Indian cement industryIntroduction to Forecasting demandDr. Jagadeesh RajashekharaiahProfessor, OM
Indian cementindustry
The Indian cement industryhas emerged as the secondlargest market after China,surpassing developed nationslike the USA and...
The demand for cement is closelyrelated to the growth in theconstruction sector.Consequently, cement demand hasbeen postin...
Cement dispatches by majormanufacturers grew by a healthy12.6% year-on-year in January at18.2 million tons. Cementproducti...
"We foresee demand will grow briskly drivenby infrastructure and steady growth in housingconstruction," Chairman N.S. Sekh...
India is the secondlargest cementproducing country inthe world. Cementdemand in the countrygrows at roughly 1.5times the G...
Each years forecast startsfrom a blank computerscreen, so we can factor thecurrent business conditionsand developments int...
Passenger air traffic rose 8percent in 2010, after decliningabout 2 percent in 2009. Thepersistent resilience of air trave...
We have shared theforecast with the publicsince 1964 to helpairlines, suppliers, andthe financial communitymake informed d...
Size NewAirplanesValue($B)Large 820 270TwinAisle7330 1770SingleAisle23370 1950RegionalJets1980 70Total 33500 4060Demand201...
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These slides help to understand the concept of forecasting of demand through an example namely demand for cement in India. This slide show is part of the Production Operations Management Course.

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Cement demand

  1. 1. Indian cement industryIntroduction to Forecasting demandDr. Jagadeesh RajashekharaiahProfessor, OM
  2. 2. Indian cementindustry
  3. 3. The Indian cement industryhas emerged as the secondlargest market after China,surpassing developed nationslike the USA and Japan.
  4. 4. The demand for cement is closelyrelated to the growth in theconstruction sector.Consequently, cement demand hasbeen posting a healthy growth rate ofaround 8 per cent since 1997-98, propelled by the increased thruston infrastructure development, andhigher demand from the housingsector and industrial projects. Thistrend is likely to continue in thecoming years.
  5. 5. Cement dispatches by majormanufacturers grew by a healthy12.6% year-on-year in January at18.2 million tons. Cementproduction too registered a smart12.8% growth. The figures lookeven more impressive against thebackdrop of the massive 23.6million tons of fresh capacityaddition over the past 10 monthsand the price rise affected bycement companies.
  6. 6. "We foresee demand will grow briskly drivenby infrastructure and steady growth in housingconstruction," Chairman N.S. Sekhsaria told anannual shareholders meeting.ACC, Indias No. 2 cement maker, is 46 percent-owned by Swiss cement major Holcim.Demand for cement in India is expected to rise 9-10 percent in 2010, the chairman of ACC said
  7. 7. India is the secondlargest cementproducing country inthe world. Cementdemand in the countrygrows at roughly 1.5times the GDP growthrate.
  8. 8. Each years forecast startsfrom a blank computerscreen, so we can factor thecurrent business conditionsand developments into ouranalysis of the long-termdrivers of air travel.Boeing Aircraft
  9. 9. Passenger air traffic rose 8percent in 2010, after decliningabout 2 percent in 2009. Thepersistent resilience of air travelis expected to sustain 6 percentgrowth in 2011 and keep thegrowth rate at or above thehistorical trend through themiddle of the decade.
  10. 10. We have shared theforecast with the publicsince 1964 to helpairlines, suppliers, andthe financial communitymake informed decisions.Boeing Aircraft
  11. 11. Size NewAirplanesValue($B)Large 820 270TwinAisle7330 1770SingleAisle23370 1950RegionalJets1980 70Total 33500 4060Demand2011 to2030

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