Colombian cement market expands 10.3% in 2014

Colombian cement market expands 10.3% in 2014
Published: 03 February 2015

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Colombian cement consumption increased by 10.3 per cent to 11.9Mt in 2014, according to the country’s statistics service, Dane. The restart of civil works and the start-up of social housing projects is behind the upturn.

Major market expansion occurred in the provinces of Nariño (49.2 per cent), Norte de Santander (20.4 per cent), Huila (21.3 per cent) and Cundinamarca (17 per cent).

Output from domestic cement plants also rose, by 10.2 per cent to 12.3Mt.