Peru’s 2007 production rises 7.4% YoY

Peru’s 2007 production rises 7.4% YoY
Published: 16 January 2008

Peru’s overall cement production rose 7.4% in 2007 to 6.21Mt from 5.78Mt in 2006, the National Association of Cement Producers, or Asocem, said Tuesday.  
 
Cement production in Peru has grown as the economy exands. GDP is forecast to have expanded by some 8.3% last year.  
 
Asocem said that cement exports totaled 333,014t in 2007, down 47% from 633,244t in the previous year.