According to Stock Market Wire, Steppe cement has released its results for 1Q13. The Kazakhstani cement producer saw cement sales volumes drop by 2% from 170 080 t in 1Q12 to 166 121 t in 1Q13. However, sales revenue increased by 16% from KZT1.953 billion to KZT2.272 billion. Steppe Cement’s market share came in at 15% in 1Q13 down from 18% in the corresponding period in 2012. Cement consumption in the country grew by 17% y/y in 1Q13, with total consumption for 2013 expected to rise to 7.7 million t.
Edited from various sources by Louise Fordham.
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