Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in March 2020 were 7.7 million metric tons (Mt), an increase of 5.1% from shipments in March 2019, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through March totaled 21.0 Mt, an increase of 8.0% from those for the same period in 2019. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in March 2020 were, in descending order, Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. 

The leading cement-consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina) received 45% of March shipments.

Masonry cement shipments totaled 202,000 metric tons (t) in March 2020, a slight increase from those in March 2019. Shipments for the year through March totaled 555,000 t, essentially unchanged from those for the same period in 2019. The leading masonry cement-consuming states in March 2020 were, in descending order, Florida, Texas, North Carolina, California and Georgia; these states received 58% of March shipments.

Clinker production, excluding Puerto Rico, totaled 6.0 Mt in March 2020, an increase of 3.2% from production in March 2019. Production for the year through March totaled 16.6 Mt, an increase of 6.0% from the same period in 2019. The leading clinker-producing states in March 2020 were, in descending order, Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Pennsylvania; these states accounted for 55% of March clinker production.

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