Construction boom: Cement sales soar by 20pc

KARACHI: Mushrooming of construction activities under Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme have resulted in the increase of cement sales by 20.40 per cent from 39.965m tonnes in FY20 to 48.119 million tonnes in FY21. 

According to reports, cement exports also plummeted 7.847m tonnes during FY20 to 9.314m tonnes in FY21, signally an increase of 19 per cent. 

As per details, June saw an increase of 13 per cent growth in cement from June 2020 to June 2021. Total cement dispatches were 5.211m tonnes in June 2021 while 4.623m tonnes last year. In addition, local cement soared by 22 per cent from 3.834m tonnes in June 2020 to  4.668m tonnes in June 2021. 


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