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Iranian cement demand expands 7% MoM in August

28 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Iran’s cement consumption reached 4.27Mt in August 2021, according to the Iranian cement association. This represents a 6.8 per cent uptick when compared with July 2021. Cement and clinker production stood at 4.79Mt and 5.08Mt, respectively. In addition to supplying the domestic market, Iranian cement producer exported 0.32Mt of cement and 0.44Mt of clinker.

Iran’s Mercantile Exchange sets up separate cement trade hall

22 September 2021, Published under Cement News

The Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) will set up a separate hall for cement trades from 25 September 2021, according to IME’s director for market operation. Following the announcement of the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade on banning the purchase and supply of cement outside the commodity exchange and determining the time for the presence of buyers and sellers of cement in the commodity exchange, the process of admission of cement companies and buyers to the exchange has accelerated. ...

Iranian cement sales down in July

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Iran’s cement market contracted by 30.8 per cent MoM to 4Mt in July 2021 from 5.78Mt in June 2021. Clinker production declined from 6.75Mt in June 2021 to 3.95Mt in July 2021 while cement output decreased to 4.38Mt in July from 6.02Mt in June. In addition to a shrinking domestic market, exports of cement and clinker in July fell to 0.41Mt and 0.3Mt, respectively when compared with the previous month, when cement and clinker exports stood at 0.36Mt and 0.63Mt, respectively.

Cement sold through Iran's mercantile exchange rises

18 August 2021, Published under Cement News

The operations manager of the Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), Abbas Yaghoubi, has provided an update regarding the offering of all the country's cement via the IME, according to Trend News. Currently, 56 companies out of 78 cement companies have been admitted to offer their products through the IME, but further companies are expected to also accept and submit documents. "The trend of cement offering in the IME is upward," said Mr Yaghoubi. "The offering of cement via IME started from 1...

Iran cement production capacity tops 88Mta in FY20-21

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Iran’s nominal cement production capacity totalled 88Mta in FY20-21, according to a report issued by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade (MIMT).  Meanwhile, total cement production over the last year was 69.3Mt, of which 15Mt was exported to Iraq, Afghanistan and some Southeast Asian countries and 64Mt was used locally, stated MIMT.  More than 70 cement factories were operational in Iran, which produced 27 types of cement, of which Type II and V are the most popular.

Iranian cement demand reaches 5.78Mt in June 2021

26 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Iranian cement market consumed 5.78Mt of cement in June 2021, remaining level with the 5.78Mt reported in May. This demand was entirely met by local cement production, which reached 6.02Mt in June while clinker production stood at 6.75Mt. In May cement and clinker output reached 6.1Mt and 6.68Mt, respectively.  In addition, 0.63Mt of clinker and 0.36Mt of cement was exported in June. Exports of both clinker and cement fell when compared with May, when clinker exports were at 0.79Mt a...

Iranian cement market expands 28% MoM in May

16 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Iranian cement consumption in May 2021 reached 5.78Mt. This represents a 28.4 per cent MoM increase from 4.5Mt in April 2021. In addition to domestic deliveries, producers exported 0.34Mt of cement, down 26.1 per cent MoM, and 0.79Mt of clinker, up 3.9 per cent MoM. The country’s cement plants produced 6.1Mt of cement in May 2021, a 21 per cent increase when compared with April 2021, when cement output stood at 5.04Mt. Clinker production declined 4.6 per cent in May 2021 to 6.68Mt from 7M...

Iran's largest cement line inaugurated

02 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Iran’s largest cement line at Abyek Cement Complex was put into operation on Tuesday, according to the Tehran Times. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Alireza Razm Hosseini, the country’s industry, mining and trade minister, noted that Iran’s cement capacity has now reached 80Mta with a demand of 70Mta. However, the exact production capacity of the new line has not been reported. Currently there are 96 cement production lines active in 74 factories across the country, with almost hal...

Iranian cement demand declines 24% YoY in April

18 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Iran’s cement market contracted by 24 per cent YoY to 4.5Mt in April 2021, according to the Iranian Cement Association. In April 2020 the country’s demand reached 5.91Mt. Exports of clinker in April 2021 remained stable at 0.76Mt when compared with April 2020 while cement exports increased by 31 per cent YoY to 0.46Mt. On the supply side, clinker output from domestic cement plants edged up nine per cent to 7Mt, but cement production noted a 19 per cent drop to 5.04Mt when compared with...

Iran produced 68.3Mt of cement in 2020

03 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Iranian cement plants produced 68.3Mt of cement in 2020, according to the Cement Industry Employers’ Association. This represents a capacity utilisation rate of 78.5 per cent. The association expects output in 2021 to rise to more than 70Mt.