The leading clinker-producing States in January were, in descending order, California, Texas, Florida, Missouri, and Alabama.

Masonry cement shipments of about 183 000 t in January 2017 were up by 15.4% from those in January 2016. The leading masonry-cement-consuming States were, in descending order, Florida, Texas, California, Georgia, and North Carolina; these received about 56% of January’s shipments.

January 2017 imports of cement and clinker of about 675 000 t were 11.8% higher than those in January 2016.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/06042017/cement-shipments-increased-in-january-2017/


 

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