Peru: June cement sales advance 0.84%

Peru: June cement sales advance 0.84%
Published: 16 July 2014


Cement shipments in Peru in June advanced 1.5 per cent to 807,953t in June 2014 from 795,896t in the same month last year, according to the country's cement producers' association, Asocem.

For the January-July 2014 period, domestic sales edged up 0.84 per cent to 4,944,327t when compared to the equivalent period last year. Cement exports registered an increase of 25.9 per cent YoY to 116,177t from 92,271t.

Peru's cement producers Cemento Andino, Cementos Lima, Cementos Pacasmayo, Cementos Yura,  Cementos Selva and Cementos Sur produced 5,085,466t of cement in 1H14, up 1.3 per cent YoY  from 5,020,163t in Jan-Jun 2013.