Partial growth of Cement increased from 4050 million tons in 2018 to 4100 million tons in 2019. China's cement production rate in 2019 was 2200 million tons, unchanged from the previous year. Thus, China kept the first place in the production of cement in the world. After that, India, with a significant difference from China, due to the production of 320 million tons of cement (growth of 20 million tons compared to 2018) continued to be in the place of second largest producer of this product in the world.
Vietnam was the third largest producer of cement in the world in 2019, with manufacturing of 95 million of total world cement.
Meanwhile, the production of this country in 2018 was 90.200 million tons. During 2019, the United States ranked fourth in the world with 89 million tons of cement production.
In addition, Egypt, with a production of 76 million tons, and Indonesia with a production of 74 million tons of cement, despite the decrease in production compared to 2018, were ranked fifth and sixth in the production of cement last year, respectively.
The amount of cement production was 81.200 million tons in Egypt and 75.200 million tons in Indonesia in 2018.
The rate of cement production in Iran increased from 58 million tons in 2018 to 60 million tons in 2019. This growth of production in Iran and the simultaneous decline in production of this product in Turkey led to the promotion of Iran to the seventh place in the world.
Heretofore, Turkey was ranked seventh in the world with a production of 72.5 million tons of cement and Iran was ranked eighth in the world with a production of 58 million tons.
During this period, Russia, as the eighth largest producer of cement in the world, produced 57 million tons of it. Brazil and the Republic of Korea each ranked ninth in the world with 55 million tons of this product. In addition, cement production in Japan, as the tenth largest producer in 2019, was 54 million tons, which is experienced a decrease compared to the previous year (55.300 million tons).
In 2019, Turkey faced a dramatic drop in cement production from 72.500 million tons to 51 million tons, which led to a decline in the global ranking of the country from seventh to eleventh.