July 5th, 2014
The Chart of the Week 03 July 2014
There is a relationship that applies to most of the world. I call it the concrete scowl. The very poorest countries have little infrastructure and other construction. Countries with modest wealth tend to spend more on construction than poorer countries. But when wealth increases further construction tends to decline again.
Cement consumption is discussed in video following the Read more >> jump.
Two countries do not fall into the pattern that is observed for all the other countries of the world. That is discussed in this week's video.