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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.

Thang Long delivers export shipment to Peru

05 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Thang Long Cement JSC has exported 30,000t of bulk cement to Peru, its first shipment to the country and largest consignment so far this year. Since May, the Vietnamese cement producer has exported 750,000t of cement in total, including 100,000t of OPC, Vietnam News Brief Service reported citing data from the government’s website. For the year to-date, Thang Long Cement’s total sales (domestic and exports) have reached 1.9Mt . The company is a joint venture between the state-run Vi...

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...