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Pakistan cement dispatches dwindle in July 2022

03 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan dispatched a 2.039Mt of cement during July 2022, down 47.7 per cent from 3.899Mt during the same month of the last fiscal year. According to the data released by the APCMA, local cement dispatches by the industry during July 2022 were 1.88Mt compared to 3.44Mt in July 2021, showing a decline of 45.3 per cent. Export dispatches also suffered a massive decrease of 66.1 per cent as the volumes reduced from 452,777t in July 2021 to 153,517t in July 2022. As a result, capacity ut...

Pakistan dispatches decline in FY22 by 8%

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) released 12 months of local and overseas dispatch data on 4 July. During the FY21-22 (July 2021-June 2022) total cement dispatches were 52.89Mt, 7.9 per cent lower than 57.43Mt dispatched during the last fiscal year. Domestic consumption during this period fell by one per cent to 47.63Mt from 48.11Mt, while exports declined by 43.6 per cent to 5.25Mt from 9.31Mt from FY20-21. DG Khan Cement Co said in a briefing that local g...

Pakistan cement dispatches and exports slow in 9MFY22

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s cement dispatches have slowed amid rising construction costs, a lower development budget and higher freight costs with 9MFY22 dispatches down six per cent, says Topline Securities.     Topline analysts report that political noise, economic slowdown and rising cement bag costs could further affect dispatches going ahead. Along with the lower dispatches, rising coal cost is another key concern for the sector as global supply chain disruption, and the Russia-Ukraine war has kept t...

Pakistani cement producers earn a profit in 1HFY22

11 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The major players in Pakistan’s cement industry have reported a profit during 1HFY22 in Pakistan. The Spectrum Research has attributed to an increase in the topline, a decrease in finance cost and an increase in other costs during this period, particularly in the 2QFY22. However, most of the companies did not announce any dividends.   Industry dispatches in 1HFY22 According to Lucky Cement , the cement industry-wide local sales volume registered a growth of 1.9 per cent to reach 24....

Pakistan cement dispatches fall in February and 8MFY22 

07 March 2022, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) released disappointing domestic and export dispatch data for February and 8MFY22 as some negative developments hit the cement industry. Businesss sentiment is low as the industry sees burgeoning coal prices, a cut in public sector development funds by Islamabad to make up losses for the freezing of oil prices and lowering power tariffs for the next four months. In addition, there have been falling prices of cement scripts in local market...

Pakistani cement dispatches contracted in 7MFY22

03 February 2022, Published under Cement News

According to the data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), total local and overseas cement dispatches declined by 16.6 per cent 3.95Mt in January 2022 against 4.73Mt dispatched during the same month of last year. The breakdown of data shows local cement dispatches by the industry during January 2022 were 3.4Mt compared to 4.04Mt in January 2021, showing a reduction of 15.9 per cent. However, exports saw a massive decline of 20.7 per cent as the volume fell from ...

Pakistan cement records dismal performance in December

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

According to the data released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), total cement dispatches declined by 4.2 per cent in December 2021 to 4.59Mt from 4.79Mt dispatched during the same month last fiscal year.   AKD Research referred to this dismal performance to seasonality but expressed hope that the local demand remains vital for FY22 as economic activity continues to pick up where the private sector is expected to provide significant support to demand. Out ...

APCMA reports declining local and export dispatches

08 November 2021, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) reports that cement dispatches declined by 9.1 per cent to 5.214Mt in October 2021 against 5.735Mt in the year-ago period. The breakdown indicates that the local share out of this total stands at 4.603Mt, compared to 4.859Mt in October 2020, showing a reduction of 5.3 per cent YoY. Exports suffered a significant 30.1 per cent decline, as volumes fell from 875,266t to 611,884t in October 2021. A representative of the APCMA said that ...