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Import of corrugated sheets of asbestos, cellulose fibre cement to Sri Lanka goes down in 2017

United Nations Statistical Office published that cement import greatly went down by 81.22% compared with the previous year. The indicator diminished strongly by 882 064 kilogram, contrarily to the previous year when it rose by 200.52 percent. Sri Lanka saw a decrease of 97.08% in cement import over the past 19 years. Moreover, it has shown an increase at a 0.38 percent average annual growth rate over the five years with a negligible overall diminution since the start of time series. It averaged 489 228 kilogram from 1999 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 6 977 288 kilogram in 1999 and record low of 157 kilogram in 2002.

Import of corrugated sheets of asbestos, cellulose fibre cement to Sri Lanka goes down in 2017
Date Kilogram Variation
2017 203 996.00 -81.22
2016 1 086 060.00 200.52
2015 361 389.00 791.61
2013 40 532.00 -36.83
2012 64 166.00 39.25
2011 46 080.00 -58.02
2010 109 770.00 760.33
2007 12 759.00 -45.84
2006 23 559.00 -47.5
2005 44 874.00 -63.26

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Main Cement Indicators

  • Cement Import

  • Cement Export

  • Cement Production

    Production of cement, usually expressed in tons. Cement can be defined as a fine powder which sets after a few hours when mixed with water, and then hardens in a few days into a solid, strong material. Cement is mainly used to bind fine sand and coarse aggregates together in concrete. Based on: Cembureau (European Cement Association).

  • Cement Sales

  • Cement Prices

    Price level of cement, usually expressed per ton in national currency. Cement can be defined as a fine powder which sets after a few hours when mixed with water, and then hardens in a few days into a solid, strong material. Cement is mainly used to bind fine sand and coarse aggregates together in concrete. Based on: Cembureau (European Cement Association).