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With an annual production capacity of 93 mn tons (FY17) and partial vertical integration, Mexico domiciled Cemex is the third largest global cement producer, behind LafargeHolcim (353 mt) and HeidelbergCement (194 mt). Cemex is the second largest global player (after LafargeHolcim) with 52 mm3 of annual RMC production, and the fourth largest Aggregates producer (147 mn tonnes) behind HeidelbergCement, LafargeHolcim & CRH. Cement (45%) and RMC (39%) account for the majority of FY17 sales, supplemented by Aggregates (16%) which provides diversification & downstream benefits. Cemex has a well diversified sales profile by geography. 28% of FY17 revenues were derived from the US, 25% from Europe, 22% from Mexico, 13% from Latin America and 12% from Asia, Middle East & Africa. There is a higher degree of concentration in FY17 EBITDA terms, with Mexico generating 41%, the US 22%, Europe 13%, Latam 17% and Asia Middle East & Africa 8%. (16 Apr 2018)

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