Pakistan cement exports to Afghanistan down 25%

Pakistan cement exports to Afghanistan down 25%
Published: 10 April 2015

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Pakistan cement exports to its main international market of Afghanistan have fallen by a quarter in the first nine months of the current fiscal, industry officials said on Wednesday.

Pakistan exported 2.06Mt cement to Afghanistan in the July-March period of FY14-15, compared to 2.75Mt in the compartive period of the previous fiscal, according to data by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA).

The official told local press that Pakistan is is losing ground in Afghanistan to exports from Iran and India, Iranian cement makers along with their Indian counterparts have made inroads into Afghanistan,” an official said. (Source: Plus News Pakistan)