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Pakistan cement industry exhibits record quarterly profit in 2QFY23-24

08 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's listed cement sector reported record earnings of PKR22.4bn (US$58.18m), up eight per cent YoY in the 2QFY23-24. This earnings growth is primarily due to higher gross margins and other income. Major contributors to the profitability of the cement sector in the 2QFY23-24 were Lucky Cement (LUCK), followed by Bestway Cement (BWCL) and Fauji Cement (FCCL), according to Topline Pakistan Research, Analysts believe these achievements were made despite a fall in cement dispatches. ...

Bestway Cement Factory reports 1HFY23-24 fall in profit

26 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd (BWCL) announced its 2QFY23-24 (October-December) and 1HY23-24 (July-December 2023) results on the website of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 21 February 2024. The company's net earnings at PKR6.78bn (US$24.25m) in 1HFY23-24 were down 15.9 per cent YoY. The high cost of finance, sales tax, excise duty and expensive cost of sales can be attributed to lesser profit during this period. Its gross sales increased by 31.9 per cent to PKR76.81bn from PKR58.24bn during thi...

Bestway Cement posts PKR3.07bn profit in 1QFY23-24

31 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Pakistan Cement producer, Bestway Cement Ltd (BWCL) announced its financial results for the first quarter that ended 30 September 2023, on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) website. It reported a decrease in profit after tax to PKR3.07bn (US$1.11bn) from PKR3.30bn in the corresponding period last year. The high cost of fiancé (over PKR3bn) can be attributed to lesser profit during this period. Its net sales increased by 42.65 per cent to PKR36.22bn from PKR25.39bn during this period....

Bestway Cement sees 16% YoY decline in cement dispatches

17 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd  has reported a 16 per cent YoY decline in total cement disptaches in the fiscal year 2023 (ended 30 June 2023) due to reduced local and export sales volumes. The company attributes the decline to fierce competition. However, Bestway retained its position as the largest cement producer and the market leader in the country on the back of its superior quality and wide product range, according to the company. The company recorded a gross turnover of PKR120bn (US$405m) in ...

Bestway Cement earns a rising profit of PKR11.89bn in FY22-23

10 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement in Pakistan has earned a rising profit of PKR11.89bn (US$41.39m) for the FY22-23 (July 2022-June 2023) against a net profit of PRK10.23bn reported in the same financial period of 2022 – a YoY growth of 13.6 per cent, according to the company’s financial results posted on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 8 August.   The higher profit was possible due to increased gross sales/revenue, less discount, and administrative expenses incurred during this period. The finance cost ju...

A score of cement companies mixed financial results in 9MFY22-23

15 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Several of Pakistan’s cement firms have presented their financial result for the 3QFY22-23 and 9MFY22-23 in April/May 2023. During the accounting period of nine months, they reported mixed results due to a rise in the cost of sales, distribution and finance charges, etc. High inflation and political unrest also dented sales and profits. In the 9MFY22-23 Flying Cement Co Ltd reported a decrease in profit after tax (PAT) to PKR226m (US$0.79m) from PKR766m earned in the corresponding pe...

Bestway Cement opens 2.3Mta Mianwali plant

31 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Bestway Cement has begun operations at its greenfield plant in District Mianwali. The plant is Bestway's eighth production line with a cement production capacity of 2.3Mta. The state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly works has its own 9MW waste heat recovery plant and 20MW solar power plant, enabling it to meet over 50 per cent of its energy requirements through green and renewable sources. Bestway is also a leader in water conservation, installing an air cooled conden...

Pakistan manufacturers post strong 1HFY22-23 financial results

27 February 2023, Published under Cement News

According to the Pakistan Stock exchange (PSX), Pioneer Cement Ltd (PIOC) earned a profit of PKR1.76bn (US$6.81m) in 1HFY22-23 compared to PKR1.14bn made in the previous year’s corresponding period. This reflects a growth of 54.1 per cent YoY. PIOC's gross sales increased by 19.4 per cent to PKR25.08bn in 1HFY22-23 from PKR21bn during the same period last year. It incurred distribution expenses of PKR61m against PKR52m in the previous financial period. The administrative costs rose to P...

Bestway Cement completes Punjab brownfield line

20 February 2023, Published under Cement News

General Counsel and Company Secretary of Bestway Cement Ltd (BWCL), Hassan Niazi, informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the company has completed the construction and installation of a brownfield line at its Hattar plant in Punjab. The bourse filling adds that Hattat Line-II has a clinker capacity of 7200tpd and the new production line commenced cement production on 17 February 2023. A last-quarter report adds that the work on the company’s greenfield cement plant of 7200...

Bestway Cement's post expansion capacity will stand at 15.2Mta

30 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The top management of Bestway Cement Ltd organised a corporate briefing earlier this month to discuss the company's 1QFY22-23 results and outlook. The company's CFO, Muhammad Amir Khan, and Head of Budgeting, Treasury and Reporting, Muhammad Danish Khan, of Bestway Cement Ltd announced that the start of commercial operation of 7200tpd clinker line at the  Minawali location is expected in December 2022 and the 7200tpd clinker line in Hattar II will start up in March 2023. The post-expan...