Brazil November sales update

Brazil November sales update
Published: 31 December 2015


Preliminary industry data and market estimates published by Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC) indicate that cement sales in the Brazilian cement market reached 4.9Mt in November 2015, down 16 per cent compared to the same month a year earlier. Imports totalled 28,000t during November 2015, a decrease of 45 per cent YoY, according to statistics from SECEX / MDIC.

Accumulated sales from January to November 2015 were 59.7Mt, down nine per cent YoY.

In the rolling 12 months of December 2014-November 2015, sales amounted to 64.9Mt, representing an 8.2 per cent fall versus the comparative period a year earlier (ie, December 2013-November 2014).