PCA: Global Economy to Stabilize in 2010

July 2009
Rock Products;Jul2009, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p14
The article focuses on a report by the Portland Cement Association which showed that global consumption of cement is forecast to fall by 1.7% in 2009. It was revealed that the approximately 4% growth in cement use in China and India cushioned the global decline since the two countries comprise 58% of the global consumption. An average decrease of almost 16% is expected for cement use in developing countries.


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