According to local press reports, cement production in Armenia reached 235 600 t in January – July 2013, 6.2% higher than the corresponding period in 2012. Around 92 500 t of cement produced in Armenia was exported to Georgia in 1H13.
Lime production also increased in the first seven months of this year, rising by 13.9% y/y from 14 676 t to 16 722 t.
The Tehran Times has also reported that Iran plans to hold a trade fair in Yerevan, Armenia, in mid-October. Cement, limestone, plastics and oil are among the products that Iran exports to Armenia. The two countries agreed to expand bilateral trade ties in July of this year.
Edited from various sources by Louise Fordham
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