Cement despatches cross 25m tons in FY13

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LAHORE - All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association Pakistan (APCMA) has announced that domestic cement despatches crossed 25 million tons in 2012-13 for the first time in Pakistanís history being 1.1 million tons higher than previous yearís 23.95 million tons.

According to the annual statistics, released by the APCMA on Wednesday, the industry despatched 33.43 million tons of cement in 2012-13 out of which 25.06 million tons were consumed domestically while 8.37m tons were exported. The total cement despatches, however, remained lower than the record despatches of 34.22m tons witnessed in 2009-2010 which was supported by exports of 10.65 million tons that year while the domestic consumption was 23.57 million tons.

Courtesy: †Nation

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