Russia boosts import of cement from Turkey
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Cement export from Turkey to Russia soared past $27.5 million from January through April 2020, which is 53.4 percent more compared to the same period in 2019, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on May 19.
In April 2020, cement export from Turkey to Russia decreased by 2 percent compared to April 2019 and amounted to nearly $5.7 million.
Turkey’s export of cement to international markets from January through April 2020 made up over $1.1 billion, which equals to the indicator in the same period of 2019.
The cement export from Turkey amounted to 2.2 percent of the country’s total export from Jan. through Apr. 2020.
"Turkey’s export of cement to international markets amounted to $231.7 million in April 2020, which is 25.5 percent less compared to the same month of 2019," the ministry said.
In April of this year, Turkey’s export of cement to international markets amounted to 2.6 percent of the country’s total export.
"During the last twelve months (from April 2019 through April 2020), Turkey exported cement worth $3.5 billion," added the ministry.
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