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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
Portland Cement.....I-3
Blended Cement.....I-3
Special / Other Cements.....I-3
  
   Introduction.....II-1
Table 1: Worldwide Leading Consumers of Cement by Country (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003-2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1
1$350
   Market Overview.....II-2
Emerging Economies for Sustainable Growth.....II-2
1$100
   Developed Economies in Need of a Rebound.....II-3
Portland to Stay Strong, Blended to Make Progress.....II-3
1$100
   Ready-Mix Concrete to Lead Demand.....II-4
Production Dynamics.....II-4
1$100
   Table 2: Worldwide Cement Production by Region (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003-2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5

Table 3: Worldwide Cement Production by Region: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2007 and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
1$350
   Table 4: Worldwide Leading Producers of Cement by Country (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003- 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-61$350
   Table 5: Worldwide Leading Producers of Cement by Country: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2007 and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
Global Cement Capacity.....II-7
1$350
   Table 6: Worldwide Cement Production Capacity (in Million Tonnes): 2003-2012F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
Per Capita Cement Consumption.....II-8
1$350
   Table 7: Per Capita Cement Consumption (in Kgs): 2007.....II-9
Industry Structure.....II-9
The Feisty Five.....II-9
1$350
   Table 8: Global Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Cement Companies including Lafarge, Holcim, Cemex, HeidelbergCement, and Italcementi: 2007 and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10
1$350
   East Asia, the Middle East – The Emerging Production Base.....II-11
Markets Up for Grabs.....II-11
1$100
   Emergence Through Consolidation and Vertical Integration.....II-12
The Drive Towards Energy Efficiency.....II-12
1$100
   Cement Production.....II-131$100
   Capital-Intensive.....II-14
Energy-Intensive.....II-14
Low Labour-Intensive.....II-14
Cement Types.....II-14
1$100
   Portland Cement.....II-15
Portland Cement Standards.....II-15
Portland Cement Types.....II-15
Ordinary Portland Cement.....II-15
Moderate Sulfate Resistance Cement.....II-15
1$100
   Rapid Hardening Cement.....II-16
Low Heat of Hydration Cement.....II-16
High Sulfate Resistance Cement.....II-16
Air-entraining Portland Cement.....II-16
1$100
   Blended Cement.....II-17
Blended Cement Standards.....II-17
1$100
   The European EN 197-1 Specifications for Composite Cements.....II-181$100
   Blended Cement Types.....II-19
Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement.....II-19
Portland Silica Fume Cement.....II-19
Portland Pozzolana Cement.....II-19
1$100
   Portland Flyash Cement.....II-20
Pozzolana Cement.....II-20
Special / Other Cements.....II-20
Masonry Cement.....II-20
Expansive Cements.....II-20
1$100
   High Alumina Cement.....II-21
White Cements.....II-21
Colored Cements.....II-21
Water Proof Cement.....II-21
Eco Cement.....II-21
1$100
   Ready-mix Concrete Producers.....II-22
Concrete Products Producers.....II-22
1$100
   Other Markets.....II-23
1$100
   Residential Building Construction.....II-24
Non-residential Building Construction.....II-24
Non-building Construction.....II-24
1$100
   Pollution.....II-25
Global Warming.....II-25
Cement Sustainability Initiative – A Solution in Sight.....II-25
1$100
   Lafarge Completes Orascom Cement Acquisition.....II-26
ASEC Cement Acquires 35% Stake in Zahana Cement.....II-26
1$100
   Holcim Increases Stake in ACC.....II-27
ACC Acquires Stake in Alcon.....II-27
CPC Acquires Business Assets of IMIX.....II-27
CPC Takes Over SSMC Holding Corp......II-27
Venezuela Acquires Cemex’s Operations.....II-27
1$100
   CPC Takes Over Union Asphalt.....II-28
Eurocement Acquires Minor Stake in Holcim.....II-28
Lafarge Acquires Minority Interest in Meftah Cement Plant.....II-28
Heidelberg Merges Indian Subsidiaries with Mysore Cements.....II-28
1$100
   Titan Group Acquires 50% Stake in Adocim Cimento.....II-29
Votorantim Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Cementos Bνo Bνo.....II-29
Hilal Takes Over Gulf Readymix.....II-29
1$100
   Unicon Completes Acquisition of Kudsk & Dahl.....II-30
Hilal Cement Acquires Kuwait German Readymix.....II-30
China Shuangji Acquires Zhaoyuan Shuangji.....II-30
Ash Grove Cement Completes Holliday Sand Acquisition.....II-30
1$100
   Alexandria Portland Acquires Titan Baton.....II-31
Holcim to Acquire Remaining Stake in ACIL.....II-31
Mitsubishi Acquires Robertson's Ready Mix.....II-31
PJ Corporation Acquires HC Asia Holding.....II-31
Lafarge Acquires Memphis Cement Terminal.....II-31
1$100
   Vicat Group Takes Over Walker Group.....II-32
OCI Acquires Stake in Sangwon Cement.....II-32
1$100
   Vulcan Materials Takes Over Florida Rock Industries.....II-33
ASEC Cement Holding Gains Majority Stake in GRD Cement.....II-33
Rinker Materials Completes Two Acquisitions.....II-33
1$100
   Cemco Acquires Further Stake in Holcim.....II-34
Holcim Acquires Additional Shareholding in Serbian Unit.....II-34
Shuangma Cement to Acquire Stake in Dujiangyan Lafaji.....II-34
1$100
   CRH to Take Over 26% Stake in Yatai Cement.....II-35
Titan Cement Acquires Shareholding in Henan Tianrui.....II-35
