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Peru’s cement deliveries up 8% YoY

15 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement shipments in Peru reached 939,135t in October, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. For the Jan-Oct period, deliveries increased by eight per cent YoY. Asocem members exported 18,090t of cement in October.

Bolivia announces Peruvian cement import

07 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Insumos Bolivia plans the import of Peruvian cement to meet the shortage of cement in Bolivia’s domestic market. It has approached Yura de Perú for the delivery of Portland cement.  The government body has denied reports of supply problems and maintains it holds a stock of 80,000 bags. The imports would be purchased “to supply the construction sector with a quality product and without sales restrictions. The sale of cement primarily occurs in La Paz, Santa Cruz y Cochabamba, which have...


05 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Peru, currently home to one of the world’s fastest-growing cement markets, played host to the annual FICEM-APCAC Technical Congress on 2-4 September 2013 at the Delfines Hotel and Casino in Lima. A resounding success, the conference and exhibition attracted a record 358 delegates from across the Latin America and the Caribbean regions, making it one of the largest meetings ever convened by the association. Gladys Triveño Chan Hang, Peru’s minister of production, cuts the ribbon to mar...

Peru’s Cementos Pacasmayo net profit up 4.1%

30 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Cementos Pacasmayo saw its net income increase by 4.1 per cent to PEN48.8m (US$17.6m) in the third quarter compared to the same period of 2012.  Consolidated EBITDA rose by 17.6 per cent YoY to PEN90.2m. In the first nine months of the year, net income advanced 0.5 per cent YoY despite a weak 2Q13. Consolidated EBITDA registered a 28 per cent rise. In terms of cement sales, Pacasmayo noted a 3.5 per cent increase YoY with output up 3.3 per cent YoY. Cementos Pacasmayo is the secon...

Pacasmayo kicks off construction of new plant, Peru

24 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Cementos Pacasmayo has started construction of its new 1.6Mta plant in Piura to meet growing housing and infrastructure requirements in the north of the country. "We have already started the construction of this plant. We have laid the foundation earlier this month. At the moment we are comfortable with the schedule and we are thinking that in the first half of 2015 should start and cement production,” Humberto Nadal, CEO of Cementos Pacasmayo told El Comercio news. The new plant will i...

Jan-August cement dispatches in Peru rise 9.9%

20 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement shipments in the Peruvian market totalled 6.701Mt between January and August 2013, reflecting a 9.87 per cent increase YoY, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Cement production during the period was 6.847Mt, up 9.81 per cent from 6.236Mt recorded in Jan-Aug 2012. Exports in August reached 125,027t, noting a significant advance of 36 per cent YoY. In August 2012, Peru’s cement producers exported 91,834t. Roberto Flores of the research house Inteligo Broke...

Peru: cement shipments rise

21 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Peru's ASOCEM cement association reports that in July its members delivered 88,277t of cement in the domestic market. The January to July shipments are up YoY for the same period by 11 per cent rise, while a total of 16,349t of cement were also exported during July 2013.

Peruvian seven-month dispatches rise 10.8%

16 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Peru increased by 10.8 per cent YoY to 5,785,150t between January and July 2013, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Output from Asocem-affiliated cement plants also saw an upward trend to 5,911,497t, representing a 10.9 per cent rise when compared with the same period the previous year. Exports in Jan-Jul reached 108,620t, up 42.8 per cent against the Jan-Jul 2012 figure of 76,058t.

Pacasmayo boosted by northern projects, Peru

06 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Cementos Pacasmayo, a leading Peruvian cement company, reported a 9.1 per cent increase in cement sales volumes for the 2Q13 as it benefits from strong demand in the northern region. During the second quarter, consolidated EBITDA rose 60 per cent to PEN91.5m (US$32.8m) compared to PEN57.2m in the same period the year before. Operating profit increased 72.9 per cent in 2Q13 to PEN77.8m compared to 2Q12. However, net income fell 21.7 per cent in the second quarter to PEN 23.4m, mainly due ...

Peru’s cement market expands 11.4% in 1H13

16 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement dispatches in Peru totalled 4,904,873t in the first half of 2013, representing an increase of 11.42 per cent when compared with 1H12, according to Peru’s cement producers’ organisation, Asocem. Cement production in the Jan-Jun period reached 5,020,162t, up 12.1 per cent YoY from 4,478,151t. June proved an excellent month for exports as local cement producers shipped 92,271t of cement across the country’s borders, noting a 37.4 per cent rise YoY.