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Peru records stable 4M14 cement deliveries

21 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Peru’s domestic cement dispatches reached 3,279,640t between January and April 2014, edging up 0.1 per cent YoY, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Cement output followed a similar trend, totalling 3,344,562t over the period with producers shipping 3,349,510t – including exports – in the first four months of the year, representing a 0.13 per cent increase YoY. According to Pablo Otero, analyst at Maximixe, the rise in dispatches reflects the dynamism in both public ...

Peru: Unacem market share slips to 49%

06 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Peruvian cement company Unacem has seen its market share fall from 51.42 per cent in 1Q13 to 49.14 per cent in 1Q14, according to news service Gestión. The cement maker has attributed the decline to a combination of “aggressive competition from imported cement at dumping prices and lower cement demand”.

Peru: Pacasmayo 1Q net income down

30 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Peruvian producer Cementos Pacasmayo reported a drop in net income of 11.8 per cent YoY to PEN39.8m (US$14.1m) in the first quarter of 2014. EBITDA came in at PEN80.7m compared to PEN81.3m in the corresponding period of 2013. However, cement sales volumes grew by four per cent YoY, exceeding market growth, with cement net sales improving by 5.9 per cent YoY and total sales by three per cent YoY. During the Jan-Mar 2014 period, cement shipments in Peru increased marginally by 1.35 per cen...

Peru: market expands 1.35% in 1Q14

16 April 2014, Published under Cement News

In March, the Peruvian cement market remained broadly stable from 815,317t in February to 814,495t, according to domestic cement association, Asocem.   Output from local producers increased 1.4 per cent from 832,275t the previous month to 844,301t and exports rose 8.1 per cent from 15,349t in February to 16,599t. Between Jan-Mar 2014, cement shipments in Peru totalled 2,453,948t, a YoY increase of 1.35 per cent. Production in the first quarter of 2014 reached 2,501,997t, slipping b...

Peruvian domestic dispatches stable

19 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru edged up 0.14 per cent in Jan-Feb 2014 to 1,639,454t when compared with the equivalent period of the previous year, according to Peru’s cement association, Asocem. However, producers saw a 25.3 per cent YoY drop in exports, which reached 32,569t. Cement production in the country’s cement plants fell 1.2 per cent to 1,657,696t when compared with Jan-Feb 2013.

Peru: January sales slip 3%

25 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement shipments in Peru reached 824,137.39t in January, according to the country’s cement assocation Asocem. This represents a YoY decrease of 3.1 per cent. In January, Peruvian cement producers exported 17,220t.

Venezuela plans to reduce imports of Peruvian and Brazilian cement

24 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Venezuela’s President Evo Morales announced the intention to reduce the import of cement from Peru and Brazil by installing new plants and increasing domestic output. “I want us to expand the industry and reduce imports, but sometimes emergencies have necessitated imports. These need to be curtailed and I hope to achieve this,” he said during a visit to Cooperativa Boliviana de Cemento (Coboce). The president said to achieve this objective it did not matter whether cement plants were ...

Peru: cement market expands 7.15% in 2013

17 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Peru reached 10,256,359t in 2013, up 7.15 per cent YoY when compared with the 9,571,920t dispatched in 2012, according to Peru’s cement association, Asocem. However, when annual growth is considered, the latest market expansion is significantly down on the previous figure, which saw growth of 15.41 per cent. Cement production reached 10,526,582t, an increase of 6.9% when compared with 2012, when Peru’s cement producers manufactured 9,847,026t. Exports rose 11...

Peru market expands at slower rate

15 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru increased 7.45 per cent YoY to 9,408,853t between January and November 2013, according to the its cement association Asocem. The latest figures confirm a cooling trend as dispatches in October increased 8.23 per cent and January-November 2012 showed a rise of 16.6 per cent. Full-year growth is expected to be around nine per cent, significantly lower than the 15.4 per cent reported at the end of 2012. However, according to Maximixe analyst Pablo Otero, the contin...

Peru’s Jan-Nov demand advances 7.5% YoY

02 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru fell from 939,135t in October to 896,600t in November. However, the country’s cement companies produced 920,636t, up from 916,774t the previous month and cement exports rose from 18,090t to 23,236t during the period. For January to November, Peruvian cement demand increased by 7.45 per cent YoY to 9,408,853t while exports rose 5.33 per cent to 182,427t. Around 9,598,552t of cement was produced, an advance of 6.9 per cent when compared with Jan-Nov 2012.