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Dewan Cement

Dewan Cement returns to profit in 2QFY21-22

Pakistan-based Dewan Cement Ltd posted a turnover of PKR4149.6m (US$23.4m) in the quarter ended 31 December 2021 (2QFY21-22), up from PKR931.6m in the 2QFY20-21.

In the 2QFY21-22, the company achieved an operating profit of PKR68.8m, an improvement when compared with the PKR334.5m loss in the 2QFY20-21. Net profit reached PKR130.7m, up from a loss of PKR266.6m in the equivalent period of the previous year.

Pakistan cement production rises 27% in 12MFY21

International news agency CEMNET reported, The overall output of the Large-Scale Manufacturing Industries Index (LSMI) in Pakistan increased by 14.9 per cent for July 2020-June 2021 compared to July 2019-June 2020, including local cement production, FBS estimated. Industry attributes the increase in production on the back of a boost in local demand by housing schemes.

During the last fiscal year of July 2020-June 2021, Pakistan’s cement production increased by 27.3 per cent, YoY to 49.803Mt compared to 39.121Mt in the preceding fiscal year. The upward trend in cement output was also noted in June 2021 alone, when it rose by 32.4 per cent to 4.666Mt versus 3.523Mt in the same month last year.