China exported 4.28Mt of cement and clinker in the first quarter of this year, 20.6% more than in the same period of 2009, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
In the first three months, the country exported 2.03Mt of clinker, translating into a 19.4% increase in the same period last year.
Cement exports were 2.25Mt in the first three months, up 21.7% YoY.
The ministry said the exports of cement and clinker in the first quarter were still less than the 7.8Mt exported in the first quarter of 2008.
Source: China Knowledge