Pakistan: cement demand to grow 8% in run-up 2018

Pakistan: cement demand to grow 8% in run-up 2018
Published: 22 July 2016


The Pakistani demand for cement during the ongoing FY16-17 and next financial year FY17-18 is expected to grow at a rate of eight per cent annually. This follows the government showing a strong commitment towards the China Pakistan Economic Corridor-led infrastructure development and its higher allocation of funds, up to 20 per cent of the PKR1.675trn (US$15.98bn) to the Public Sector Development Programme for the year.

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