Tanzania likely to start exporting cement soon

Tanzania likely to start exporting cement soon

Tanzania expects to double its cement production in the next few years as new factories come on-stream to satisfy growing demand from the construction sector, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
Tanzania's cement output rose 18.9 per cent last year to slightly above 3Mt on the back of higher demand. Janet Mbene, deputy trade minister,  said the rise in output would see Tanzania  produce a surplus to be exported.



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