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China records one quarter drop in cement import from Turkey in 1H2020

Business Materials 24 July 2020 07:57
China records one quarter drop in cement import from Turkey in 1H2020

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 24

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

The export of cement from Turkey to China dropped by 25.1 percent in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, amounting to $21.4 million, the Turkish Ministry of Trade told Trend.

In June 2020, Turkey exported cement worth $1.5 million to China, which is 30.8 percent more compared to June of last year.

From January through June 2020, the export of cement from Turkey to the world markets decreased by 1 percent compared to the same period of last year, amounting to $1.7 billion.

The export of cement from Turkey reached 2.3 percent of the country's total export volume from January through June 2020.

Turkey exported cement worth $323.1 million to the world markets in June 2020, which is 37.4 percent more than in the same month of 2019.

The export of cement from Turkey in June 2020 amounted to 2.4 percent of the country's total export volume.

Turkey exported cement worth $3.5 billion over the past 12 months (from June 2019 through June 2020).

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