Indonesian sales growth beats expectations

Indonesian sales growth beats expectations
Published: 11 July 2011

Indonesia’s cement sales rose 20 per cent in June from the same month last year, according to data from the country’s cement association on Monday.

"I am surprised. This is above our expectation of six per cent (growth) this year," Urip Trimuryono, chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association, told Reuters.

Total sales from January to June this year rose 14.8 per cent from the same period in the previous year, also above the association’s forecast.