Kazakhstan: staking a claim

Published 23 April 2019

While Kazakstan’s cement demand fell in 2018, the future holds the promise of an expanding domestic market and increasing export sales. Therefore, domestic cement producers are expanding capacity while new entrants stake a claim to future cement market growth. By Joseph F Govreau, Industrial Info Resources, USA.

With ambitious infrastructure development programmes and a robust residential construction market, Kazakh cement

producers are expected to enjoy rising cement demand in the next few years. Image source: Boztay Akimkhan

As the world’s ninth-largest country in area and with a population of more than 18.2m, Kazakhstan is one of central Asia’s most significant countries in terms of economic development.

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