Fitch Publishes First Brazilian Cement Dashboard

CHICAGO--()--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Brazilian Cement Dashboard

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=748320

Fitch Ratings has published its first edition of the Brazilian Cement Dashboard, a new publication that explores key topics affecting the credit profiles of the major players within the Brazilian cement industry. Items discussed include:

--Expectations of domestic cement demand growth in the short and medium terms;

--Capacity utilization levels;

--The need for infrastructure spending; and

--Uncertainty of the CADE trial outcome.

Fitch's expectations of a modest improvement in the operating environment for Brazilian cement companies are built into the companies' current ratings.

The full report is available at www.fitchratings.com or by clicking the link above.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

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Fitch Ratings
Phillip Wrenn
Associate Director
+1-312-368-2075
Fitch Ratings Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60645
or
Joe Bormann, CFA
Managing Director
+1-312-368-3349
or
Debora Jalles
Director
+55-21-4503-2629
or
Media Relations:
Elizabeth Fogerty, +1-212-908-0526 (New York)
elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Phillip Wrenn
Associate Director
+1-312-368-2075
Fitch Ratings Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60645
or
Joe Bormann, CFA
Managing Director
+1-312-368-3349
or
Debora Jalles
Director
+55-21-4503-2629
or
Media Relations:
Elizabeth Fogerty, +1-212-908-0526 (New York)
elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com