Germany: June sales rise YoY

Germany: June sales rise YoY
Published: 15 July 2010

The German cement industry registered 2.54Mt of domestic cement sales in June 2010, translating to a 6.7% increase from June 2009. Total cement sales for the second-quarter of this year were 7.078Mt, up 4.8% compared to the same quarter in 2009.
 
Total sales for the first half of 2010 stood at 10.21Mt , down 3.8 per cent on the first half of 2009.
 
Second quarter sales are broken down as follows:
 
Domestic monthly dispatches                       
 
                   Old Länder            New Länder            Total                       
 
April            1,807,168             508,084                  2,315,252           
 
May             1,730,950             484,901                  2,215,851           
 
June            1,976,395             570,624                   2,547,019
 
2Qtotal:       5,14,513            1,563,609                  7,078,122