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Published Date: 2014-08-26Number of Pages: 78

Portland Cement Market (Application - Residential, Commercial, and Infrastructure) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

Portland cement amounts to 90% of the total cement produced worldwide, which makes it the single most prominent cement type in the market, cement is an essential ingredient in the construction industry, and is used in myriad applications. Portland cement is the basic ingredient used in mortar, concrete, non-specialty grouts and stucco. This type of cement is produced from raw materials such as limestone, clay, and sand. The widespread availability of these raw materials renders affordability to Portland cement, making it one of the cheapest materials used for construction activities. Portland cement is characterized by attributes such as high durability, high dependability, cost-effectiveness, and versatility in a variety of construction applications. Owing to these properties, Portland cement is used for constructing buildings, bridges, tanks, reservoirs, pavements, sidewalks, culverts, masonry units, and water pipes.

In the recent past, these has been an increase in construction activity across the global in the backdrop of global economic recovery. Numerous countries have initiated infrastructure projects fueling the demand in the global Portland cement market, which is projected for a healthy CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period of 2014 - 2020, reaching a valuation of US$332.2 bn by 2020.

Residential Remains Prominent Application Segment

Based on application, the global Portland cement market is segmented into residential, commercial, infrastructure, and others including bricks and farm construction. Residential is the most prominent application segment of Portland cement. Most residential accommodations and buildings are constructed using Portland cement as an essential ingredient. Market demand for Portland cement for the residential segment is driven by emerging economies, especially China and India, wherein residential construction has been growing with increasing urbanization and population. Portland cement is also used for renovation and maintenance activities. In addition, increased urban population in various regions is expected to create demand for better housing, which in turn is expected to boost the demand for Portland cement for residential application across the globe.

Asia Pacific Most Lucrative Regional Market

The global Portland cement market demonstrates growth prospects due to ample score for cement demand across the world. Currently, Asia Pacific serves the maximum demand, and is expected to remain the most lucrative region during the forecast period. This is a reflection of factors such as growth in the number of residential constructions and infrastructure development projects undertake in the region. Increase urbanization in countries such as China and India is expected to offer strong market demand for Portland cement in the next few years. China has allotted around 1.9 billion square meters of flood spare for residential construction in the next few year. Similar construction activities have been planned in countries such as India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. North America is the second most lucrative region, followed by rest of the world, which is gaining from the upcoming world cup 2022 in Qatar.

Some of the key players in the global Portland cement market are Lafarge SA, Heidelberg Cement, Holcim, CNBM, Italcementi, Anhui Conch, and UltraTech Cement Ltd.

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Market segmentation
1.3 Research scope
      1.3.1 Assumptions
1.4 Research methodology
 
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global portland cement market, 2013–2020 (Million Tons) (USD Billion)
2.2 Global portland cement market snapshot, 2013–2020
 
Chapter 3 Portland cement - Industry Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
      3.2.1 Value chain analysis of the global portland cement market
3.3 Market drivers
      3.3.1 Drivers for portland cement market: Impact analysis
      3.3.2 Growing urbanization in BRICS economies leading to increased demand for portland cement
      3.3.3 Major infrastructure development projects in MENA
      3.3.4 Recovering construction sector in developed countries
3.4 Market restraints
      3.4.1 Restraints for portland cement market: Impact analysis
      3.4.2 Stringent environmental regulations may hamper productivity
3.5 Opportunities
      3.5.1 Use of alternative raw materials and energy sources
3.6 Porter’s five forces analysis for portland cement market
      3.6.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
      3.6.2 Bargaining power of buyers
      3.6.3 Threat of new entrants
      3.6.4 Threat from substitutes
      3.6.5 Degree of competition
3.7 Portland cement: Market attractiveness analysis
      3.7.1 Portland cement: Market attractiveness analysis
3.8 Portland cement market: Company market share analysis
      3.8.1 Portland cement market: Company market share analysis, 2013
 
Chapter 4 Portland cement: Application Analysis
4.1 Global Portland cement market: Application overview
      4.1.1 Global portland cement market volume share, by application, 2013 and 2020
4.2 Residential
      4.2.1 Global portland cement market for residential application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
4.3 Commercial
      4.3.1 Global portland cement market for commercial application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
4.4 Infrastructure
      4.4.1 Global portland cement market for infrastructure application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
4.5 Others (including bricks, etc.)
      4.5.1 Global portland cement market for others (including bricks etc.) application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
 
Chapter 5 Portland cement market– Regional Analysis
5.1 Global portland cement market: Regional overview
      5.1.1 Global portland cement market volume share, by region, 2013 and 2020
5.2 North America
      5.2.1 North America portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
      5.2.2 North America portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
5.3 Europe
      5.3.1 Europe portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
      5.3.2 Europe portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
5.4 Asia Pacific
      5.4.1 Asia Pacific portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
      5.4.2 Asia Pacific portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
5.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
      5.5.1 RoW portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
      5.5.2 RoW portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
 
