Egypt’s cement output stood at 2.502Mt in April 2004, down from 2.511Mt in March 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report. Local cement sales reached 2.295Mt in April 2004, compared to 2.505Mt in March 2004 and 1.878Mt in February 2004.
Egypt exported 1.075Mt of cement in April 2004, against 1.205Mt and 795,000t in March and February 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.