- The increase in consolidated net sales was due mainly to higher prices of our products in local currency terms and higher volumes in most of our regions.
- Operating earnings before other expenses, net, during the second quarter increased by 24%, to US$451 million.
- Operating EBITDA grew during the quarter by 4% and, adjusting for the higher number of business days in our operations during the quarter, increased by 2%.
- Operating EBITDA margin during the quarter reached 18.2%, remaining flat on a year-over-year basis.
- Free cash flow after maintenance capital expenditures for the quarter was negative US$86 million, compared with US$21 million during the same quarter of 2012.
CEMEX Reports Second-Quarter 2013 Results
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