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Research and Markets: Cement Market in Nigeria 2015-2019 with Cement Company of Northern Nigeria, Dangote, Lafarge & UniCem Dominating

November 5, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Cement Market in Nigeria 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The cement market in Nigeria to grow at a CAGR of 10.02% in terms of newly installed units over the period 2014-2019.

The report covers the current and future market scenarios of the cement market in the Nigeria for the period 2015-2019. The market size was calculated considering construction spending and demand for cement (in terms of volume) in the country. The report also covers the present scenario of the construction sector and the major upcoming projects in Nigeria. The report gives a detailed analysis of the key vendors operating in the market. In addition, the report covers the major drivers, challenges, and trends influencing market growth.

Nigeria is facing a housing storage with a deficit of more than 17 million housing units as of April 2015. The housing mortgage industry has long been plagued with problems such as high interest rates. However, in 2014, the government launched the Nigeria Mortgage Finance Programme, aimed at providing mortgages to 10,000 first-time home buyers. The plan facilitates repayment tenures of 15-20 years, enabling the middle and low-income population to afford housing. Residential construction activities should increase as a result, thereby propelling the demand for cement.

According to the report, according to estimates by the Cement Manufacturing Association of Nigeria, from 2002-2012, cement manufacturers invested over $4 billion in Nigeria to increase production in the country. This extensive investment will continue, with $2 billion of new plants being commissioned in the next two to three years.

Further, the report states that the architecture of a cement factory involves setting up a grinding plant, a rotary kiln, and a power plant. All of this requires heavy investment.

Key customer segments

  • Commercial customers
  • Non-commercial customers

Key vendors

  • Cement Company of Northern Nigeria
  • Dangote
  • Lafarge
  • UniCem

Other prominent vendors

  • AshakaCem
  • Atlas Cement
  • BUA Cement

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