Huaxin Cement Concludes Capital Increase to Holcim.....II-35
D.G. Khan Cement to Acquire Pioneer Cement.....II-35
Holcim Spain to Acquire Tarmac Iberia.....II-35
1$100
   RATM to Acquire Mika-Cement.....II-36
Dangote Cement to Acquire Sinoma’s Cement Plants.....II-36
Binani Cement to Acquire an African Cement Company.....II-36
ADAG Plans Acquisitions to Enter Cement Market.....II-36
1$100
   Votorantim Merges with Prairie.....II-37
Holcim Vietnam and Cotec to Merge.....II-37
Jaykaycem to Merge with JK Cement.....II-37
Socam Announces Joint Venture with Lafarge.....II-37
1$100
   Italcementi Enters Joint Venture to Construct Cement Plant .....II-38
Ecocem and ArcelorMittal Sign Agreement for Joint Company.....II-38
Vicat Group Joins Sagar Cements in Joint Venture.....II-38
SAIL and JAL Announce Joint Venture for Cement Production.....II-38
1$100
   Iraq Inks Joint Venture Agreement to Up Cement Capacity.....II-39
Iran and Algeria Ink Agreement to Establish Cement Plant.....II-39
HeidelbergCement, Italcementi Sign Licensing Agreement.....II-39
1$100
   Lafarge and C.B.M.I. Sign Agreement.....II-40
Ciments Franηais and Muhaidib Partner for New Cement Venture.....II-40
Dalian Dongtai Signs Agreement with Xiaoyetian Cement.....II-40
S.M. Wilson Secures Continental Cement Contract.....II-40
1$100
   Sri Lanka to Award Cement Plant Contract to Aditya Birla Group.....II-41
Birla Signs MoU to Set-up Cement Unit.....II-41
Global Investment Enters into an Agreement with Bina Holding.....II-41
FLSmidth Secures Contract for Cement Line.....II-41
1$100
   United Cement Signs Import Contracts.....II-42
JK Lakshmi Cement Establishes 3 RMC Plants in Gujarat.....II-42
Ohorongo Cement Constructs New Cement Plant.....II-42
ACC to Scale-Up RMC Business.....II-42
1$100
   Holcim Hungaria to Construct Cement Facility.....II-43
Asia Cement Commences Cement Plant Construction.....II-43
Lafarge to Expand Business in Syria.....II-43
Derba Midroc Commences Cement Production.....II-43
Lafarge to Expand Indian Cement Production Capacity.....II-43
India Cements to Augment Capacity.....II-43
1$100
   Lafarge to Commerce Operations at Indian Plant.....II-44
Binani Cement to Double Capacity.....II-44
Prakash Industries Announces New Cement Plant in India.....II-44
Votorantim Builds New Production Line.....II-44
1$100
   Cimpor Cimentos to Build New Cement Plant.....II-45
SCG Cement Inaugurates New Cement Plant in Cambodia.....II-45
New Cement Factory Planned in Yemen.....II-45
Holcim Romania Commissions New Kiln Line.....II-45
Cementos Yura to Step Up Cement Production Capacity.....II-45
1$100
   Huarun Cement Begins First Phase Construction.....II-46
New Cement Plant Proposed for Athi River.....II-46
Holcim to Expand Cement Plant in Boyaca Department.....II-46
Votorantim Cimentos to Expand Brazilian Cement Distribution Operations.....II-46
1$100
   Indocement and SG Plan to Increase Cement Production.....II-47
Ispat to Establish New Cement Plant.....II-47
Bastas Cimento Adds New Production Line.....II-47
Deccan Cements Announces Capacity Expansion Underway.....II-47
1$100
   Binani Cement Expands Production Capacity in China.....II-48
Orient Paper to Expand Cement Business.....II-48
JSW Cement to Expand Cement Business.....II-48
1$100
   Semen Bosowa to Increase Cement Production Capacity.....II-49
Dalmia Cement to Expand Production Capacity.....II-49
Binani Cement to Set up International Subsidiary.....II-49
Cessa to Augment Cement Production Capacity.....II-49
1$100
   An Phu Cement to Build a Cement Plant.....II-50
Schwenk Group to Set up Cement Plant in Namibia.....II-50
Star Cement Announces Cement Capacity Expansion.....II-50
Sephaku Cement and Dangote Cement to Build Cement Plant in South Africa.....II-50
The 1st Lao Cement Plant to Enhance Cement Production Capacity.....II-50
1$100
   Binani and Mysore Cements to Set Up Two Cement Projects.....II-51
Cimentos de Portugal to Undertake Capacity Expansion.....II-51
JSW to Build Cement Plant in West Bengal.....II-51
1$100
   Jaypee Group Launches Sixth Cement Plant in Haryana.....II-52
Vicat Group and Kazkommerts Break Ground for New Cement Plant.....II-52
Binani Cement Adds New Grinding Unit.....II-52
Vicat Commissions New Kiln in Egypt.....II-52
1$100
   New Cement Plant Proposed in Dhamar Province in Yemen.....II-53
BBMG to Raise Funds Through Initial Public Offering.....II-53
Votorantim Cement Opens New Distribution Center.....II-53
Cemex to Sell Subsidiaries.....II-53
Cemex Plans Select Assets Divestment.....II-53
1$100
   Pretoria Portland Divests Stake in Company.....II-54
Grasim Divests Stake in Shree Digvijay Cement.....II-54
Lafarge Divests Stake in Lafarge Titan to Titan.....II-54
1$100
   Italcementi to Sell Assets to Sibirskiy.....II-55
Strabag to Withdraw from Cement Joint Venture.....II-55
HeidelbergCement Acquires Hanson.....II-55
1$100
   Holcim Acquires St. Lawrence Cement.....II-56
Italcementi Acquires the Entire Fuping Cement.....II-56
Suez Cement Ups Stake in Hilal Cement.....II-56
Cimpor Acquires Majority Stake in Cementos Otorongo.....II-56
CRH Acquires Harbin Sanling Cement Plant in China.....II-56
1$100
   JK Cement Acquires Nihon Nirman.....II-57
CMS Cement Acquires Sarawak Clinker.....II-57
Mitica Acquires Minority Stake in Titan Cement.....II-57
CRH Completes Cementbouw Acquisition.....II-57
1$100
   Hydra Properties Acquires Minority Stake in RAK Cement.....II-58
Binani Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Chinese Plant.....II-58
