Ukrainian cement production rose 3.5% in June 2008 compared with June 2007, to 1.56Mt.
It also increased 3.5% in June, compared to May. In January-June cement production rose by 12.3%, compared to January-June 2007, to 7,770 tons.
This is in contrast to May 2008 when cement production fell by 4.4%, compared with May 2007, to 1,493,000 tons.
In 2007 production of cement rose by 9.1%, as compared with the same period of 2006, to 14,989,000 tons.