Cement consumption in Spain up

Cement consumption in Spain up
Published: 17 November 2005

Cement consumption in Spain rose by 4.98 per cent year-on-year to 42.2Mt in the first 10 months of 2005, the Spanish cement makers association Oficemen said on November 15, 2005. Cement consumption in the 12 months to October 2005 totalled 49.95Mt, up 5.7 per cent year-on-year. 

Cement output in Spain stood at 41.2Mt in the first 10 months of 2005, rising by 5.6 per cent year-on-year. Cement production increased by 5.5 per cent year-on-year to a total 48.8Mt in the 12 months to October 2005. 

Spanish cement imports reached 7.8Mt from January to October 2005, up 20.5 per cent year-on-year. Exports decreased by 7.9 per cent year-on-year to 1.1Mt in the first 10 months of 2005.