ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, with a population of 241 million, boasts a significant cement industry that plays a crucial role in the country’s economy. Often referred to as the backbone of the economy, the cement industry is vital due to its close association with infrastructure projects, as the demand for essential binding materials remains high.
Over the past few years, the cement sector has experienced steady expansion in both production output and capacity, reflecting its enduring importance in driving economic growth and development within Pakistan.
Cement Companies in Pakistan
Top Cement makers in Pakistan are Lucky Cement Ltd, the largest cement manufacturing company, which is followed by DG Khan Cement Co. Ltd, Attock Cement, Kohinoor Cement, Power Cement, and Dewan Cement.
Other famous cement makers are Maple Leaf Cement and Bestway Cement.
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Maple Leaf Cement
DG Khan Cement
Lately, Cement dispatches saw decline as total binder dispatches during January 2024 were 3.414 million tons as compared with 4.006 million tons during the same month of last fiscal year.
Data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) on Friday, local cement dispatches during January 2024 were 2.967 million tons as compared to 3.588 million tons in January 2023, showing a decline of 17.3pc.
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Exports, however, surge by 6.82pc as the volumes increased from 418,067 tons in January 2023 to 446,595 tons in January 2024. In January 2024, north based mills dispatched 2.434 million tons cement, showing a decline of 15.83pc against 2.892 million tons in January 2023. South based mills dispatched 979,970 tons cement during January 2024 that was 12.08pc less compared to 1.115 million tons during January 2023.