Iran cement exports to Africa at 4.6Mt

Iran cement exports to Africa at 4.6Mt
Published: 08 February 2010

The capacity of cement production has reached 66Mta, said director of Cement Producers Association.

Referring to the inauguration of three cement plants in Khuzestan, Zabol and Abyek, Mohammad Hassan Pourkhalil told IRNA that the sector has produced 43.110 million tons of cement over the past ten months, up 14 percent over the same period in the previous year.

Iran has also exported 4.6Mt of cement to Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Persian Gulf states, Oman and Yemen. The exports account for 10.5 per cent of total cement production during the same period.