Domestic cement dispatches grew by 15.42% during 2017-2018

Pakistan cement industry ended fiscal 2017-18 on a jubilant note, posting yearly growth of 13.84%; with domestic consumption increasing by 15.42% and exports inching up by 1.77% – first time in nine years that exports registered growth. According to data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA), during the fiscal year 2017-2018, domestic consumption stood at 41.147

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NBP wins eight corporate social responsibility awards

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) bagged eight awards at the two prestigious CSR Summit and Award ceremonies, organized in Karachi and Islamabad respectively. Impressed by NBP’s vision and implementation of CSR activities, the two organizations; National Forum for Health and Environment (NFEH) and The Professionals Network (TPN) unanimously acknowledged NBP’s valuable contribution in diversified categories.

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Pakistan: Cement industry capacity utilization touches 99 % in January 2018

Domestic consumption of cement increased by a whopping 37.3 percent in January 2018 on year-on-year basis as the construction activities continued to lead the economy and employment of both skilled and unskilled workforce of the Pakistan. However, the dismal performance of exports remained the achilles’ heels of cement industry as the exports went down by 7.82

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