20:22 / 05.11.2020
Cement imports exceed exports by 3.6 times

Over 9 months of this year, Uzbekistan produced 7.8 million tons of cement. The growth rate compared to the same period last year amounted to 102.6%, follows from the State Statistics Committee data.

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The largest share in the total volume of products manufactured by cement enterprises of the Republic falls on the share of the Tashkent region – 47.2%, Navoi region – 35.5% and Fergana region – 11.8%.

For 9 months of 2020, Uzbekistan exported cement for $24.2 million to Afghanistan, Singapore, Russia, China, Turkey and a number of other foreign countries.

During the period under review, the Republic imported cement products worth $87 million from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Iran, Russia and other countries.