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Cement, Clinker Production

Cement, Clinker ProductionCement, Clinker Production

Figures released by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade show that production of cement and clinker reached 15.77 million tons and 19.26 million tons respectively in the first quarter of the current Iranian (started March 21). This comes as more than 4.34 million tons of cement were exported in the same period, IRNA reported. Iran is the top producer of cement in the Middle East and ranks fourth in the world. Production of cement and clinker hit 66.4 million tons and 70 million tons respectively last year.