Cemex Acquires Rinker.....II-58
CRH Acquires Stake in Denizli Cement and Paver Systems.....II-58
1$100
   Granite Construction Takes Over Raisch Products.....II-59
Interbeton to Acquire Domiki Beton.....II-59
India Cements and Visaka Cement Complete Merger.....II-59
Aalborg Portland Group Forms Joint Venture with BMT.....II-59
SAIL and Jaiprakash Associates Form Joint Venture.....II-59
1$100
   OCI and Khayyat Group Announce Joint Venture.....II-60
Strabag to Form Joint Venture with BaselCement.....II-60
1$100
   Binani to Establish Cement Joint Venture with Nalco.....II-61
Lafarge Yunnan Government and Sign Cooperation Agreement.....II-61
Titan Subsidiary Signs Turnkey Contract for New Cement Plant.....II-61
ACC Enters into Agreement with Shiva Cement.....II-61
1$100
   UNICEM to Commence Cement Production.....II-62
JSW Group to Enter into Cement Production.....II-62
Union Cement and Gulf Cement Complete Capacity Expansion.....II-62
1$100
   Lafarge Shui On Announces New Production Line Inauguration.....II-63
CEMEX Undertakes Expansion of Bayano Plant.....II-63
CEMEX to Establish New Plant in Arizona.....II-63
1$100
   Votorantim to Set Up New Cement Factory.....II-64
Cemex Divests U.S. Assets to CRH.....II-64
Taiheiyo Cement to Liquidate Kashima Remicon Group Companies.....II-64
Gujarat Ambuja Divests Minority Stake in Ambuja Cement.....II-64
Vietnam Machinery Company Constructs Cement Factory.....II-64
1$100
   Portland Launches Expansion Project to Double Cement Production Capacity.....II-65
Nghi Son to Build Cement Distribution Terminal.....II-65
Ambuja Cement to Double Capacity of Solan Plant.....II-65
Binani Cement Starts Production at Grinding Unit.....II-65
Ash Grove Cement Begins Construction of New Plant in Arkansas.....II-65
1$100
   Burnpur Cement to Expand Capacity and Product Portfolio.....II-66
ASEC to Set Up Grey Cement Unit in Egypt.....II-66
Aditya Birla Group to Expand Cement Production Capacity.....II-66
Suez Cement Group Expands Operations in Ready-mix Concrete.....II-66
1$100
   JK Lakshmi to Expand Cement and Ready-Mix Concrete Business.....II-67
Nghi Son to Build Second Production Line for Cement Plant.....II-67
PPC to Expand Gaborone Facilities.....II-67
Lehigh Cement to Expand and Modernize Cement Plant.....II-67
1$100
   OCI Announces Construction of Greenfield Cement Plant.....II-68
OCI Establishes New Cement Plant.....II-68
1$100
   HeidelbergCement Brings New Cement Plant On Stream in China.....II-69
Votorantim Announces Brazilian Plant Expansion Program.....II-69
PPC to Expand and Upgrade Inland Cement Milling Project.....II-69
1$100
   CEMEX to Build Cement Manufacturing Plant in Arizona.....II-70
HeidelbergCement to Divest Cement Companies to Damnaz Cement.....II-70
1$100
   Taiheiyo Cement Introduces Grand Premium Cement.....II-71
Derba Midroc Introduces Dejen Cement.....II-71
CEMEX Expands Cement Portfolio with Two New Products.....II-71
Orient Cement Introduces Birla Excel.....II-71
1$100
   Aditya Birla Group (India).....II-72
Buzzi Unicem SpA (Italy).....II-72
1$100
   Table 9: Buzzi Unicem Cement Manufacturing Plants and Cement Manufacturing Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-73
CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico).....II-73
1$350
   Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA. (Portugal).....II-74
CRH (Ireland).....II-74
HeidelbergCement AG (Germany).....II-74
Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland).....II-74
1$100
   Italcementi S.P.A (Italy).....II-75
Lafarge North America, Inc. (US).....II-75
Lafarge S.A. (France).....II-75
1$100
   Orascom Cement (Egypt).....II-761$100
   Siam Cement Public Company Limited (Thailand).....II-77
St. Lawrence Cement Group (Canada).....II-77
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co. Ltd. (Japan).....II-77
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation (Japan).....II-77
1$100
   Votorantim Cimentos Ltda. (Brazil).....II-78
1$100
   Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-791$350
   Table 11: World 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-801$350
   Table 12: World Historic Review Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-811$350
   Cement Demand by Cement Type.....II-82
Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Portland Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-82
1$350
   Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Portland Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-831$350
   Table 15: World Historic Review Analysis for Portland Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-841$350
   Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blended Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-851$350
   Table 17: World 10-Year Perspective for Blended Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-861$350
   Table 18: World Historic Review Analysis for Blended Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-871$350
   Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-881$350
   Table 20: World 10-Year Perspective for Special / Other Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-891$350
   Table 21: World Historic Review Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-901$350
   Cement Demand by End-use Sector.....II-91
Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Demand in Residential Sector by Select Geographic Markets – China, India, US, Italy, France, Germany, South Africa Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-91

