Positive trends continue in the first half of the year

In the first half of 2012, Lafarge records a positive revenue and sales development – this applies to all business segments and to a major part of its markets. The overall sales volume increased by 5% compared to the previous year. The current operating income rose by 15%. The net income, however, was considerably down compared to the previous year, which was primarily due to one-time special effects and impairments on Greek facilities. Current year’s sales increases resulted from a successful price policy with which Lafarge encounters the risings costs. So far for the year, Lafarge was able...

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