Thatta Cement’s sales rise as costs mount

Pakistan: Thatta Cement’s sales rose by 35% to US$16.7m in the half-year to 31 December 2018 from US$12.4m in the same period in 2017. Its cost of sales rose by 48% to US$12.5m from US$8.4m. Its profit for the period fell by 6.5% to US$2.2m from US$2.3m.