Peru domestic cement sales up

Peru domestic cement sales up
Published: 21 December 2005

Peruvian domestic cement sales grew to 400,780t in November 2005, up by 14.3 per cent year-on-year, the Peruvian association of cement producers Asocem reported on December 19, 2005.  Peruvian cement exports increased to 31,329t for November 2005, up 2.1 per cent year-on-year. 
 
Peruvian cumulative domestic cement sales totalled 3.92Mt for the period from January to November 2005, up 8.93 per cent year-on-year. Peruvian cumulative cement exports totalled 643,822t for the period from January to November 2005, up 18.49 per cent year-on-year. 
 
In November 2005, the sales of the leading Peruvian cement producer Cementos Lima increased 12.4 per cent year-on-year, the sales of Cementos Norte Pacasmayo increased by 20.8 per cent, the sales of Cementos Andino rose 14.4 per cent, the sales of Cementos Yura rose 26.1 per cent, the sales of Cementos Sur rose 8.8 per cent and the sales of Cementos Selva fell by 39.2 per cent.