Chile cement sales up

Chile cement sales up
Published: 29 September 2005

Chilean cement sales increased to 7.7 million bags in August 2005, up 4.2 per cent year-on-year, the Chilean Chamber of Construction reported on September 27, 2005.  Chilean cement sales increased 5.4 per cent year-on-year for the period from January to August 2005, reaching 61.1 million bags.  The Chilean cement industry is expected to register a growth of 4.0 per cent in 2005 in comparison with 2004, according to Polpaico general manager Oscar Parada.