Peru’s cement market expands 11.4% in 1H13

Peru’s cement market expands 11.4% in 1H13
Published: 16 July 2013

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Domestic cement dispatches in Peru totalled 4,904,873t in the first half of 2013, representing an increase of 11.42 per cent when compared with 1H12, according to Peru’s cement producers’ organisation, Asocem.

Cement production in the Jan-Jun period reached 5,020,162t, up 12.1 per cent YoY from 4,478,151t.

June proved an excellent month for exports as local cement producers shipped 92,271t of cement across the country’s borders, noting a 37.4 per cent rise YoY.