Cement production falls in Xinjiang in first half of 2014

Byrebecca3360

Updated Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:20:32 GMT

China: Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwest China saw cement production fall by 14.4% year-on-year to 12.8Mt in the first half of 2014, the local administration of building materials has revealed. Cement sales dropped by 13% to 12.6Mt during the same period.

Meanwhile, the region produced 13.5Mt of clinker in the first half of 2014, a rise of 10.5%. At the end of June 2014 clinker inventories totalled 9.04Mt, an increase of 75.5%.