India is first destination of Middle East cement exports and Iraq with $24,742,598 is the first importer of Middle East cement
India is first destination of Middle east Cement exports. In the first 5 months of this year, more than 5,847,201 tons of cement have been exported from one of the major producing countries in the Middle East, the value of which reaches $127,990,959.
The Middle East is currently one of the seven largest cement producers in the world. According to experts, disproportion in the supply of production inputs, surplus supply and disproportion of demand due to the increase in cement plants, the emergence of Covid-19 and its consequences and issues related to transportation are among the challenges facing the cement industry.
Cement produced in the Middle East has been exported to India, Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Oman and others.
Iraq with $24,742,598 is the first importer, Kuwait with $23,375,870 and Afghanistan with $19,540,437 are the next highest importers of cement in the Middle East.