China exports 2.18Mt of cement in Jan ‘07

China exports 2.18Mt of cement in Jan ‘07
Published: 19 March 2007

China exported 2.183Mt  of cement in January this year, surging 28.6 per cent YoY, according to customs statistics. 
 
The country exported 36.13Mt of cement in 2006, leaping 63.1 per cent YoY.
 
Its cement products were mainly produced and exported by eastern coastal cities. China’s exports to the EU and the United Arab Emirates rose sharply while those to the United States fell. 
 
Demand for cement soared on the international market last year.