Thatta Cement Company, Pakistan, has informed Karachi Stock Exchange of its results for the first half of this fiscal (1H15). The company achieved a net profit of Rs.134 million, up 51% y/y. Net sales were down y/y at Rs.104 billion, though the cost of sales also declined.
Pakistan’s cement sales increased by more than 6% in 1H15, as domestic cement consumption increased. Thatta Cement has a plant in the south of the country, where cement sales reached 2.1 million t in 1H15, an increase of 2.39%.
Exports from Pakistan also increased in the July – November period, as reported last month. In November alone, cement exports were up 28.06% y/y and 25.7% m/m.
Edited from various sources by Katherine Guenioui
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