Cement production in Japan in a decline in 1. H 2023

In Japan, in the first half of 2023, the cement production has been in a decline by 13.02% from 26.768 Mta in the 1.H 2022 to 23.248 Mta in 1.H of 2023. This decline is larger than what has been measured in the last few years, when the annual decline has not been higher than -4.3%.