China cement production gaines 8.7% in 1H

China cement production gaines 8.7% in 1H
Published: 04 August 2008

China’s cement output in the first half of this year gained 8.7 per cent YoY to 648.05Mt, according to the latest statistics from the National Development and Reform Commission.
 
The growth rate slowed down 7.3 percentage points compared to the same period of last year.
  
The ex-factory price of cement in June was CNY305/t on average, an increase of CNY10 per ton than the previous month and CNY 21 per ton than the same period of last year.