Paraguayan cement consumption update

Paraguayan cement consumption update
03 February 2015

Paraguayan cement demand currently stands at around 115,000 bags of 50kg, according to local press sources.

Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) produces around 50,000 bags/day while Yguazú’s output reaches around 45,000 bags/day.

In addition, the market also absorbs between 18,000-22,000 bags per day of imports, according to the Customs Office. Total imports in 2014 reached 273,710t, reflecting a value of US$35.34m. This represented a 28 per cent fall when compared with imports of 381,485t in 2013 and a 29 per cent decrease when compared with the 2013 import value of US$50.02m.

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