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Demand in Non-Residential Sector by Select Geographic Markets – China, India, US, Italy, France, Germany, South Africa Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-91
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   Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Demand in Non-Building Sector by Select Geographic Markets – China, India, US, Italy, France, Germany, South Africa Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-921$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Industry Overview.....III-1
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   Market Overview.....III-2
Market Outlook.....III-2
1$75
   Residential Construction the Worst Hit.....III-3
Non-residential and Non-building Construction Suffers.....III-3
Construction Starts Slow Cement Demand.....III-3
1$75
   Table 25: US Construction Starts (in US$ billion): 2006-2009E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-4
The Price Factor.....III-4
Capacity Expansions to Sustain Long-term Growth.....III-4
1$200
   A Key Import Market.....III-5
Cement Trade.....III-5
Table 26: US Cement Trade Statistics (in '000 metric tons): 2006, 2007, and 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-5
1$200
   Table 27: US Hydraulic Cement Imports by Ten Leading Countries of Origin: Jan-Sep 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61$200
   Table 28: US White Cement Imports by Leading Countries of Origin: Jan-Sep 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-71$200
   Table 29: US Cement Imports by Ten Leading Countries of Origin (in US$ '000): 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-81$200
   Table 30: US Cement Exports by Ten Leading Countries of Destination (in US$ '000): 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
Escalating Energy Costs Worries Cement Makers.....III-9
Cement Industry Concerns.....III-9
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   Leading Cement Makers.....III-10
Key Players.....III-10
Buzzi Unicem USA.....III-10
ESSROC Cement Corporation.....III-10
Lafarge North America, Inc......III-10
Texas Industries Inc......III-10
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-11
CPC Acquires Business Assets of IMIX.....III-11
CPC Takes Over SSMC Holding Corp......III-11
CPC Takes Over Union Asphalt.....III-11
Votorantim Merges with Prairie.....III-11
1$75
   Vulcan Materials Company Takes Over Florida Rock Industries.....III-12
Rinker Materials Completes Two Acquisitions.....III-12
1$75
   Ash Grove Cement Completes Holliday Sand Acquisition.....III-13
Mitsubishi Acquires Robertson's Ready Mix.....III-13
Lafarge Acquires Memphis Cement Terminal.....III-13
1$75
   Vicat Group Takes Over Walker Group.....III-14
S.M. Wilson Secures Continental Cement Contract.....III-14
1$75
   Granite Construction Takes Over Raisch Products.....III-15
Ash Grove Cement Begins Construction of New Plant in Arkansas.....III-15
CEMEX to Establish New Plant in Arizona.....III-15
Lehigh Cement to Expand and Modernize Cement Plant.....III-15
1$75
   CEMEX to Build Cement Manufacturing Plant in Arizona.....III-16
Cemex Divests U.S. Assets to CRH.....III-16
B. Market Analytics.....III-16
Table 31: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16
1$200
   Table 32: US 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17

