Egyptian Cement Output in May

Egyptian Cement Output in May
Published: 09 September 2004

Egypt’s cement output reached 2.439Mt in May 2004, down from 2.502Mt in April 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report.  Local cement sales totalled 2.177Mt in May 2004, compared to 2.295Mt in April 2004 and 2.505Mt in March 2004.  Egypt exported 505,000t of cement in May 2004, against 1.075Mt and 1.205Mt in April and March 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.