UAE: Sharjah Cement profits fall 17% in 2Q16

UAE: Sharjah Cement profits fall 17% in 2Q16
Published: 01 August 2016


Sharjah Cement and Industrial Development Co reported a 17 per cent fall in 2Q16 profits, according to a bourse statement. Profits reached AED17.8m (US$4.84m), compared to AED21.4m in the equivalent period of the previous year.

In the first half of 2016, the company generated a profit of AED29.2m, down from AED32.62m in 1H15. Sales rose 6.2 per cent YoY to AED343m in 1H16 from AED322.78m.