Peru's cement sales fall 3.7% in July

Peru's cement sales fall 3.7% in July
Published: 19 August 2016


Peru's cement market contracted 3.7 per cent YoY in July as 772,000t were sold, according to the latest data by Asocem, the Peruvian cement association.

However, production increased 2.4 per cent YoY to 837,000t – a signed that the market has started to pick up, according to Asocem. There were no clinker imports, but around 44,000t of cement imports supplemented domestic production.

In terms of exports, no clinker shipments were reported in July, but around 39,000t of cement was delivered to export destinations.