Peru’s June cement sales rise

Peru’s June cement sales rise
Published: 18 July 2005

Peru’s overall cement sales in June rose 7.1 per cent to 385,900t from the 360,311t sold in the same month a year before, as the economy continued to expand, the National Association of Cement Producers, or Asocem, said Friday.  In the first six months of the year, cement sales totaled 2,326,161t, a 4.4 per cent increase from the same period a year earlier.  Cementos Lima SA led the sales in June, selling 191,145t of cement, which includes 53,797t for export, the association said.