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Vicem sales rise 19.2% in first three months of year

16 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s leading cement producer Vietnam Cement Industry Corp (Vicem) reported a 19.2 per cent YoY rise as domestic shipments increased but exports declined. The state-run cement corporation said it sold 4.91Mt of cement and clinker in the first quarter of 2013, rising 19.2 per cent YoY. Of the total, 4.87Mt was sold in the domestic market, up 28 per cent YoY, while 44,000t of cement was exported, down 22.8 per cent YoY, the corporation said on its website. In March, Vicem 2.06Mt of ce...

Argentina sees strong monthly rise in shipments

15 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Argentine cement factories shipped 938,872t in March 2013 (including exports), representing an 11.9 per cent increase compared to February, latest data from local cement association AFCP shows. However, on an annual basis, shipments declined 3.5 per cent compared to March 2012. Dispatches of AFCP members destined for the internal market, including imports, reached 915,326t , which shows an increase of 13.1 per cent over the previous month but compared with March 2012, a decrease of ...

Capacity increases boost Semen Indonesia's first-quarter sales

12 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia, the country’s largest cement producer, has reported a double-digit rise in first quarter sales and has increased its market share thanks to new capacity additions. The company achieved record quarterly sales of 5.95Mt of cement in 1Q13, a rise of 20.4 per cent compared to 4.94Mt in the same period of last year, data from the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI) shows. The rise was in line with increased sales across the Southeast Asian country, which increased by 8.6 pe...

Pakistan cement dispatches rise on increased exports

08 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan reported a rise in dispatches last month led by gains in export volumes but domestic sales were subdued. Latest data from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association show cement dispatches reached 3.326Mt last month, of which 2.558Mt was consumed by the domestic market and 0.786Mt exported. Exports during March rose by 22.9 per cent YoY, and were up 15 per cent MoM compared to February 2013. However, the healthy gain in exports was accompanied by only marginal growth in...

Paraguay’s INC records rise in 2H12 cement sales

17 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Paraguay’s Industria Nacional de Cemento (INC) posted a 56 per cent jump in second half 2012 sales compared to the first half of the year. The company sold 6,337,786 bags of cement in the second half of 2012 compared to 4,051,637 bags sold in the first six months. As a result, the company accumulated revenues of PYG262,823m (US$62.7m)  in the final semester of the year, a marked improvement on the first-half PYG166,131m. Full-year sales reached 10,389,423 bags, up 3.6 per cent from 1...