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According to statistics from UK consultant Sustainable Business Services, the six GCC countries are now among the world’s top 10 cement consumers. More than 50 million tonnes of new capacity is already planned in the region, although these estimates are likely to be conservative. Saudi Arabia alone is gearing up to issue nearly 50 new licences, almost double the amount it planned two years ago.