US increases import of cement from Turkey
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 27
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkey’s export of cement to the US grew by 0.92 percent from January through April 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, making up over $128.4 million, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on May 26.
In April 2020, cement exports from Turkey to the US decreased by 24.4 percent compared to April 2019 and amounted to $26.3 million.
Turkey’s export of cement to international markets from January through April 2020 made up over $1.1 billion, which equals the same period of 2019.
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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