Lafarge - July 2013

Lafarge's first-half turnover eased by 4.8 per cent to EUR7248m and the EBITDA declined by 14 per cent to EUR1302m, while the trading profit fell by 21.8 per cent to EUR791m. The gain from the sale of emission permits in the period was negligible compared with EUR46m a year ago. The net attributable profit amounted to EUR84m, compared with a EUR21m loss a year earlier.

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