Cemex' first quarter turnover increased by 3.5% to US$3,502.6m and the EBITDA improved by 6.5% to US$567.3m. The trading profit continued to recover strongly and rose by 33.9% to US$240.4m. The net interest charge rose by 6.9% to US$338.5m and other financial items produced a substantial positive swing leading to a US$63.4m a pre-tax profit, compared with a loss of US$103.0m a year earlier.


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