Brazil October sales rise 9.8 per cent YoY

Brazil October sales rise 9.8 per cent YoY
Published: 27 November 2012


Brazilian cement sales in October 2012 reached 6.2Mt, representing a 9.8 per cent rise compared to the same month of the previous year, data from the Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento, shows.

In terms of the number of days worked, October sales fell 2.1 per cent compared to September 2012.
Over the first 10 months of 2012, sales reached 57.4Mt, up eight per cent over the same period of 2011.

According to data obtained by SECEX/MXIC, cement imports in the first three quarters of 2012 totalled 714,000t, down 14 per cent over the same period a year earlier.