Cyprus cement sales rise

Cyprus cement sales rise
Published: 16 January 2006

Cement sales in Cyprus increased 3.4 per cent year-on-year in 2005, totalling 1.58Mt, according to data by the National Statistics Service Cystat, published on January 13, 2006.Domestic cement sales grew 18 per cent on the year in 2004.  Cement sales in December 2005 rose 3.2 per cent year-on-year, totalling 131,800t. Cement sales in the local market are expected to mark a slight increase in 2006 due to the implementation of public projects, according to local analysts.