Skip to main content

Puerto Rico's economic activity drop driven by cement sales

Published by
World Cement,


Puerto Rico's economic activity index dropped 0.5% year-on-year in November, caused in part by a 2.5% fall in cement sales.

The index is closely correlated with overall economic performance measured as gross national product, and has four main indicators: cement sales, gas consumption, non-farm payroll and electric power generation.

In comparison to cement, on-farm payroll employment increased 0.5% year-on-year in November, while electric power generation dipped by 0.5%.


Edited from source by Joseph Green. Source: Reuters

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/04012016/puerto-rico-economic-activity-drop-driven-cement-sales-255/

You might also like

 EnviroTech 2020

[ONLINE] EnviroTech 2020

EnviroTech 2020 is an online conference for professionals in the cement sector. Featuring presentations from industry experts, you can join this completely virtual conference from anywhere in the world, absolutely free. Register for free today »

 
 
 

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