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2017 US Forecast 
Release Dates

May 10
August 30
October 31

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2017 State Forecast
Release Dates

June 19
September 29
January 15, 2018

US Forecast - Spring 2017

PCA has made multiple adjustments, refinements, and new assessments that are incorporated into the final spring forecast.  Collectively, these calibrations result in relatively minor changes in near-term volume and growth projections. Overall, PCA expects cement consumption to reach 3.5% annual growth during 2017-2018.

This forecast contains analysis and tables for the Economic Forecast, Construction Put-in-Place (billions of 2009$), portland cement consumption (metric tons), and the U.S. Cement Consumption Forecast (metric tons) for years 2014-2021. Available in PDF and Excel.

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State Cement and Construction Forecasts

Five-year forecasts for U.S. states. Forecasts of key construction indicators as well as projected residential permit activity, construction spending by sector, and cement consumption. Published three times a year and sold as All States or individual states. A subscription to State Forecasting - All States includes a bonus subscription to the Monitor Outlook Plus suite of reports. Available in Excel. The first of the 2017 State Forecasts series will be released on June 12.  Subsequent releases are scheduled for September 29 and January 15, 2018.  All three releases are included in the price of the State Forecasts.

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Long-Term Cement Consumption Outlook

The Long-Term Report takes a 25-year forward look at the industry. Cement consumption, cement usage, and population trends are discussed and projected in five-year intervals through 2040. Released November 2016. Available as a PDF and Excel.

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World Cement Consumption

Global economic and cement market conditions impact the United States cement industry in a myriad of ways. World growth conditions also influence concrete’s relative price versus steel, asphalt, and lumber - impacting its competitive position. This report provides rough assessments of global economic and cement market conditions that could impact the United States cement industry. Released May 22, 2015. Available as a PDF.

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