Cement export posts 18.9pc growth last month

Cement export has posted 18.9pc growth in the month of September.

Over 0.715 million tons cement was exported from Pakistan in this period against 0.401 million tons exported in Sept 2017.

Data shows that exports from North were 0.294 million tons last month and decreased by 4.69 percent against 0.308 million tons in September 2017. Exports from the South stood at 0.421 million tons in September 2018 and increased by 350.92 percent against 0.093 million tons in September last year.

Experts said that the industry closed the first quarter of this fiscal on a moderate note. This growth pales when compared with the high growth the industry maintained in past five years.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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