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Peruvian cement market expands 2% in October

19 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement deliveries in Peru edged up two per cent to 1.264Mt in October 2021 when compared with October 2020, according to Peruvian cement association, Asocem. Its members dispatched 1.17Mt, up two per cent YoY. Cement production from members’ cement plants increased seven per cent to 1.228Mt in October 2021 from 1.147Mt in the equivalent period of 2020. In addition, they also produced 0.992Mt of clinker, up 42 per cent YoY. Domestic supply was complemented by 54,000t of cement imp...

Cementos Pacasmayo sees 25% increase in 3Q revenues

01 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru-based Cementos Pacasmayo has reported a 24.5 per cent YoY increase in revenues to PEN507.2m (US$127m) in the 3Q21, on the back of higher sales volumes of cement, concrete and precast, and an increase in cement and concrete prices, in line with cost inflation. The total sales volume of cement, concrete and precast saw a 14.4 per cent YoY uptick to 937,700t with bagged cement as the largest driver for growth. However, consolidated EBITDA slipped 2.7 per cent YoY to PEN117.3m, mainly du...

Cementos Yura appoints new general manager

25 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru-based Cementos Yura has selected Fernando Rojas as its new general manager, replacing Julio Caceres, who was appointed on an interim basis. Mr Rojas has more than 27 years of experience in the cement industry internationally, having developed his professional career in Cemex, where he served as director of operations (Costa Rica and Puerto Rico) and lead the regional direction of Optimisation and Sustainability for Central America and the Caribbean. Julio Cáceres has been appointe...

Peru's cement market expands 14% YoY in September

20 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru advanced 14 per cent YoY and three per cent MoM to 1.238Mt in September, according to Asocem, the country’s cement association. Of this total, Asocem members delivered 1.145Mt, up 14 per cent YoY and three per cent MoM. Cement production increased by 14 per cent YoY and by two per cent MoM to 1.145Mt in September. In addition, clinker output advanced by 50 per cent YoY and by five per cent MoM to 0.901Mt. Asocem members exported 17,100t of cement, up 33 per cent...

Peru's cement market expands 18% in August

23 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru advanced 18 per cent to 1.202Mt in August 2021 when compared with 1.018Mt in August 2020, according to Asocem, the country’s cement association. When compared with July 2021, dispatches increased by six per cent. Asocem members dispatched 1.112Mt, up 19 per cent YoY and six per cent MoM. Output from Asocem member companies increased 15 per cent to 1.126Mt from 0.977Mt in the year-ago period and by six per cent when compared with July 2021. Of this total, 18,500t o...

Fancesa increases clinker sales to Chile

20 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Bolivia-based Fancesa will be delivering an 8000t clinker shipment to Chile, following the 1000t cargo to CBB in the neighbouring state last month, according to Correo del Sur. The company is currently carrying out a study into the sale of clinker and has requested collaboration from the local transport sector, according to Amael España, the company’s legal receiver. “I'm sure the carriers will help us. We have to be competitive by lowering prices and keeping up with international competit...

Peruvian cement prospects

19 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru’s domestic cement market has been showing signs of recovery since the onset of COVID-19 and the local cement sector played an important role in helping to cushion the effects of the pandemic. The country’s cement association, Asocem, provides an overview of recent industry trends amid challenging times and prospects for continued recovery. By Asocem, Peru. The cement industry in Peru has been investing in reducing the environmental impact of operations. Changes in energy usage...

Peru sees demand up 26% in July 2021

19 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru’s cement market grew 26 per cent YoY to 1.135Mt in July 2021, compared with 0.904Mt in the year-ago period, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Cement production also advanced 29 per cent to 1.063Mt in July 2021 against 0.821Mt in the same month of 2020. Compared to July 2019, production climbed 24 per cent from 0.858Mt. Cement exports rose 171 per cent YoY to 18,200t, while clinker exports reached 66,200t (-26 per cent from June 2021). Elsewhere, cement imports ...

Cementos Pacasmayo posts 286% rise in revenue

20 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru's Cementos Pacasmayo has seen its revenue increase 285.7 per cent YoY to PEN440.9m (US$111.64m) in the second quarter of 2021, compared to PEN114.3m in the year-ago period. Consolidated EBITDA also surged to PEN90m from a PEN5.7m loss in the 2Q20. Sales volumes of cement, concrete and precast increased 257.2 per cent YoY to 847,700t, mainly due to the continued increase in sales of bagged cement and to the halt in commercialisation during the 2Q20. If compared to volumese in the 2Q19...

Peruvian cement demand surges 66% in June

16 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru’s cement market expanded by 66 per cent YoY to 1.085Mt in June 2021, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. When compared with June 2019, the increase was 23 per cent from 0.879Mt. Cement production saw a 68 per cent increase to 1.085Mt in June 2021 when compared with 0.655Mt manufactured in June 2020. When compared with June 2019 output advanced 24 per cent from 0.879Mt. External trade Cement exports rose by 144 per cent from 6000t in June 2020 to 16,000t in June ...