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Brazil's Jan-April sales down 10.1%

17 May 2017, Published under Cement News

In the first four months of 2017, Brazilian cement sales to the domestic market totalled 17Mt, according to preliminary data from Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). This amount represented a decline of 10.1 per cent compared to the same period of last year. In the 12 months to the end of April 2017, cumulative sales totalled 55.5Mt, 10.7 per cent less than the comparative period a year earlier. Standalone figures for April 2017 show sales were down by 16 per cent YoY to...

Argentine cement demand sees 12% rise

08 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Argentina saw a 18.1 per cent MoM drop to 845,690t in dispatches (including exports) in April but noted a 10.7 per cent rise YoY, according to the country’s Portland Cement Manufacturers’ Association. Domestic deliveries fell by 184,000t or 17.8 per cent to 844,324t when compared with March, despite a rebound in the first few months of the year, supported by private and public works. However, when compared with April 2016, the domestic market expanded by 11.6 per cent. Exports were dow...

Pakistan dispatches up 6.21%

08 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan dispatched 33.88Mt of cement during the first 10 months (July-April) of the current fiscal, up by 6.21 per cent YoY, latest figures from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) show. During the period, domestic consumption rose by 10.74 per cent YoY to 29.871Mt while exports were down by 18.63 per cent to 4.01Mt during the 10-month period under review. In April 2017 dispatches totalled 3.576Mt, of which 2.734Mt were destined for the north and 0.596Mt headed so...

Brazil 1Q cement sales down 8% YoY

19 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil during the first quarter of 2017 declined by eight per cent YoY to 12.9Mt, according to the latest data from Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). In March 2017 cement sales declined by 4.4 per cent YoY to 4.7Mt. During the past 12 months (April 2016-March 2017) cumulative sales totalled 56.2Mt, 10.2 per cent less than the comparative period a year earlier. Cement consumption (including imports) totalled 4.8Mt in March, in the 12 months to the end...

Pakistan nine-month sales up 7% YoY

12 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Pakistan increased by seven per cent YoY in the first nine months of the current fiscal to reach 30.304Mt, latest data from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) reveals. Of this total, domestic demand was up by 11 per cent but exports fell by 15 per cent. I n March 2017 alone, sales almost totalled 4Mt versus 3.583Mt in the same period a year earlier. However, exports plunged by 60 per cent during the month. A spokesperson for the APCMA said that ceme...

Pakistan: August cement dispatches rise

09 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement dispatches in August 2016 stood at 3.585Mt, 16.75 per cent higher than dispatches of 3.071Mt recorded during the same month of previous fiscal year, according to the data released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). Domestic sales during August 2016 were 3.028Mt against 2.5Mt in August 2015, a growth of 20.92 per cent. Cement sales in the north were 2.495Mt against 2.034Mt in August 2015, while in the south they amounted to 0.532Mt against 0.47...

Vietnam monthly sales climb 15% YoY

11 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s clinker and cement sales climbed 15 per cent from a year earlier to 6.62Mt in January, the Ministry of Construction said. Of the total 5.12Mt were sold in the domestic market, up 17 per cent YoY while 1.5Mt of cement and clinker were exported, the Xay Dung online newspaper cited the ministry as saying Thursday. The ministry forecast that Vietnam's sales of cement and clinker will rise 4-7 per cent YoY to between 75-77Mt. The sum will include between 59-60Mt of domestic sales and ...

Indonesia sees 3% rise in Feb sales

10 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Indonesia rose three per cent YoY to 4.45Mt in February 2016 from the same month one year earlier. Widodo Santoso, chairman of the Indonesia Cement Association (ASI), attributed the country's rising cement sales to the ongoing development of infrastructure projects across the archipelago. Three regions showed a marked increase in cement sales last month: Sumatra (+16.5 per cent YoY to 2.13Mt), Sulawesi (+33 per cent YoY to 841,000t) and the Moluccas & Papua (+31 per c...

Brazil: monthly sales fall 6.1%

10 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil totalled 4.6Mt, down 6.1 per cent compared to the same month a year earlier, according to preliminary results and market estimates gathered by Brazilian National Cement Industries Union, SNIC. Cumulative sales over the last 12 months (ie, March 2015 - February 2016), reached 63.1Mt, down 9.5 per cent versus the comparative period of the year earlier (ie, March 2014 - February 2015).

Pakistan 8MFY16 dispatches rise on higher domestic demand

07 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement dispatches rose 17.49 per cent to 20.89Mt during the first eight months (July-February) of 2015-16 from 17.78Mt in the same period last year. However, exports declined by 24 per cent to 3.8Mt from 5Mt in July-February 2014-15. Total dispatches during the period increased to 24.76Mt from 22.78Mt a year ago, an increase of 8.69 per cent. In February 2016 local sales rose 30 per cent while exports, for the first time since December 2014, showed a slight increase of 1.47 ...