Brazil: 12-month accumulated sales up 7.6%

Brazil: 12-month accumulated sales up 7.6%
Published: 20 February 2012

Tagged Under: Brazil 

Preliminary data and market estimates show that domestic cement sales in Brazil for the accumulated 12 months from February 2011 to January 2012 reached 64Mt. This represents an increase of 7.6 per cent over the same period a year earlier (February 2010 to January 2011).

In January 2012, sales were 5.2Mt, up 4.1 per cent on the same month of last year, data from the Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento showed.

For full year 2011, Brazilian cement sales reached 63.51Mt, up 5.17 per cent on the 59.16Mt recorded in 2010.