Argentine demand drops 6% in April

Argentine demand drops 6% in April
15 May 2019

Argentina’s cement market contracted six per cent YoY to 900,938t in April 2019 when compared with 953,024t in April 2018, according to the country’s cement association, AFCP. However, unlike in the year-ago period there were no imports.

In addition to domestic sales, the country’s cement producers exported 7799t of cement in April, surging by 59 per cent from 4900t in April 2019.

January-April 2019
In the first four months of 2019 Argentina’s cement consumption declined by 9.5 per cent YoY to 3.636Mt from 4.017Mt in the 4M18. Exports saw a 35.4 per cent rise to 37,655t from 27,791t in the year-ago period.

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