Paraguayan cement consumption update

Paraguayan cement consumption update
Published: 03 February 2015


Paraguayan cement demand currently stands at around 115,000 bags of 50kg, according to local press sources.

Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) produces around 50,000 bags/day while Yguazú’s output reaches around 45,000 bags/day.

In addition, the market also absorbs between 18,000-22,000 bags per day of imports, according to the Customs Office. Total imports in 2014 reached 273,710t, reflecting a value of US$35.34m. This represented a 28 per cent fall when compared with imports of 381,485t in 2013 and a 29 per cent decrease when compared with the 2013 import value of US$50.02m.