Economy & Market
Iran's cement production hits 35.2 million tonne
Iran's cement production hit 35.2 million tonne in the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21), the Iranian Cement Industry Employers' Union has informed. IRNA news agency quoted Mohammad Hassan Pourkhalil as saying that the cement production of the country increased around 16.2 percent in the mentioned period in comparison to that of the same period of last year. The country has produced about 33.8 million tonne of clinker in the recent six months (ended September 22), up 16 percent compared to the same period of last year, he added.