Tajikistan increases cement production in first quarter of 2016


Updated Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:31:50 GMT

Cement production volumes have increased by 33% year-on-year to 373,000t in the first quarter of 2016 from 249,000t in the same period in 2015.

 The majority of the production was produced by Huaksin Ghayyur Cement, which accounted for 55% of the output. Domestic demand for cement is estimated at to be up to 3.5Mt/yr in 2016. Existing local cement production capacity should fully meet this, according to the Avesta news agency.