27 May 2024
Monday 15 April 2024 - 01:25
Story Code : 419599
Source : IRNA

Iran's cement exports up 12% in nearly two years: Official

The Iran Project : Iran's cement exports have grown by 12 percent in nearly two years, according to figures by Iran's Cement Industry Producers Association.
Iran's cement
According to The Iran Project,Ali Akbar Alvandian, head the association, said on Saturday that Iran had exported 10.5 million metric tons (mt) of cement in the first nine months of the calendar year 1402 (March 21-December 21).

Thirteen million mt of cement had been exported in 1401, he added.

Alvandian noted that Iran produces about 90 million mt of cement annually, of which 60 million mt is consumed domestically.

There are currently 13 semi-finished projects in the country, he said, adding that the production of white cement will increase by over 8.8 million mt if they become operational.

Iranian cement is exported to 25 countries, including Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Syria.
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