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APCMA reports cement dispatches bounce back in September

10 October 2018, Published under Cement News

The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturer Association (APCMA) reports that domestic cement dispatch for September 2018 bounced back after two months of lacklustre growth, registering a double-digit increase compared with the same month of last year. The Pakistan cement industry dispatched 3.806Mt of cement in September 2018 against 3.201Mt in same month last year, a growth of 18.9 per cent YoY.   Northern region dispatches were 2.45Mt, an increase of 3.5 per cent against 2.369Mt in September...

Pakistan records a 6% demand increase in September

28 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Pakistan recorded a six per cent YoY growth in cement demand for September 2018, based on preliminary sales data. This follows two consecutive months of a decline in dispatches due to prolonged holidays and the rainy season, with local dispatches still down two per cent YoY to 8.89Mt in the 1QFY19. However, exports remained buoyant in the first quarter of FY19, rising 74 per cent YoY to 0.7Mt. Capacity utilisation was recorded at 81 per cent for September, based on 54.23Mta, according to t...

Pakistan cement sector subdued in FY18

27 September 2018, Published under Cement News

The Pakistan cement sector collectively recorded a one per cent YoY decline in profit-after-tax during the FY18 period ended 30 June, according to a report by Spectrum Securities Ltd. Profit-before-tax registered a decline of 24 per cent. Furthermore, the gross margin fell nine per cent in the FY18 on account of higher coal prices (37 per cent rise to US$105/t) and PKR depreciation (16 per cent on-year). To review sector performance, the report considered the financial results of eight majo...

Fauji Cement 9M net profits total PKR2.12bn

09 May 2018, Published under Cement News

According to Board of Directors report of Fauji Cement Co Ltd (FCCL), during the nine-month period ended 31 March 2018, it earned a net profit of PKR2.12bn (US$18.36m)  as compared to PKR1.972bn (US$17m) in the same period last year. FCCL achieved capacity utilisation of 98 per cent, compared to 87 per cent in the corresponding period of the last year. FCCL's local dispatches stood at 2.328Mt, compared to 2.132Mt during the corresponding period of the last year, showing an increase of nin...

Lipetskcement produces 0.684Mt of cement

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 684,000t of cement in 2017, representing a rise of 6.8 per cent YoY, and 600,000t of clinker, a YoY increase of 16.1 per cent. Bagged cement output grew by 2.7 per cent YoY to 160,500t. CEM I 42.5N high-quality cement accounted for 478,500t , an increase of 17.5 per cent when compared with 2016. The company’s cement sales advanced by 2.4 per cent YoY to 667,500t with more than 400,000t delivered by road, an increase of 13 per cent ...

Voronezh Cement increases dispatches by 5%

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement-owned Voronezh Cement saw a five per cent YoY advance in its shipments to customers in 2017. Dispatches rose to 1.8Mt by the end of the year. The company increased its cement output by five per cent to 1.808Mt while its clinker production rose by 10 per cent to 1.717Mt when compared with the company’s production figures in 2016.

Nevjansky Tsementnik increases output in 2017

24 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Nevyansky Tsementnik, part of Eurocement, produced 823,339t of clinker and 1Mt of cement in 2017. This represents an increase by seven and 15 per cent, respectively, when compared with 2016. Production and shipment of cement at the plant reached an all-time high in July 2017. Output increased to 121,682t while deliveries were up to 127,284t.

Pakistan's cement industry records highest dispatches in 1Q17

05 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement manufacturers in the first quarter of this fiscal year, July - September 2017 dispatched 10.348Mt of cement – a new record. The country is now well poised to exceed the 40Mt barrier this year, according to data released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA), which added that the cement industry is operating at 88.18 per cent of its installed capacity. According to APCMA, the sector dispatched 3.199Mt of cement in September 2017 alone that was 4.61 ...

Brazil eight-month sales update

13 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil for the first eight months of 2017 fell by eight per cent YoY to 35.7Mt, according to preliminary industry data gathered by Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). In August 2017 alone, sales fell by 0.9 per cent YoY to 5Mt. Sales per working day were down by 0.9 per cent YoY but saw growth of 0.1 per cent compared to July 2017. Cumulative 12 month sales In the 12 months to the end of August 2017, cumulative sales totalled 54.3Mt, 8.8 per cent less th...

Brazilian July sales down 10.5%

16 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement sales in Brazil fell by 10.5 per cent in July 2017 to 4.7Mt compared to July 2016, according to data from SNIC, Brazil's national cement industry association. Sales per working day were also down by 10.5 per cent in the YoY comparison, but up by 3.3 per cent compared to June 2017,  Sales per working day were also down by 10.5 YoY, but up by 3.3 per cent compared to June 2017. Apparent consumption (domestic sales + imports) in July 2017 stood at 4.7Mt, down by 10.1 per ce...