Alashankou Port Cement Exports Rise

Alashankou Port Cement Exports Rise
Published: 22 June 2007

According to the latest statistics released by Urumqi Customs, Alashankou Port exported 14,200t of cement in May 2007, worth US$ 710,000. The port exported 30,600t of cement in the first five months of 2007, worth US$ 1.9m, up 149% and 113% YoY respectively. The exports involved cement and clinker, white cement, Portland cement and sulphoaluminate cement, all of which were exported to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Kazakhstan’s robust demand for building materials was the major driving force behind the growth in Alashankou Port’s cement exports.