Iran cement output increased
Iran produced 58.26Mt of cement in the first ten months of the Iranian calendar while clinker output totaled 60.64Mt. These figures are based on inputs provided by Abdolreza Sheikhan, Secretary of Iran´s Cement Industry Employers association. In the Iranian month of Dey (which is the 22 December 2013 -19 January 2014), the country produced 3.97Mt of cement. Clinker production also showed growth reaching 5.8Mt during the month, an 11.6 per cent YoY increase as compared to the same period of the previous year.