Table 33: US Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
1$200
   Table 34: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18

Table 35: US 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-19
Industry Overview.....III-19
Market Overview.....III-19
Exports and Imports.....III-19
1$75
   Table 36: Canadian Cement Exports by Leading Countries of Destination (in US$ million): 2003-2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20

Table 37: Canadian Cement Imports by Leading Countries of Origin (in US$ ‘000): 2003-2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$200
   Canadian Exports Face Threat from Emerging Asian Markets.....III-21
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-21
Holcim Acquires St. Lawrence Cement.....III-21
B. Market Analytics.....III-21
Table 38: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
1$200
   Table 39: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22

Table 40: Canadian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
Market Overview.....III-23
Industry Overview.....III-23
Trade.....III-23
1$75
   Table 41: Japanese Cement Exports by Country of Destination (in ‘000 tonnes): 2006 and 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
Key Players.....III-24
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co. Ltd......III-24
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation.....III-24
1$200
   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-25
Taiheiyo Cement to Liquidate Kashima Remicon Group Companies.....III-25
B. Market Analytics.....III-25
Table 42: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
1$200
   Table 43: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26

Table 44: Japanese Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-27
Market Overview.....III-27
Table 45: European Cement Production by Leading Cement Producing Countries (in ‘000 tonnes): 2003 – 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$200
   Table 46: Per Capita Cement Consumption: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
Key Players.....III-28
Buzzi Unicem SpA (Italy).....III-28
1$200
   Table 47: Buzzi Unicem Cement Manufacturing Plants and Cement Manufacturing Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29
Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA. (Portugal).....III-29
CRH (Ireland).....III-29
1$200
   HeidelbergCement AG (Germany).....III-30
Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland).....III-30
Italcementi S.P.A (Italy).....III-30
1$75
   Lafarge S.A. (France).....III-31
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-31
Eurocement Acquires Minor Stake in Holcim.....III-31
1$75
   Titan Group Acquires 50% Stake in Adocim Cimento.....III-32
Holcim Hungaria to Construct Cement Facility.....III-32
Holcim Romania Commissions New Kiln Line.....III-32
Vicat Group and Kazkommerts Break Ground for New Cement Plant.....III-32
1$75
   Bastas Cimento Adds New Production Line.....III-33
Ecocem and ArcelorMittal Sign Agreement for Joint Company.....III-33
Strabag to Withdraw from Cement Joint Venture.....III-33
Italcementi to Sell Assets to Sibirskiy.....III-33
1$75
   HeidelbergCement Acquires Hanson.....III-34
Interbeton to Acquire Domiki Beton.....III-34
Mitica Acquires Minority Stake in Titan Cement.....III-34
CRH Completes Cementbouw Acquisition.....III-34
Titan Subsidiary Signs Turnkey Contract for New Cement Plant.....III-34
1$75
   Strabag to Form Joint Venture with BaselCement.....III-35
B. Market Analytics.....III-35
Table 48: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$200
   Table 49: European 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-361$200
   Table 50: European Historic Review for Cement by Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   Table 51: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38

Table 52: European 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$200
   Table 53: European Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-40
Market Overview.....III-40
B. Market Analytics.....III-40
Table 54: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   Table 55: French 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41

Table 56: French Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41
1$200
   Table 57: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42

Table 58: French 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-43
Market Overview.....III-43
Trade.....III-43
1$75
   Table 59: German Cement Imports by Leading Country of Origin (in '000 tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-441$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-45
Table 60: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45

Table 61: German 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   Table 62: German Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-461$200
   Table 63: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47

Table 64: German 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Market Overview.....III-48
B. Market Analytics.....III-48
Table 65: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$200
   Table 66: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-49

Table 67: Italian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-49
1$200
   Table 68: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50

Table 69: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-51
Market Overview.....III-51
B. Market Analytics.....III-51
Table 70: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-51
1$200
   Table 71: UK 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52

Table 72: UK Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-53
Market Overview.....III-53
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-54
Table 73: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-54

Table 74: Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-54
1$200
   Table 75: Spanish Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/ Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-55
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-56
Industry Overview.....III-56
Market Overview.....III-56
Market Outlook.....III-56
1$75
   Construction Industry Boom.....III-57
Capacity Expansion Underway.....III-57
1$75
   Table 76: Concentration of Cement Production Capacity Between EuroCement, Itera/BazEl, Inteko, Lafarge, HeidelbergCement, Dyckerhoff, and Others: 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
Import Duty Cut Creates Stir.....III-58
Turkish Suppliers Flood Russian Market.....III-58
1$200
   Table 77: Russian Cement Imports (in ‘000 tonnes): 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-59
B. Market Analytics.....III-59
Table 78: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-59
1$200
   Table 79: Russian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60

Table 80: Russian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/ Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-61
Turkish Cement Demand Slows Down.....III-61
Turkey Plans Cement Exports to Beat Domestic Slowdown.....III-61
1$75
   Table 81: Turkish Cement Exports by Country of Destination including Iraq, Russia, Syria, Spain, Italy, France, Israel, US and Albania (in ’000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
B. Market Analytics.....III-62
Table 82: Turkish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement Market with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
1$200
   Table 83: Turkish Historic Review for Cement Market with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-64
Market Overview.....III-64
Romania to Build New Capacity.....III-64
Belarus to Focus on Expanding Cement Production.....III-64
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-65
Table 84: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65

Table 85: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65
1$200
   Table 86: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-66
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-67
Table 87: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67
1$200
   Table 88: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68

Table 89: Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68
1$200
   Table 90: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Portland Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-69

