Cement markets in the BRIC countries and other emerging countries up to 2030

At the moment, all eyes in the cement industry are directed at the emerging countries, because these are practically the only markets showing a growth in cement consumption. But what markets will follow the so-called BRIC countries? This market report presents forecasts for the period up to 2030.

1 Introduction

The BRIC countries Brazil, Russia, India and China lost some of their shine in 2012. Fund managers are now arguing about who has the best proposal regarding the countries that will follow BRIC. Will it be the so-called CIVETS (Columbia, Indonesia, ­Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)? Or maybe the “Next Eleven” with Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, ­Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey, South Africa and   Vietnam? The rating agency Standard & Poors, for example, has created CIVETS60, a share index comprising 60 shares from the six CIVETS countries, in which...

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