Breaking News :

Snapchat is up and running yet again

AC Bannu shares wedding joy with street children

PM Khan in hot waters for not holding intra-party polls

Covid-19: Sindh to be locked down tomorrow onwards

Nausheen Shah hits back at trolls on Instagram

Current account deficit to remain between 2-3pc in FY22: SBP

Sharif met Mohib to protect Pakistan’s national interest: Abbasi

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to further economic cooperation

Noor asked me to bring Rs700,000 to Zahir’s house: driver

China, Pakistan agree to boost cooperation under CPEC

Pak, Saudi Arabia agree to further bilateral ties

PML-N, PPP reject AJK results

Pakistan ranks top 10 in business environment: Chinese report

PPP bags Sindh-Balochistan seat of AJK assembly

Four martyred in AJK as Army vehicle falls into ravine

PTI wins 25 seats in AJK elections

25 textile companies contribute 21pc to $25bn exports

Gandapur’s misogynist remarks against Maryam draw public ire

I am definitely the candidate to replace PM Khan: Mehwish Hayat

Govt welcomes UK move against corrupt elements

Tajik forces declare readiness to counter any uncertain scenario on Afghan border

Qureshi set to embark on China visit today

Cargo ship stranded at Karachi’s Seaview for second day

Video of a bull getting out of control and shot goes viral

A must-try recipe for this Bakrid

WhatsApp introduces joinable calls feature

Delta variant on a roll in Karachi

Security of Chinese nationals improved after Dasu incident

Zalmay holds talks with Army Chief, PM

Cryptocurrency advocates want Pakistan to align itself with modern times

Saudi Arabia allows shops to remain open during prayers

Behroze Sabzwari speaks on his son’s separation with Syra Yousuf

RSS ideology main hurdle in Indo-Pak peace: PM Khan

Uninstall these apps if you want to use WhatsApp

Pakistan, Uzbekistan set to produce a film together

Mahira Khan says she is not even engaged

Disappointed at allegations from Afghanistan: PM Khan

Chaman border closed after Taliban get close

Pakistan for Afghan-owned solution in Afghanistan: Qureshi

Some updates about the upcoming iPhone 13

Sherry says Pakistan doesn’t criminalise violence

Will EVMs be effective in Pakistan?

Cuba proposes to establish a vaccine plant in Pakistan

Ban on TLP to be maintained: Fawad Chaudhary

Twitter lashes out at Pakistani team as they suffer a 3-0 whitewash

Maryam Nawaz’s blunder lands her into hot waters yet again

Taliban destroy two helicopters of the Afghan forces

Naegleria claims 4th life in Karachi

PM Khan reiterates support to Kashmiri struggle for freedom

Monsoon season begins in Pakistan

Khalilzad embarks on diplomacy tour of Qatar, Uzbekistan and Pakistan

Bushra Ansari proves again that age is just a number

No taxes on imports for exports sector from Aug 14: FBR

Faysal Quraishi recreates his viral ‘jaahil log’ video

Pakistan welcomes Iran’s role in Afghan peace process

WhatsApp may finally allow you to select quality for sending visual content

Beware! 22 brands of water declared unsafe for human consumption

PM warns nation of Covid-19’s Indian variant

Shahroz says he always saw a life partner in Sadaf

Biden vows to stand by Afghan security forces

Pakistan to see electric cars in this month

China assures to stand behind Pakistan regardless of world politics

Pak vs Eng: Haris Sohail ruled out of ODI series

Spotify vs Apple Music vs Sound Cloud: 12 best music streaming services in 2021

$1b Eurobonds floated at 8.5% interest rate

Man accused of assaulting young couple arrested in Islamabad

Legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passes away

Karachi matric board chairperson explains details behind controversy

How to know if you have been blocked by someone on Whatsapp?

India clearly behind Lahore blast: Sheikh Rashid

State keen to talk to Baloch insurgents: Chaudhary

People unhappy with scantily clad women at Hum Style Awards

Minal’s fans are worried after her hospital pictures go viral

Why you should refrain from investing in crypto

Selected Imran should refrain from commenting on Pakistan’s nuclear assets: Maryam Nawaz

Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar sides with PM Khan over his statements on rape

UAE-Pakistan friendly ties continue to foster growth, development

Cement sales go up by 24.3pc in April 2021

Cement sales go up by 24.3pc in April 2021

A surge in construction activities has spiked cement sales by a whopping 24.3 percent during April 2021, as sales during the month crossed 4.066 million tonnes.

In the same month last year, cement sales of 3.271m tonnes were recorded. Exports have also posted a massive growth of 252pc, as a total of 877,163 tonnes were exported during April 2021. In the same period last year, cement exports stayed at 249,127 tonnes.

Combining exports and local sales, total cement dispatches registered an increment of 40.41pc in April 2021 to 4.943m tonnes. In April 2020, this figure was 3.52m tonnes.  

As per the figures released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), in April 2021, the North-based cement mills supplied 3.377m tonnes in the domestic markets. This showed a spike of 15.33pc as compared to 2.928m tonnes from a year ago. 

Read Also | Housing finance sees a record 36% spike

Dispatches by the South-based mills stood at 688,239 tonnes during April this year, showing a jump of 100pc compared to 342,594 tonnes in the corresponding period of 2020.

Exports from North-based mills showed an enormous increase of 155 times as the supply spiked to 250,072 tonnes in April 2021 from just 1,609 tonnes in April 2020. Exports from the South rose by 153.35pc from 247,519 tonnes in April 2020 to 627,091 tonnes in April 2021.

Total cement dispatches during 10MFY21, domestic and exports combined, were 48.274m tonnes. This signifies a jump of 19pc from 40.555m tonnes the same month last fiscal year.

An APCMA spokesman predicted that cement exports would cross nine million tonnes by June 2021. He said that domestic dispatches were on a rise even in the holy month of Ramadan during which usually construction activities slow down.

Read Previous

IMF deal to be renegotiated: Tarin

Read Next

ECP orders a recount in NA-249 on PML-N’s request

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x