Cement Production Up By 20.9%

Cement Production Up By 20.9%
Published: 07 September 2004

In July, Ukraine cement production rose by 20.9% or 211,000t compared with July 2003, to 1,220,000t.  This was disclosed by the State Statistics Committee.  In July, cement production rose by 2.6% or 31,000 tons compared with June.  In January-July, cement production rose by 26.6% or 1,276,000 tons compared with January-July 2003, to 6,082,000 tons.  As Ukrainian News earlier reported, in June cement production rose by 12.5% or 132,000 compared with June 2003, to 1,189,000 tons.  In 2003, cement production rose by 24.7% compared with 2002, to 8,916,000 tons. More than 15 factories produce cement in Ukraine, and their total annual capacity is more than 20Mt.