Egyptian cement output

Egyptian cement output
Published: 22 September 2004

Egypt produced a total of 2.498Mt of cement in June 2004, up from 2.439Mt in May 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a monthly report.  Local cement sales totalled 2.388Mt in June 2004, compared to 2.177Mt in May 2004 and 2.295Mt in April 2004.  Egypt exported 541,000 tonnes of cement in June 2004, against 505,000 tonnes and 1.075Mt in May and April 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.