India’s October output and demand down YoY

India’s October output and demand down YoY
Published: 14 November 2011

India’s cement production declined over 1% from a year ago to 14 .78Mt October, while dispatches fell nearly 2% to 14.38Mt, the Cement Manufacturers Association said today.    

However, on a month-on-month basis, cement production was higher than 12.86Mt in September, while despatches were up from 12.85Mt.

In Apr-Oct, domestic cement production increased 2.1% to 98.81Mt, while dispatches rose 1.9% to 97.84Mt. In the year ended 31 Mar, India’s cement production has risen by 4.7% to 168.26Mt and dispatches 4.6% to 167.15Mt.