Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in May 2019 were 9.3 million metric tons (Mt), a slight decrease from shipments in May 2018, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through May totaled 37.4 Mt, an increase of 2.5% from those for the same period in 2018. 

The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in May 2019 were, in descending order, Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. The leading cement-consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia) received 39% of May shipments.

Masonry cement shipments totaled 222,000 metric tons (t) in May 2019, essentially unchanged from those in May 2018. Shipments for the year through May totaled 993,000 t, a slight increase from those for the same period in 2018. The leading masonry cement-consuming states in May 2019 were, in descending order, Florida, Texas, North Carolina, California and Georgia; these states received 55% of May shipments.

Clinker production, excluding Puerto Rico, totaled 7.2 Mt in May 2019, essentially unchanged from the output in May 2018. Production for the year through May totaled 29.0 Mt, essentially unchanged from the output for the same period in 2018. The leading clinker-producing states in May 2019 were, in descending order, Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama.