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Iranian cement and clinker exports reach 17.5Mt in 11 months

16 March 2015, Published under Cement News

In the first 11 months of the Iranian calendar year (21 March 2014 – 19 February 2015), Iranian cement factories exported over 17.5Mt of cement and clinker to international markets, according to the country's trade ministry. More than 67 per cent of these bulk exports were cement and the rest clinker. Iranian cement plants have the capacity to produce 80Mta cement. The country’s share of world cement production in 2013 was 1.87 per cent. Iran exports cement to 24 countries including Ira...

Iran 11-month export update

04 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Iran exported 17.5Mt  of cement and clinker in the first 11 months of the current Iranian fiscal year (21 March  2014-19 February 2015), according to the industry's association. Secretary of Iran's Cement Industry Employers Association, Abdolreza Sheikhan said that 61Mt of cement and 64Mt of clinker were produced in the mentioned period, Iran’s ILNA news agency reported earlier this week. Iran currently exports cement to 24 countries including Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan...

Iranian full-year export expectations

16 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Iran’s exports are expected to reach 18Mt by the end of the current Iranian calendar year ending 20 March 2014, an Iranian official has said. Secretary of the Guild Association of Iran’s Cement Industry Abdolreza Sheikhan said on Saturday that Iran exported 15.9mln tons of cement and clinker in the first ten months of this year (March 21, 2014-January 20, 2015), and added that the industry is seekin to achieve a new record of exporting 18Mt by mid-March. Export destinations include Iraq...

Iranian exports exceed 14.5Mt in first nine months

28 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Iran’s cement and clinker exports have surpassed 14.5Mt in the first nine months of the Iranian calendar year (starting 21 March 2014). Of the total, 68.7 per cent were cement and the remainder clinker, news agency IRNA reported citing Iran’s Ministry of Industries and Mines. Among the country’s export destinations are Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey, the UAE, Georgia, Oman, India, and China.

Iran halts clinker production for 30 days

20 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Iran has halted the production of clinker for 30 days, effective 14 January 2015. Abdolreza Sheykhan, an official with Iran's Cement Producers Association, said that the country currently has 17Mt of clinker in store, Iran’s Fars News Agency reported last week. “We have stopped producing clinker in order to turn the current amount to cement,” Mr Sheykhan said.

Iran output exceeds 50Mt in first nine months

19 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Iran produced 51.645Mt of cement in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21 December 2014), the IRNA news agency reported on Sunday. Moreover, 56.85Mt of clinker were produced over the period.  In the first six months, the country's exports reached 7Mt, according to the report.

Mixed performance for Iranian exports

12 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Iran cement exports fell 8.5 per cent YoY in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar, but a rise in clinker shipments boosted the overall total. During the first eight months of the year (beginning 21 March 2014) cement exports amounted to 9.25Mt, Iran’s IRNA News Agency reported. Abdolreza Sheykhan, an official with the Iran's Cement Producers Association, said that the insecurity in Iraq and reduction in the number of destination markets for Iran’s cement are the major ...

Iran exports reach 11.7Mt in first seven months

17 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Iranian cement factories exported 11.7Mt  in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- October 22), the country's Ministry of Industries, Mines and Trade announced. The ministry said that over 8.1Mt of cement and about 3.6Mt of clinker were exported during the review period.

Iran to increase cement exports to Iraq

15 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Iraq has agreed to increase the volume of cement exports from Iran, a senior trade official has said. "As of September 1, each (Iranian) company can export 15,000t of cement into the neighbouring country from Shalamcheh, Chazzabeh and Mehran border terminals," Jahanbakhsh Sanjabi Shirazi, the head of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce, told Fars News Agency, as quoted by Zawya news. He noted that the new regulations have been adopted by Iraq's Trade Ministry. Last week it was reported tha...

Iran exports exceed 8Mt in first five months

09 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Iran exported over 8Mt of cement in the first five months of the Iranian calendar year, according to the country's cement industry body. Abdolreza Sheikhan, secretary of Iran's Cement Industry Employers Association said 981,605t of cement were exported in the fifth calendar month (July 23-August 22), Iran's IRIB reported on Sunday. The country has also successfully started to use railroads to export cement to neighbouring and Central Asian countries.