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Pakistan dispatches higher volume but earned lesser in 1HFY20 

20 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement industry's increased its overseas dispatches but saw value contract in 1HFY19-20. Therefore, the industry's foreign exchange revenues fell by US$11.74m in the first six months when compared with the previous-year's first half. The country's cement sector received US$145.26m by exporting 3.766Mt of cement and clinker between July and December 2019, compared to US$157m from exporting 3.671Mt of cement and clinker in same months in the previous year, according to the country'...

Pakistan's government allocates PK5trn for PSDP programme

09 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry has received a positive news from government, which may accelerate demands for cement in local markets. On the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan for making the Public Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) fully functional through placement of its rules, the PTI-led government wants to launch PSDP-Plus with portfolio of over PKR5trn (US$32.2bn) for next three years.   According to media, keeping in view severe resource constraints at a time when Pakistan is cur...

Pakistan reports mixed 6M dispatches in December

03 January 2020, Published under Cement News

In the six months of July-December 2019, Pakistani cement plants in the northern region saw a rise in domestic dispatches, but export sales were subdued, according to All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers' Association (APCMA). In the south the domestic offtake was poor, but exports delivered a positive performance. APCMA attributes this to the two-tier growth in the country's economy. In the 6MFY19-20 cement dispatches in the country increased 6.5 per cent to 24.751Mt when compared with 23.23...

Pakistan exports record buoyant growth in 5MFY2010

13 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Exports from Pakistan during July-November 2019 witnessed a growth of 4.8 per cent against the same period of 2018, said Pakistan Bureau of Statistic (PBS). The data is yet to give breakdown of exports, but it is believed that export of cement has also increased during this period.   According to PBS, during July-November 2019 the country exported various goods and services worth US $9.545bn against July-October 2018’s exports of US$9.109bn, reflecting an increase of 4.9 per cent in the coun...

Pakistan cement dispatches grow strongly in 5MFY19-20

05 December 2019, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturer Association (APCMA) has released dispatch data for November and for the five months of July-November 2019. According to APCMA, Pakistani cement dispatches in July-November 2019 increased 2.9 per cent YoY to 16.854Mt, while exports were up 21.5 per cent YoY to 3.608Mt. Overall cement dispatches grew by 5.8 per cent to 20.462Mt.   In November 2019 the country's cement industry dispatched 3.538Mt to the domestic market, representing a YoY expansion of 5.1 per ce...

Pakistan's dispatches to grow in 5MFY19-20 

02 December 2019, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) is yet to release dispatches data for  November and five months of July-November 2019, yet local experts are optimistic that cement sales are expected to grow eight per cent to 4.3Mt in November 2019 YoY, and five per cent YoY to 20.3Mt during the first five months of the current fiscal year of 2019/20. According to research report of Topline Securities, the industry sales, however, are likely to drop by 15 per cent in November 2019 MoM ...

Pakistan cement industry makes record dispatches in October FY19-20

04 November 2019, Published under Cement News

The Pakistani cement industry has recorded a modest growth of 9.2 and 4.5 per cent in domestic and overseas cement dispatches in October 2019 alone and in the July-October 2019 period, respectively, according to data of the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA).   October 2019 Industry dispatches for October 2019 reached at all-time high to 4.984Mt as compared to 4.564Mt in October 2018, reflecting a 9.2 per cent YoY growth. APCMA attributed it to a healthy surge in dispat...

September is a blessing for Pakistan cement producers

03 October 2019, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has released September 2019 data, which indicates industry posted real growth as the total dispatches increased by 11.5 per cent compared with the corresponding period of last year, with both local consumption and exports increasing in double-digits.   Dispatches advanced to 4.27Mt when compared with 3.829Mt dispatched in September 2018. Out of this total, domestic consumption reached 3.472Mt this September, while it was 3.114Mt during th...

Pakistan's domestic dispatches dip 6% July-August 2019

16 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry saw receding cement demand in the first two months of current FY20 in Pakistan. The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) attributes it to impact of economic contraction among other factors. The industry dispatched 46.88Mt of cement in 2018-19, leaving a surplus of 9.12Mt. The domestic market remained under pressure in the last fiscal year as well absorbing only 40.34Mt, which was almost two per cent less than 2017-18, according to APCMA.   The ...

APCMA releases official dispatch data for FY19

16 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement industry saw a growth 2.2 per cent in total dispatches in FY18-19, which reached to 46.88Mt from 45.89Mt during this period, says official data of All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). The breakdown shows that out of total dispatches, local dispatches recorded a negative growth of two per cent, but export dispatches expanded by 37.7 per cent. Dispatches from factories located in northern zone of Pakistan contracted during FY18-19. Local dispatches f...