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Turkey raising export of cement to int'l markets

Turkey Materials 9 September 2020 09:51
Turkey raising export of cement to int'l markets

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.9

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Turkey’s export of cement to world markets from January through August 2020 increased by 2.3 percent compared to the same period in 2019, having exceeded $2.3 billion, Turkish Trade Ministry told Trend on Sept.9.

According to the ministry, the cement export from Turkey amounted to 2.3 percent of the country’s total export for the reporting period.

“In August 2020, Turkey’s export of cement to international markets amounted to $319.6 million, which is 12.5 percent more compared to the same month of 2019,” the ministry said.

Turkey’s export of cement to foreign markets in August this year amounted to 2.6 percent of the country’s total export.

During the last 12 months (from August 2019 through August 2020), Turkey exported cement in the amount of more than $3.5 billion.

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