Turkish cement, clinker and ready mixed concrete producer Mardin Cimento has signed an agreement to export 125,000t of cement to Syria.
The company will start shipments under the agreement in the forthcoming days, Mardin Cimento director general H. Ilker Guner said.
Mardin Cimento, part of the cement division of Turkish army pension fund Oyak, exported 250,000t of cement to Syria in 2003. The company plans domestic sales of 600,000t and exports of 300,000t of cement for 2004. Its 2004 business plan envisages production of 645,000t of clinker, 900,000t of cement and 134,000m3 of ready mixed concrete.