Brazil's August cement sales slip 1.2%

Brazil's August cement sales slip 1.2%
Published: 11 September 2013

Tagged Under: Consumption Brazil 

Cement sales in Brazil fell 1.2 per cent YoY in August 2013 to 6.4Mt, latest data from local association SNIC shows.

During the first eight months of the year, sales reached 46.4Mt, a rise of 1.9 per cent compared to the same period of the year before.

Over the 12 month period of September 2012-August 2013, sales amounted to 69.2Mt, representing an increase of 2.1 per cent on the comparative period a year earlier (ie, September 2011-August 2012).