EghtesadOnline: The Fourth Isfahan Cement Expo opened on Thursday and is scheduled to run until Saturday.
Over 100 local firms and companies from France, Switzerland, Japan, Italy, Turkey, the United States, Taiwan, Australia and the UAE are taking part in the event, ILNA reported. The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has set the target for domestic cement production to reach 120 million tons per annum by 2025. Exports are also targeted to rise 68% to 32 million tons. Last Iranian year’s (ended March 20, 2017) output stood at 57 million tons. Latest statistics indicate that the country exported 11.5 million tons of cement during the 11 months to Feb. 18, according to Financial Tribune.