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Pakistan export volumes rise in 4MFY13-14

27 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan export volumes have increased in the first four months of the current fiscal compared to the same period a year ago, but October volumes were down on a monthly and annual basis. During the first four months of the current fiscal, Pakistan exported 3.159Mt of cement on revenues of US$190.08m, data from the country’s Bureau of Statistics shows. This translates to a 7.42 per cent YoY increase in volumes but a marginal decline of 0.04 per cent in value terms. However, in terms o...

Pakistan export earnings fall

09 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan exports have had a disappointing start to the current fiscal, falling 1.98 and 3.46 per cent in terms of quantity and dollar value, respectively on a MoM basis. During July 2013, Pakistan exported 854,477t of cement and earned US US$51.49m compared to 871,764t at US$53.33m in corresponding month last year, according to data from the country’s Bureau of Statistics. In terms of the Pakistan rupee, sales were down by 1.6 per cent to PKR5.174bn in July. However, compared to Jul...

Pakistan export earnings rise in FY12-13

25 July 2013, Published under Cement News

In the fiscal year ending 30 June 2013, Pakistan exported 9.073Mt of cement on revenues of US$577.73m compared to 8.748Mt at US$498.84m in the corresponding period of last year. These latest figures from Pakistan’s Federal Bureau of Statistics show that export volumes rose by 3.71 per cent while in dollar value terms, they were 15.81 per cent higher compared to the comparative period a year earlier. In terms of the Pakistan rupee, exports rose by 25.23 per cent to PKR55.87bn during FY13. ...

Pakistan export earnings up in 11MFY13

02 July 2013, Published under Cement News

During the first 11 months of fiscal FY12-3, Pakistan exported 8.013Mt of cement and earned US$524.68m, up 1.27 per cent and 17.43 per cent, respectively. These latest figures come from Pakistan’s Federal Bureau of Statistics also show that in terms of local currency, the value of exports surged by 27.51 per cent to PKR50.64bn during July 2012-May 2013. Average export prices also rose by 15.95 per cent to US$65.47/t over the 11 months of the current fiscal compared to US$56.46/t in the com...

Pakistan monthly dispatches fall on transportation issues

05 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan saw a rise in total dispatches for the first 11 months of the current fiscal but May 2013 sales declined by one per cent largely due to transport issues. For the first 11 months of the current fiscal, sales reached 30.552Mt compared to 29.495Mt, representing a YoY rise of 3.5 per cent. Capacity utilisation has reached 74.45 per cent, its highest level since 2006-07 as domestic dispatches have picked up appreciably through the year. However, exports between July 2012 - May 2013 we...

New Uzbekistan cement plant on track for year-end commissioning

21 May 2013, Published under Cement News

A new 0.45Mta cement plant being constructed by Russian investors in Uzbekistan is on track for commissioning by the end of this year. Russian company OOO IP Surhan Cementinvest is building the factory in the Kurkugan district of Surkhandarya oblast. The plant will have access to rail and a 10MW substation of 110/10kV. According to AzerNews, around 60 per cent of the plant’s output will be exported, with Afghanistan cited as a main destination. Uzbekistan currently has seven cement pla...

Pakistan 10-month dispatches rise 4.09%

13 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement dispatches rose by 4.09 per cent in the first 10 months of the current fiscal, the latest data from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) shows. Dispatches for the 10 months to April 2013 reached 27.664Mt compared to 26.576Mt during the same period of the previous year. Domestic sales accounted for 21Mt, representing a 6.03 per cent YoY increase. In April 2013 alone, the industry dispatched 3.123Mt, 3.8 per cent higher than April 2012 dispatches. How...

Pakistan nine-month exports volumes slip

30 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan exported 6.22Mt of cement in the first nine months of FY12-13 earning US$421.12m, compared to 6.245Mt at US$342.95m in the same period of last year. This shows that exports fell by 0.39 per cent in terms of volume but were up by 22.79 per cent in terms of dollar value, according to data released by Pakistan’s Federal Bureau of Statistics. In terms of the Pakistan rupee, cement exports rose by 33.66 per cent to PKR40.46bn during the July-March FY2013 period. The average export p...

Pakistan exports rise 24% YoY in value

25 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan has reported flat growth in export sales in terms of volume for the first eight months of fiscal 2012-13, but a strong advance has been reported in terms of value thanks to improvements in the price per tonne of cement. During the July 2012 – Feb 2013 period, Pakistan exported 5.59Mt of cement with a value of US$376.85m compared to 5.589Mt at US$303.71m in the same period of last year. This represents a growth in volumes of 0.03 per cent but a rise in dollar value of 24.08 per ce...

Pakistan exports volumes fall, rise in value terms

28 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan exports during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (FY12-13) fell 0.52 per cent to 5.076Mt, according to data released by Pakistan’s Federal Bureau of Statistics. In terms of value, however, exports rose by 24.67 per cent to US$273.33m. The average export price of cement increased by 25.31 per cent to US$67.12/t in the seven months from US$53.56/t of 7MFY 2011-12 In January 2012 alone, Pakistan exported 488,884t of cement and earned US$36.25m compared to 90...