India Cement Industry 1H13

Aug, 2013   |   31  Pages   |   Emerging Markets Direct   |   Format : PDF

India: Cement covers the sector overview, sector size, competitive landscape, and environmental scanning for India. It also covers the market trends and outlook, installed capacity, cement production, cement consumption, cement trade, cement prices and realization and industry forecast, plus the profile, comparative matrix and SWOT analysis of the industry leading players: Ambuja Cements Limited, UltraTech Cement Limited and India Cements Limited.


During the last five years, the Indian cement industry has shown resilience even amidst the global financial crisis. It is one of the eight core industries of the Indian economy. As of 2012, India was the second largest producer of cement in the world behind China. There has been a surge in capacity, consumption as well as production of cement during the last five years. However, per capita cement consumption in India is still amongst the lowest in the world. The vast potential that exists in the industry has attracted investors from all round the world. Three of the top four cement producers of the world have an established presence in India.

Indias cement industry witnessed growth even amidst a grim economic situation in the country in FY13. The demand supply gap that existed in the sector has allowed the cement companies to stay profitable. Housing and government spending on infrastructure were the major drivers of growth for the industry. Although the installed capacity has increased in the past few years, the cement companies of India were not able to utilize it to full extent. The industrial slowdown and consequent moderation in demand for cement resulted in a lower capacity utilization for the industry in the last four years. Furthermore, the rising cost of production brought the operating margins of Indian cement companies under pressure at the end of FY13.

However, the long term outlook for Indian cement industry is positive owing to a steady growth in housing and infrastructure development. Domestic consumption is expected to drive growth and expansion in the industry.

1. Industry Profile
1.1 Sector overview
1.2 Sector size
1.3 Competitive landscape
1.4 Environmental scanning
2. Market Trends and Outlook
2.1 Key economic indicators-India
2.2 Installed capacity
2.3 Cement production
2.4 Cement consumption
2.5 Cement trade
2.6 Cement prices and realization
2.7 Industry forecast
3. Leading Players & Comparative Matrix
3.1 Leading players
3.1.1 Ambuja Cements Ltd
3.1.2 UltraTech Cement Ltd
3.1.3 India Cements Ltd
3.2 Comparative matrix
3.3 SWOT analysis

4. Tables & Charts

Table 1: World cement consumption statistics
Table 2: Recommendations of the working group for the growth of cement industry
Table 3: Balance sheet parameters
Table 4: Valuation matrix

Chart 1: Index of industrial production
Chart 2: Breakup of world cement production by countries
Chart 3: Size of the Indian cement industry
Chart 4: PAT margin of Indian cement companies
Chart 5: Market share of cement companies in terms of production
Chart 6: Position of constituent parties in lower house of parliament
Chart 7: Projected investment in infrastructure as a percentage of GDP
Chart 8: Quarterly GDP growth rate-India
Chart 9: Average monthly USD to INR exchange rate
Chart 10: Inflation during FY13-India
Chart 11: Y/Y change in Index of industrial production
Chart 12: GDP by sectors at factor prices
Chart 13: Percentage change over previous year- GDP by Sector
Chart 14: Annual Installed capacity of cement industry
Chart 15: Breakup of installed capacity by company
Chart 16: Total annual cement production
Chart 17: Annual capacity utilization
Chart 18: Total annual cement consumption in India
Chart 19: Annual cement demand as a ratio of installed capacity
Chart 20: Cement consumption by sector
Chart 21: Cement consumption by region
Chart 22: Cement exports from India
Chart 23: Breakup of Indian cement exports by countries
Chart 24: Monthly wholesale price index for limestone
Chart 25: Monthly wholesale price index for gypsum
Chart 26: Monthly wholesale price index for grey cement
Chart 27: Operating margins of major cement companies
Chart 28: Realization of cement producers
Chart 29: Forecast for cement consumption in India
Chart 30: Ambuja Cements-Shareholding
Chart 31: Net sales of ACL and ACC
Chart 32: EBIDTA margins of ACL and ACC
Chart 33: UltraTech Cement-Shareholding
Chart 34: Annual production of UltraTech Cement
Chart 35: Net sales of UltraTech Cement
Chart 36: Profit margins of UltraTech Cement
Chart 37: UltraTech Cement-Shareholding
Chart 38: Annual production of India Cements
Chart 39: Net sales of India Cements
Chart 40: Profit margins of India Cements

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