Total cement dispatches in Pakistan reached approximately 3.07 million t in May 2014, up 6.3% on last year’s 2.9 million t. On the domestic market alone, dispatches grew from 2.1 million t in May 2013 to 2.3 million t in May of this year. However, export volumes declined, falling by 3.4% y/y to 759 000 t.
For the first 11 months of the current fiscal year, total cement dispatches increased by 1.7% y/y to 31.05 million t. Exports contracted by 3.4% y/y during the period but sales on the national market improved by 3.3% y/y to reach 23.6 million t.
Edited from various sources by Louise Fordham
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