Skip to main content

Argentina: Portland cement dispatches down in December 2014

World Cement,

According to the AFCP, Argentina’s Portland cement producers dispatched 905 306 t of cement in December 2014, including exports. This is 10.4% lower than the volumes dispatched in November 2014 and also represents a decline of 2.4% y/y.

In terms of domestic consumption, AFCP-associated companies dispatched 892 313 t of cement during the month, including imports. This is down 10.4% on November 2014 and 2.5% on December 2013.

Local press reports indicate that construction activity in Argentina declined by 0.4% y/y in 2014. Construction activity in December 2014 fell by 9.8% m/m but improved by 0.3% y/y.

Edited from various sources by

Read the article online at:


Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):