Semen Padang: 2016 Indonesia sales forecast up 6%

Semen Padang: 2016 Indonesia sales forecast up 6%
Published: 21 December 2015


Cement demand in Indonesia is expected to rise by 5.5-6 per cent in 2016, according to Semen Padang's marketing director, Pudjo Suseno.

Sales on the island of Sumatra, where Semen Padang is headquartered, are forecast to advance 16.6 per cent in 2016. In the first 10 months of 2015, dispatches reached 10.4Mt, up 2.3 per cent YoY.

Semen Padang also expects to maintain exports at 4-5 per cent of total output in 2016.