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Mumbai, Jan. 3 The Aditya Birla Group said on Friday that its cement despatches in December rose 13.4 per cent from a year ago period to 2.98 million tonnes. Production for the month rose 14.9 per cent to 2.93 million tonnes.

The group sold 2.54 million tonnes in November and produced 2.50 million tonnes.

The group’s cement business includes flagship Grasim Industries and UltraTech Cement which together account for a combined production capacity of 35 million tonnes a year.

ACC

ACC has also announced its cumulative production and despatches figures from January to December 2008.

The cumulative cement production for January-December 2008 stood at 20.84 million tonnes (19.92 million tonnes).

Cement despatches for January-December 2008 period was 20.86 million tonnes, (19.88 million tonnes).

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(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated January 4, 2009)
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