Chile: Cemento Melon sees 310% 9M14 profit surge

Chile: Cemento Melon sees 310% 9M14 profit surge
Published: 28 November 2014


Chilean cement producer Cemento Mélon has reported a 310 per cent YoY rise in pretax profits from CLP1.077bn (US$1.79m) to CLP4.855bn in the first nine months of 2014, according to ValorFuturo news service.

However, revenues fell by six per cent to CLP142.793bn from CLP151.956bn over the period. Nevertheless, the cost of sales came in at CLP95.1bn, about five per cent lower than the figure recorded for 9M13 (CLP100.6bn).