LafargeHolcim - April 2018

The Indian Holcim subsidiary ACC Ltd has increased cement deliveries 7.7 per cent to 7.11Mt and ready-mix concrete by 16.7 per cent to 0.84Mt in the first quarter of 2018. The turnover improved by 14.4 per cent to INR35.57bn (EUR439.9m). EBITDA expanded by 18 per cent to INR4.92bn crore (EUR55.5m), while the pretax profit jumped by 44.1 per cent to INR3.76bn (EUR46.5m). However, the company’s net attributable profit was ahead by a more modest 18.5 per cent to INR2.5bn (EUR30.9m).

Unlike this time last year, the 1Q18 results of Ambuja Cement and Holcim Philippines had not been reported by the end of the fourth quarter.