Chapter 6 Company Profiles
6.1 Buzzi Unicem SpA
      6.1.1 Company profile
      6.1.2 Financial overview
      6.1.3 SWOT Analysis
      6.1.4 Business strategy
      6.1.5 Recent developments
6.2 CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.
      6.2.1 Company overview
      6.2.2 Financial overview
      6.2.3 SWOT analysis
      6.2.4 Business strategy
      6.2.5 Recent developments
6.3 Holcim, Ltd.
      6.3.1 Company profile
      6.3.2 Financial overview
      6.3.3 SWOT Analysis
      6.3.4 Business strategy
      6.3.5 Recent developments
6.4 Italcementi SPA.
      6.4.1 Company overview
      6.4.2 Financial overview
      6.4.3 SWOT analysis
      6.4.4 Business strategy
      6.4.5 Recent developments
6.5 UltraTech Cement Limited
      6.5.1 Company overview
      6.5.2 Financial overview
      6.5.4 SWOT analysis
      6.5.5 Business strategy
      6.5.6 Recent developments
6.6 Anhui Conch Cement Co. Ltd.
      6.6.1 Company profile
      6.6.2 Financial overview
      6.6.3 SWOT Analysis
      6.6.4 Business strategy
      6.6.5 Recent developments
6.7 China National Building Material (CNBM)
      6.7.1 Company profile
      6.7.2 Financial overview
      6.7.3 SWOT Analysis
      6.7.4 Business strategy
      6.7.5 Recent developments
6.8 Eurocement Group ZAO
      6.8.1 Company profile
      6.8.2 Financial Overview
      6.8.3 SWOT analysis
      6.8.4 Business strategy
      6.8.5 Recent development
6.9 Heidelberg Cement AG
      6.9.1 Company profile
      6.9.2 Financial overview
      6.9.3 SWOT Analysis
      6.9.4 Business strategy
      6.9.5 Recent developments
6.10 Lafarge SA
      6.10.1 Company profile
      6.10.2 Financial overview
      6.10.3 SWOT Analysis
      6.10.4 Business strategy
      6.10.5 Recent developments

List of Figures 
 
FIG. 1 Global portland cement market segmentation
FIG. 2 Global portland cement market, 2013–2020 (Million Tons) (USD Billion)
FIG. 3 Value chain analysis of the global portland cement market
FIG. 4 Porter’s five forces analysis for portland cement market
FIG. 5 Portland cement: Market attractiveness analysis
FIG. 6 Portland cement market: Company market share analysis, 2013
FIG. 7 Global portland cement market volume share, by application, 2013 and 2020
FIG. 8 Global portland cement market for residential application, 2013–2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 9 Global portland cement market for commercial application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 10 Global portland cement market for infrastructure application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 11 Global portland cement market for others (including bricks, etc.) application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 12 Global portland cement market volume share, by region, 2013 and 2020

List of Tables
 
TABLE 1 Drivers for portland cement market: Impact analysis
TABLE 2 Restraints for portland cement market: Impact analysis
TABLE 3 North America portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
TABLE 4 North America portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 5 Europe portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
TABLE 6 Europe portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 7 Asia Pacific portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
TABLE 8 Asia Pacific portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 9 RoW portland cement market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Million Tons)
TABLE 10 RoW portland cement market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)

The demand for portland cement is mainly prompted by growing construction activities across the globe. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for portland cement. This report by Transparency Market Research analyses, estimates and forecasts the portland cement demand on a global and regional level for a six year period from 2014 to 2020, both in terms of volume and revenue.The study also provides information on restraints, drivers and opportunities along with the impact on the overall market for the forecast period. The report segments the market based on application and region and offers estimates and forecast of the portland cement market for each segment. 
 
The study analyses the product value chain beginning with feed stock material up to end-use. In addition it also evaluates the market based on Porter’s five forces model thatanalyses the degree of competition in the market by considering factors such as the bargaining power of buyersand suppliers, threat from substitute productsand new entrants. The report includes a detailed competitive landscape of the portland cement market including company market share analysis and the profile of key market participants.
 
Inflation is not a part of pricing in the report. Prices of portland cement vary across each region. Considering that different end-users use different types of products, pricing for each application varies according to regions while estimating and forecasting market revenue on the global basis. The regional average price has been considered while breaking down the market by end-application in each region. The market size of the global portland cement market has been presented in terms of both volume as well as revenue. Market volumes are provided in million tons, while market revenue is in USD million. Market numbers are provided based on applications in the context of the global as well as regional market. Market size and forecast for each major application is also provided in the context of the global as well as regional market. Numbers provided in the report are derived based on demand for portland cement from various end-user industries across different regions. All the prices have been considered as FOB prices. All market revenues have been calculated on the basis of sales and consumption trends. All USD exchange rates are as of 2013. Inflation is not a part of pricing; price has been kept constant throughout the forecast period for calculating the market size. To compile the research report, we conducted in-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key industry participants and opinion leaders. Primary research represented the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. We reviewed key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding.
 
The report provides a decisive view on the portland cement market by segmenting the market based on applications. Based on applications, portland cement is segmented into residential, commercial, infrastructure and others (including bricks, farm construction, etc.). All application segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2014 to 2020.
 
The portland cement market is segmented based on geography into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. The demand of each application type of portland cement in terms of both revenue and consumption for each of these regions is forecasted in this report for the period 2014 to 2020.
 
Some of the leading Portland cement manufacturers profiled in this report include Lafarge SA, Holcim, Heidelberg Cement, CNBM, Anhui Conch, Italcementi and UltraTech Cement Ltd among others. These companies are profiled in detail covering features such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis, and recent developments. 
 
Portland Cement Market - Application Segment Analysis
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Infrastructure
  • Others (including cement bricks, farm construction, etc.)
Portland Cement Market - Regional Analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)


 
 
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