Cement sales in south region up by 21%

January 13, 2019 Off By Web Desk

The sale of cement in south region of the country has increased by 21 percent from 3.38 million tons in first six months of fiscal year 2017-18 (Jul-Dec) to 4.08 million tons this fiscal.

However, the local sales in the north have declined by 5.95 percent in the first six months of this fiscal from 16.45 million tons in July-Dec 2017 to 15.47 million tons in July-Dec 2018.

According to All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association, the overall domestic cement dispatches have decreased in first six months of fiscal year 18-19 by 1.41 percent as compared to same period last year which is the first ever such instance in last nine years.

Source: Radio Pakistan