Iran six month output hits 36Mt

Iran six month output hits 36Mt
Published: 30 October 2012

Tagged Under: Iran production Exports 

Cement production in Iran during the first six months of the current Iranian calender (beginning 20 March 2012) has reached 36Mt, Esfandiar Salarvand MD of Fars & Khuzestan Cement Company, told local press.

Mr Salarvand said that Iran plans to export 12Mt of cement in the current calender year.

Last month, Vajihollah Jafari deputy industry minister of Iran said that Iran plans to produce 75Mt of cement by the end of the current Iranian year (20 March 2013).

According to Mehdi Ghazanfari, Iran’s industry, mine and trade minister of Iran said in August that the country's current cement production capacity stands at 74Mta, a figure that will reach 110Mta by 2015.