Ukraine Cement output up 56.9 per cent YoY Jan 2007

Ukraine Cement output up 56.9 per cent YoY Jan 2007
Published: 28 February 2007

Ukraine’s cement output jumped by 56.9 per cent YoY, but declined by 26.9 per cent month-on-month to 767,000t in January 2007, data of the State Statistics Committee showed. 
 
The country’s cement production rose by 55.9 per centt on the year to 762,100t in the first month of 2007, according to estimates of local cement producers’ association Ukrcement. 
 
Local companies Doncement and Podilsky Cement ranked first in terms of cement production in January with 113,000t each, followed by Volyn-Cement with 108,300t and Balcem with 90,700t. 
 
Ukraine’s cement production grew by 12.9 per cent YoY to 13.732Mt in 2006, the State Statistics Committee said.