Iran: 7-month cement output up 11%

Iran: 7-month cement output up 11%
Published: 03 November 2009

Islamic Republic of Iran News Network quoted the Ministry of Industries and Mines’ Public Relations office as reporting that the production was 11 per cent higher than the figure for the same period last year.

Based on the report, some 28.7Mt of clinker were produce in the mentioned period, which shows 11.6 per cent increase in comparison to the same period last year.

The country’s cement output in the Iranian calendar month of Mehr (September 23-October 22) stood at 4.69Mt, a 26 per cent rise YoY.

Some 4.3Mt of clinker has also been produced in the aforementioned month, up 24 per cent compared to the corresponding figure in the year before.