According to the latest report by Reuters, Puerto Rico's cement sales dropped by nearly 15% in December year-on-year. This has affected the economic activity index on a whole, resulting in a decrease of 0.5% in December.
The data showed that gasoline consumption fell by 0.8% alongside cement sales. The US territory has about US$70 billion of debt and has defaulted on some of its borrowings.
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