Cement  Deliveries Down by 4.69% to 3.2M tons y-o-y by August  2018

According to the central bank of Lebanon , Cement deliveries decreased by an annual 4.69% by August 2018 to stand at 3.20M tons, compared to 3.35M tons by August 2017. In fact, the number of construction permits also dropped by a yearly 17.67% to reach 9,342 by August 2018 according to the Orders of Engineers in Beirut and Tripoli .

It is worth mentioning that the six-month moving average of the number of cements deliveries declined by 4.41% year-on-year (y-o-y), to reach 430,784 tons by August 2018.

 Total Monthly Cement Deliveries (M tons)

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Source: Banque du Liban

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