Table 91: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Portland Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-69
1$200
   Table 92: Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Portland Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-701$200
   Table 93: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blended Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-71

Table 94: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Blended Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-71
1$200
   Table 95: Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Blended Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-721$200
   Table 96: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73

Table 97: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Special / Other Cement by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73
1$200
   Table 98: Asia-Pacific Historic Review Analysis for Special / Other Cement by Region – China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-74
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-75
Market Overview.....III-75
1$75
   Demand Drivers.....III-76
Production Dynamics.....III-76
1$75
   Table 99: Chinese Cement Production Statistics (in ’000 tonnes): 2003 to 2008E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-77
Competitive Landscape.....III-77
1$200
   Table 100: China Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Cement Companies including Anhui Conch Cement, China Shanshui Cement, China National Building Material, Holcim, Tangshan Jidong Cement, and Others: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-78
Government Ban Benefits Ready-mix Concrete Market.....III-78
Investment and Price Increases Keep Industry Growth Optimistic.....III-78
Obsolete Capacity Elimination to Drive Industry Consolidation.....III-78
1$200
   Cement Exports Sink.....III-79
Table 101: China’s Cement Exports (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-79
1$200
   Industry Concentration On the Horizon.....III-80
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-80
China Shuangji Acquires Zhaoyuan Shuangji.....III-80
Shuangma Cement to Acquire Stake in Dujiangyan Lafaji.....III-80
CRH to Take Over 26% Stake in Yatai Cement.....III-80
1$75
   Lafarge and C.B.M.I. Sign Agreement.....III-81
Socam Announces Joint Venture with Lafarge.....III-81
Huarun Cement Begins First Phase Construction.....III-81
Dalian Dongtai Signs Agreement with Xiaoyetian Cement.....III-81
1$75
   BBMG to Raise Funds Through Initial Public Offering.....III-82
Binani Cement Expands Production Capacity in China.....III-82
Huaxin Cement Concludes Capital Increase to Holcim.....III-82
Italcementi Acquires the Entire Fuping Cement.....III-82
Binani Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Chinese Plant.....III-82
1$75
   CRH Acquires Harbin Sanling Cement Plant in China.....III-83
Lafarge Yunnan Government and Sign Cooperation Agreement.....III-83
Lafarge Shui On Announces New Production Line Inauguration.....III-83
HeidelbergCement Brings New Cement Plant On Stream in China.....III-83
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-84
Table 102: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84
1$200
   Table 103: Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-85

Table 104: Chinese Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-85
1$200
   Table 105: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-86

Table 106: Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-86
1$200
   Table 107: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-87

Table 108: Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Markets – Percentage Breakdown of Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Annual Demand for Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-87
1$200
   Table 109: Chinese Historic Review for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-88
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-89
Industry Overview.....III-89
Market Overview.....III-89
1$75
   Market Outlook: Short-term.....III-901$75
   Market Outlook: Long-term.....III-91
Heading Towards an Uncertain Future.....III-91
Cement Industry M&A Valuation to Dip.....III-91
1$75
   Mini Cement Plants Spell Success.....III-92
Investors Keen to Explore Limestone Reserves.....III-92
The Mini-Cement Industry.....III-92
1$75
   International Cement Players Eye Indian Pie.....III-93
2007 - A Year of M&As.....III-93
1$75
   Government Backs Infrastructure, Drives Cement Growth.....III-94
Major Capacity Expansions On the Horizon.....III-94
1$75
   Table 110: Capacity Additions by Select Cement Makers (in million tonnes): FY2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-95
Market Leaders Space Encroached Upon.....III-95
1$200
   Escalating Production Costs Pressurize Margins.....III-96
Capacity Utilization Cutbacks – The Need of the Hour.....III-96
Indian Government Bans Cement Exports.....III-96
Cement Exports Ban to Affect Imports.....III-96
1$75
   Growing Demand Squeezes Exports.....III-97
Industry Fears Impending Price Decline.....III-97
Capacity Expansions Face Challenge.....III-97
1$75
   A Fragmented Marketplace.....III-98
Table 111: Indian Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Holcim (ACC and Ambuja Cement), Birla Group (Grasim and UltraTech), India Cements, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-98
Installed Capacity.....III-98
1$200
   Table 112: Indian Cement Installed Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes): 2007 to 2010F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-99

