Pakistan cement production up 18.78%

Pakistan cement production up 18.78%
Published: 27 October 2009

Cement production during July-August (2009-10) increased by 18.78 per cent as against the corresponding period of last financial year, according to Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS).

Cement production during the first two months of current financial year was recorded at 5,344,000 tons as against the production of 4,499,000 tons recorded during July-August, 2008-09, the figures revealed.

Cement production in the month of August 2009 recorded an increase of 25.47 per cent as compared to the production in July 2009.

About 2,685,000t of cement was produced during August 2009 against the production of 2,140,000t recorded during July 2009.