Turkey 2004 cement output up

Turkey 2004 cement output up
Published: 21 January 2005

The Turkish cement sector boosted its output by 10 per cent year-on-year to 38.5Mt in 2004, it was reported on January 21, 2005.  Turkey’s cement consumption climbed by 9.0 per cent year-on-year to 30.5Mt and cement exports totalled 8Mt.  Iraq topped the list of countries to which Turkey directed most cement exports in 2004. Iraq was fourth in the same list for 2003.  Italy was Turkey’s second biggest cement export market in 2004 with 1Mt and the United States third with 800,000t.