Chile cement sales up 3.5 per cent

Chile cement sales up 3.5 per cent
01 January 2007

Cement sales in Chile during the first 11 months of the year reached 3.78Mt, up 3.5% on the same period 2005, local press reported.

In the month of November alone, Cementos Bío Bío sold 127,654t of cement, up 15.2% on the same month one year ago, while Cemento Melón increased its sales 3.7% to 131,835t. Cemento Polpaico’s sales slipped 7% year-on-year to 116,556t.

Despite the lower sales in November, for the year Polpaico leads the market with a 34.3% share. Cemento Melón controls 33.6% and Bío Bío has 32.1% of the market.
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