Egyptian Cement Output at 2.634Mt

Egyptian Cement Output at 2.634Mt
Published: 19 November 2004

Egypt’s cement output reached 2.634Mt in July 2004, up from 2.498Mt in June 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report.  Local cement sales totalled 2.311 million tonnes in July 2004, compared to 2.388Mt in June 2004 and 2.177Mt in May 2004.  Egypt exported 618,000t of cement in July 2004, an increase from 541,000t and 505,000t  in June and May 2004 respectively.  Egypt’s cement output stood at 28.945Mt in 2003. Local consumption totalled 26.602Mt during the year, while exports stood at 7.172Mt.