Economy & Market
Argentine cement sales fall by a third in May 2020
Producers sold 649,000t of cement in May 2020, down by 33 per cent year-on-year from 965,000t in May 2019. Data from the Asociaci=n de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (AFCP) shows that the sharpest decline, of 80 per cent, was in Buenos Aires. Total sales nonetheless grew by 61 per cent month-on-month from 404,000t in April 2020.