Iran exported over 5.07 million t of cement and clinker in the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year. According to local reports, exports of approximately 1.203 million t of cement and 398 798 t of clinker were recorded in the third Iranian calendar month of Khordad (22 May – 21 June 2014). The country exported some 18 million t of cement in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended 20 March 2014).
In terms of cement exports, Iran is ranked first in the Middle East and third in the world. Over the past year, the country has exported cement to 24 countries, including Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey, the UAE, Georgia, Oman, India and China.
Edited from various sources by Rosalie Starling
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