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US market expands in October 2022


US market expands in October 2022

Shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico increased by 8.8 per cent YoY to 10.7Mt in October 2022, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The top five cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Illinois and Ohio. They received 36.5 per cent of October shipments.The leading producing states were Missouri, Texas, California, Michigan and Florida – they accounted for 39.1 per cent of cement produced.

Masonry cement shipments totalled an estimated 226,000t in October 2022 – up 7.6 per cent when compared with those in October 2021. The leading consuming states were Florida, Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and California, which jointly accounted for 61 per cent of total masonry cement offtake in October.

US clinker production saw a 2.8 per cent YoY pick-up to 7.5Mt in October. Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Alabama were the leading clinker-producing states.

Imports of cement and clinker into the USA and Puerto Rico advanced 41.4 per ent YoY to 2.5Mt in October 2022.

January-October 2022
Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the January-October 2022 period advanced 4.6 per cent YoY to 94Mt.

Shipments of masonry cement increased 7.9 per cent YoY to 2.2Mt in the 10M22.

Clinker production for the year to date edged up to 66Mt.

Imports of cement and clinker into the USA and Puerto Rico increased 20.5 per cent to 22.6Mt when compared with the 10M21.

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