Companies associated with Peru’s cement association, ASOCEM, dispatched 847 982 t of cement on the country’s domestic market in June 2014. Meanwhile, exports came in at 20 461 t. In 1H14, domestic cement dispatches increased by 0.84% y/y.
According to INEI, the Peruvian economy grew by 1.84% in May 2014, with all sectors demonstrating positive growth in the first five months of the year. In May alone, activity in the country’s construction industry improved by 4.75%, boosted by greater public investment in road and bridge infrastructure. Higher activity in terms of commercial and office buildings helped to drive cement demand.
Edited from various sources by Louise Fordham
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