Uzbekistan produces 1.584 million tonnes of cement in 1Q 2011
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Uzbekistan slightly decreased production of cement in the first quarter of 2011. The State Statistics Committee said that cement output in the country decreased by 0.1% in the first three months of 2011.
According to the committee, the cement production enterprises manufactured 1.584 million tonnes of cement in the reporting period.
Uzbekistan produced 6.872 million tonnes of cement in 2010, which is 0.3% more compared to 2009.
Currently, largest cement producers of Uzbekistan are Kyzylkumcement (3.1 million tonnes), Ahangarancment (1.74 million tonnes) and Quvasaycement (920,000 tonnes).
Share of cement industry in total production volume construction industry in Uzbekistan makes up about 72%.
Within the programme on priorities of industry development in Uzbekistan for 2011-2015, it is planned to implement several project on re-equipping and modernization of cement industry of Uzbekistan.