Export of Chinese cement

Export of Chinese cement
Published: 18 May 2005

The total export of cement and cement clinker of the whole year out of China  was 7Mt, a rise of 21.5 per cent on a year-on-year basis. The export mainly concentrated in North America, Asian countries, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, accounting for 92 per cent of the total export. So far this year, exports of cement continued to get better, between January and February, the export of cement and cement clinker reached 1.6Mt, up by more than 80 per cent on a year-on-year basis. Insiders predicted that the export of cement is very much likely to break through 10Mt for 2005 as a whole.