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Iran produces 41.5Mt in first eight months of FY19-20

20 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Iran produced 41.5Mt of cement during the first eight months of the current fiscal year (21 March-21 November 2019) up 10 per cent compared with last year's corresponding period, according to data from the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade. According to Industries Minister, Reza Rahmani, Iran's cement production capacity stands at 86Mta. The Industries Ministry aims to increase this capacity to 120Mta by the fiscal 2021-22.

Shahrood Cement exports more than 245,000t since March 2019

08 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Shahrood Cement Co, based in Iran’s Semnan province, has exported more than 245,000t of cement since the start of the current Iranian year (from 21 March 2019), said Behrouz Asvadi, chairman of the province’s Industry, Mine and Trade Organisation. Mr Asvadi noted the company earned US$5.06m from its export activities, adding that the company directly exports its products. The company’s plant has a cement capacity of more than 1.8Mta.

Iran's cement and clinker exports rise 22%

06 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Iran exported 11.4Mt of cement and clinker to 37 countries in the first eight months of the Iranian year from 21 March 2019-21 November 2019. Exports during the period rose by 22 per cent, compared to the corresponding period a year ago, according to the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation. Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Russia were the top destinations for cement and clinker exports and the top 10 countries accounted for 78 per ce...

Iran to invest US$35m in new Iraqi plant

26 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Khuzestan province is to invest US$35m in the construction of a cement plant in Al-Emareh, Iraq, announced the province’s Deputy Governor General for Coordinating Economic Affairs, Nourollah Hassandeh. The project was launched five years ago following talks between Khuzestani and Iraqi officials and is currently in its final stages, reports the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). "If Khuzestan to be able to provide Iraq with its required raw materials for construction of the cement plan...

Pakistan and Iran explore cooperation on cement trade

26 November 2019, Published under Cement News

A trade delegation from the government of Iran, headed by Ali Mohtasham Amiri, managing director of Milad-e-Noor, has visited Pakistan to explore opportunities for mutual cooperation and enhancing trade relations between Tehran and Islamabad. The cement industry is also included in their agenda, says a statement of Pakistan largest trade representative body, the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI). The delegation is interested in different types of polypropylene bags for cement ...

Iran faces higher transportation costs for exports to Iraq

31 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Iran is facing difficulties in its cement exports to Iraq, including issues with costs, weight of exports and transportation, according to Ali Mohammad Bod of the Tehran Cement Co and cited by Trend News Agency. “The volume of cement exports has been reduced while the volume of clinker has increased," he said, because the price of clinker is based on the supply and demand. In addition transportation by land and sea have also increased and caused certain issues, Mr Bod told the news agency...

Iran’s Qeshm works exports 2500t of cement to Somalia

16 October 2019, Published under Cement News

A consignment of 2500t of cement was exported by Qesh cement plant, Hormozgan, Iran, to Somalia, according to Hormuz Amiri, head of development and trade at Qeshm Free Trade Zone. This is the fifth cargo exported since 21 March 2019, the start of the Iranian year. To date, 104,000t of clinker have been exported from Qeshm to the UAE. Established in 2000, the Qesh cement plant produces 1400tpd and exports to 13 African and Asian countries, including Egypt, India, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Pakis...

Iran sees cement exports up, clinker exports down

01 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Iran exported 5.48Mt of cement and clinker during the first five months (21 March-22 August 2019) of the Iranian year, according to the Secretary of Iran’s Cement and Clinker Export Market, Abdolreza Sheikhan. Clinker exports slipped by almost two per cent but cement exports advanced by 17 per cent when compared with the equivalent period in the previous year. Output from domestic cement plants increased 4.8 per cent YoY to 25.17Mta.

Iran: supporting growth

01 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Following rapid growth Iran’s cement capacity is forecast to reach 100Mta by 2021 and 120Mta by the end of the country’s 20-Year Vision Plan in 2025. Key infrastructure and housing projects as well as new export markets are expected to provide the demand required to support the continued expansion of the domestic cement industry. By Hamid Reza Tajik, ICEM Co, Iran. Iran’s cement industry has rapidly expanded in recent decades and is on course to support the country’s 20-Year Vision...

Armenia places import duty on Iranian cement

03 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Armenia's parliament has approved a 14,000/t duty to be set on imported cement from Iran. A total of 85 law makers voted in favour of the duty with 16 voting against and three abstaining. The Armenia party also wanted a state duty on the import of clinker from Iran but this has not been put in place. The bill for the cement duty passed while a group of construction workers protested outside parliament. The demonstrators were arguing that the duty would increase prices of cement. Babken Tun...