Table 113: Indian Cement Production Capacity Concentration: FY2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-99
1$200
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-100
Holcim Increases Stake in ACC.....III-100
ACC Acquires Stake in Alcon.....III-100
Heidelberg Merges Indian Subsidiaries with Mysore Cements.....III-100
Holcim to Acquire Remaining Stake in ACIL.....III-100
1$75
   ADAG Plans Acquisitions to Enter Cement Market.....III-101
Jaykaycem to Merge with JK Cement.....III-101
JSW to Build Cement Plant in West Bengal.....III-101
JK Lakshmi Cement Establishes 3 RMC Plants in Gujarat.....III-101
1$75
   FLSmidth Secures Contract for Cement Line.....III-102
Lafarge to Expand Indian Cement Production Capacity.....III-102
India Cements to Augment Capacity.....III-102
Lafarge to Commerce Operations at Indian Plant.....III-102
Binani Cement to Double Capacity.....III-102
1$75
   Prakash Industries’ New Cement Plant in Chhattisgarh.....III-103
Ispat to Establish New Cement Plant.....III-103
Dalmia Cement to Expand Production Capacity.....III-103
Binani Cement to Set up International Subsidiary.....III-103
1$75
   Birla Signs MoU to Set-up Cement Unit.....III-104
Binani and Mysore Cements to Set Up Two Cement Projects.....III-104
1$75
   SAIL Joins JAL in a Joint Venture for Cement Production.....III-105
Jaypee Group Launches Sixth Cement Plant in Haryana.....III-105
Binani Cement Adds New Grinding Unit.....III-105
Vicat Group Joins Sagar Cements in Joint Venture.....III-105
ACC to Scale-Up RMC Business.....III-105
1$75
   Deccan Cements Announces Capacity Expansion Underway.....III-106
Orient Paper to Expand Cement Business.....III-106
JSW Cement to Expand Cement Business.....III-106
1$75
   Grasim Divests Stake in Shree Digvijay Cement.....III-107
India Cements and Visaka Cement Complete Merger.....III-107
Gujarat Ambuja Divests Minority Stake in Ambuja Cement.....III-107
1$75
   JK Cement Acquires Nihon Nirman.....III-108
Binani to Establish Cement Joint Venture with Nalco.....III-108
Ambuja Cement to Double Capacity of Solan Plant.....III-108
Binani Cement Starts Production at Grinding Unit.....III-108
Burnpur Cement to Expand Capacity and Product Portfolio.....III-108
1$75
   Aditya Birla Group to Expand Cement Production Capacity.....III-109
JK Lakshmi to Expand Cement and Ready-Mix Concrete Business.....III-109
JSW Group to Enter into Cement Production.....III-109
1$75
   ACC Enters into Agreement with Shiva Cement.....III-110
SAIL and Jaiprakash Associates Form Joint Venture.....III-110
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-111
Table 114: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111

Table 115: Indian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111
1$200
   Table 116: Indian Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1121$200
   Table 117: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-use Sectors – Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-113

Table 118: Indian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-Residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-113
1$200
   Table 119: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-114

Table 120: Indian 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Markets – Percentage Breakdown of Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Annual Demand for Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-114
1$200
   Table 121: Indian Historic Review for Cement by Market – Ready-mix Concrete Producers, Construction Contractors, Concrete Products Producers, Consumer, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-115
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-116
Table 122: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-116
1$200
   Table 123: South Korean 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-117

Table 124: South Korean Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-117
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-118
Australia.....III-118
Market Overview.....III-118
Indonesia.....III-118
Market Overview.....III-118
Industry Set for Expansion.....III-118
1$75
   Competition.....III-119
Table 125: Indonesia Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Cement Companies including Semen Gresik, Indocement, Holcim Indonesia, and Others: 2007 and 2008 (H1) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-119
1$200
   Table 126: Cement Production Capacity (in ‘000 tonnes) by Company: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-120
Vietnam.....III-120
Market Overview.....III-120
1$200
   Pakistan.....III-121
Market Overview.....III-121
Pakistan Eyes Export Markets.....III-121
Capacity Set for Major Expansion.....III-121
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-122
D.G. Khan Cement to Acquire Pioneer Cement.....III-122
OCI Acquires Stake in Sangwon Cement.....III-122
Asia Cement Commences Cement Plant Construction.....III-122
Cemco Acquires Further Stake in Holcim.....III-122
1$75
   Holcim Vietnam and Cotec to Merge.....III-123
SCG Cement Inaugurates New Cement Plant in Cambodia.....III-123
Indocement and SG Plan to Increase Cement Production.....III-123
Semen Bosowa to Increase Cement Production Capacity.....III-123
1$75
   An Phu Cement to Build a Cement Plant.....III-124
Sri Lanka to Award Cement Plant Contract to Aditya Birla Group.....III-124
Aalborg Portland Group Forms Joint Venture with BMT.....III-124
Vietnam Machinery Company Constructs Cement Factory.....III-124
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-125
Table 127: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-125

Table 128: Rest of Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-125
1$200
   Table 129: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-126
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-127
Mexican Cement Consumption Increases.....III-127
Brazil to Up Cement Capacity.....III-127
Peru Cement Industry Set to Expand.....III-127
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   Key Players.....III-128
CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico).....III-128
Votorantim Cimentos Ltda. (Brazil).....III-128
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-128
Venezuelan Government Acquires Cemex’s Operations.....III-128
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   Votorantim Cement Acquires Minority Stake in Cementos Bνo Bνo.....III-129
Votorantim Builds New Production Line.....III-129
Holcim to Expand Cement Plant in Boyaca Department.....III-129
Votorantim Cimentos to Expand Brazilian Cement Distribution Operations.....III-129
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   Cessa to Augment Cement Production Capacity.....III-130
Cemex Plans Select Assets Divestment.....III-130
Cementos Yura to Step Up Cement Production Capacity.....III-130
Cimpor Acquires Majority Stake in Cementos Otorongo.....III-130
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   CEMEX Undertakes Expansion of Bayano Plant.....III-131
Votorantim to Set Up New Cement Factory.....III-131
Votorantim Announces Brazilian Plant Expansion Program.....III-131
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-132
Table 130: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-132

