The Turkish Cement Manufacturers Association (TCMA) reported cement production of 4.9 million t in January 2018, a 44.9% rise on the same month last year.
Growth was strongest in Central Anatolia, which saw production jump 177.7%. Marmara was the largest regional producer of cement with production up 76.4% year-on-year at 1.56 million t.
Domestic sales were up 56.81% at 4.4 million t, offsetting a 26.43% decline in exports. Total sales were 4.8 million t, an increase of 43.2%. Stocks stood at 0.9 million t, a slight rise from December 2017 but down 6.27% year on year.
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