Semen Gresik July cement sales down marginally

Semen Gresik July cement sales down marginally
Published: 24 August 2006

PT Semen Gresik sold 1.43Mt of cement in July, down from 1.49Mt in June and 1.48Mt in the year ago month, data from the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI) showed. In the first seven months, Semen Gresik cement sales fell 1.3 per cent year-on-year to 8.93Mt with a sharp fall in exports offsetting a mild gain in local sales. It said Semen Gresik sold 8.13Mt of cement in the local market over the first seven months, up from 7.96Mt the year before. Exports, however, dropped 27 per cent to 797,010t.