CEE: Surge in Sales for French Lafarge

IndustrialsBasic Resources ♦ Published: May 9, 2014; 18:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

The French building material group Lafarge saw a strong increase in sales in Romania and Eastern Europe in general.

Lafarge's sales of building materials increased in the CEE region. / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Cement sales in Romania increased by more than 33 percent in the first quarter this year compared to the same period in 2013. Volume-wise the cement sales in Romania surged by more than 37 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, according to Lafarge’s financial report. "In Romania, cement volumes strongly increased, supported by several projects started earlier due to favourable…