Upturn registered in January-June, Colombia

Upturn registered in January-June, Colombia
Published: 30 September 2004

The positive performance of Colombia’s construction sector is favoring cement manufacturers. Three companies of the segment figure among Colombia’s top 10 firms with highest earnings in the first half of the year. Cementos Argos registered a net profit of COP 94.22 mn (Colombian pesos) in the period. The amount is 41.4% above the total registered in the first six-month period of 2003, according to local news reports.