Iran’s exports surpass 3Mt mark in first two months

Iran’s exports surpass 3Mt mark in first two months
Published: 12 June 2014

Tagged Under: Middle East Exports Iran 

Iran exported over 3.47Mt of cement and clinker in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on 21 March, an Iranian cement industry official announced on Tuesday.

In the second Iranian calendar month of Ordibehesht (21 April - 21 May ), Iran exported over 1.411Mt of cement and 625,393t of clinker, IRIB quoted Abdolreza Sheikhan as saying.

Over 8.739Mt of the cement produced in the two-month period was used domestically, he added.

Iran exported around 18Mta of cement in the previous Iranian calendar year, which ended on 20 March 2014.

In the past Iranian year, Iran exported cement to 24 countries including Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey, the UAE, Georgia, Oman, India, and China.