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Great bulk of Iranian cement destined to African state of Somalia
Islamic Republic News Agency
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Tehran, June 26, IRNA – Managing Director of Khash Cement Company, Ali-Asghar Garshasbi, says his company exported a huge consignment of its products to Africa.
Garshasbi said the company the cement exports amounted to 22,000 tons, to Somalia especially via the sea.
He noted that the exports promise wider markets in Africa and other neighboring states for Iranian cement.
Iran exported more than dlrs 637 million worth cement in the last Iranian year (ended March 20). Iraq, the Persian Gulf littoral states, the Central Asian countries and Afghanistan were the major destinations for Iran's cement.
Iraq imported more than 1.5 million tons of cement worth dlrs 456 million, standing the major importer of the Iranian product.
Iran currently produces some 65 million tons cement a year.
Factories in Iran produced nearly 20 million tons of cement during the first four months of the current year, showing a 16 percent increase compared to the same period in the previous year.
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