Brazil: January sales rise 5.9% YoY

Brazil: January sales rise 5.9% YoY
Published: 14 February 2013

Tagged Under: Volumes Consumption Brazil 

Latest data on the Brazilian cement market shows that cement consumption increased by 5.9 per cent in January 2013 to 5.6Mt.

Figures released by Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC), show that for the last 12 months (February 2012 to January 2013), domestic sales reached 68.6Mt, representing an increase of  6.5 per cent on the same period a year ago (February 2011-January 2012).

In 2012, domestic sales reached 68.3Mta, an increase of 6.9 per cent over 2011 (63.9Mt). Imports for the year, according to data obtained from the SECEX / MDIC, totaled 977,000t, down 10.4 per cent on 2011 figures (1,091,000t).