Russian cement market: current state and development perspectives

The Russian cement industry is actively developing by increasing the production and consumption of cement, in combination with a large-scale modernization. Producers have the necessary reserve capacity to meet the demands of the building industry. By 2020, the country will build new production lines for the production of cement in a total volume of 30-40 Mt to meet the growing demand of the building industry for cement.

1 Introduction

The modern Russian cement industry currently includes 58 cement plants with a total combined capacity of more than 95 Mt. The largest cement companies in the Russian market are the “Euro-cement group”, with a market share of more than 30 %, the Holding Company “Sibirskiy cement” (11 %), “Novoroscement” (more than 8 %). The Russian cement industry is a dynamic field. After the crisis in 2009, a steady increase in the production of cement has been observed (Fig. 1).

During 2012, 61.5 Mt of cement was produced, which was 10.5 % higher than in the previous year. This was the largest...

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