Table 131: Latin America 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-132
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   Table 132: Latin America Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-133
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-134
Market Overview.....III-134
Iran Cement Market.....III-134
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   Saudi Arabia Cement Market.....III-135
Saudi Arabia: Expansive Capacity Expansions.....III-135
Table 133: Saudi Arabian Proposed New Capacity Additions (in ‘000 tonnes per annum).....III-135
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   UAE Cement Market.....III-136
UAE to Double Cement Capacity by 2011.....III-136
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   Table 134: UAE Cement Capacity Expansions (in ‘000 tonnes): 2008E and 2011P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1371$200
   UAE Cement Imports.....III-138
Table 135: UAE Cement Imports – Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Country of Origin including China, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Others: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-138
GCC Heading Towards Surplus Capacity.....III-138
GCC Pricing Scenario.....III-138
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   Competitive Scenario.....III-139
Table 136: Saudi Arabian Cement Market – Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume of Cement Production and Sales for Saudi Cement, Yamama Cement, Yanbu Cement, Southern Cement, Eastern Cement, Qassim Cement, Arabian Cement, and Tabuk Cement: 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-139
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   Dubai Cement Market.....III-140
Iraq Cement Market.....III-140
Egypt: An Emerging Cement Market.....III-140
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   South Africa Cement Market.....III-141
Residential Construction Drives Cement Demand.....III-141
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-141
Lafarge Completes Orascom Cement Acquisition.....III-141
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   ASEC Cement Acquires 35% Stake in Zahana Cement.....III-142
Lafarge Acquires Minority Interest in Meftah Cement Plant.....III-142
1$75
   Hilal Takes Over Gulf Readymix.....III-143
Hilal Cement Acquires Kuwait German Readymix.....III-143
Alexandria Portland Acquires Titan Baton.....III-143
ASEC Cement Holding Gains Majority Stake in GRD Cement.....III-143
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   Holcim Spain to Acquire Tarmac Iberia.....III-144
RATM to Acquire Mika-Cement.....III-144
Binani Cement to Acquire an African Cement Company.....III-144
Dangote Cement to Acquire Sinoma’s Cement Plants.....III-144
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   Italcementi Enters Joint Venture to Construct Cement Plant.....III-145
Ciments Franηais and Muhaidib Partner for New Cement Venture.....III-145
Iran and Algeria Ink Agreement to Establish Cement Plant.....III-145
Iraq Inks Joint Venture Agreement to Up Cement Capacity.....III-145
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   Global Investment Enters into an Agreement with Bina Holding.....III-146
Sephaku Cement and Dangote Cement to Build Cement Plant in South Africa.....III-146
Vicat Commissions New Kiln in Egypt.....III-146
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   Lafarge to Expand Business in Syria.....III-147
Schwenk Group to Set up Cement Plant in Namibia.....III-147
New Cement Factory Planned in Yemen.....III-147
New Cement Plant Proposed for Athi River.....III-147
Cimentos de Portugal to Undertake Capacity Expansion.....III-147
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   New Cement Plant Proposed in Dhamar Province in Yemen.....III-148
Star Cement Announces Cement Capacity Expansion.....III-148
OCI Announces Construction of Greenfield Cement Plant.....III-148
OCI Establishes New Cement Plant.....III-148
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   Pretoria Portland Divests Stake in Company.....III-149
Lafarge Divests Stake in Lafarge Titan to Titan.....III-149
Suez Cement Ups Stake in Hilal Cement.....III-149
Hydra Properties Acquires Minority Stake in RAK Cement.....III-149
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   CRH Acquires Stake in Denizli Cement and Paver Systems.....III-150
OCI and Khayyat Group Announce Joint Venture.....III-150
Union Cement and Gulf Cement Complete Capacity Expansion.....III-150
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   UNICEM to Commence Cement Production.....III-151
PPC to Expand and Upgrade Inland Cement Milling Project.....III-151
Portland Launches Expansion Project to Double Cement Production Capacity.....III-151
1$75
   ASEC to Set Up Grey Cement Unit in Egypt.....III-152
PPC to Expand Gaborone Facilities.....III-152
HeidelbergCement to Divest Cement Companies to Damnaz Cement.....III-152
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-153
Table 137: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-153

Table 138: Middle East & Africa 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Geographic Region – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-153
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   Table 139: Middle East & Africa Historic Review Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Rest of Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1541$200
   Table 140: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-155

Table 141: Middle East & Africa 10-Year Perspective for Cement by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-155
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   Table 142: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Cement by Product Segment – Portland Cement, Blended Cement, and Special/Other Cement Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1561$200
   Table 143: South Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by End-Use Sector – Residential Building, Non-residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Tonnes for Years 2006 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-157

Table 144: South Africa 10-Year Perspective for Cement by End-Use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Residential Building, Non-residential Building, and Non-building Construction Markets for 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-157
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