Peru Cement Output at 2.77Mt

Peru Cement Output at 2.77Mt
Published: 18 July 2006

Peruvian cement output stood at 2.77Mt for the first half of 2006, up 15.63 per cent year-on-year, according to data of the Peruvian cement producers’ association Asocem.

The volume of Peruvian cement exports rose to 403,633t for the first half of 2006, compared to 313,621t a year earlier. Peruvian domestic cement sales stood at 2.37Mt for the period, compared to 2.06Mt.

In June 2006, Peru produced 459,686t of cement, of which 68,299t were directed for exports and the rest was placed on the local market.