The volume of cement imports exceeds 2.4 million tons – State Statistics Committee
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - In January-October 2021, Uzbekistan imported 2.4 million tons of cement worth US$114 million, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan reports.
According to the committee, this indicator increased by 336,500 tons compared to the same period in 2020.
In the reporting period, Uzbekistan imported cement from Kazakhstan (1.1 million tons), Tajikistan (631.8 thousand tons), Kyrgyzstan (604.3 thousand tons), Iran (51 thousand tons) and Turkmenistan (35.6 thousand tons).
According to the State Statistics Committee, the regions that imported the largest amount of cement from abroad in the reporting period are:
Tashkent city - 1.2 million tons
Ferghana region - 391 thousand tons
Andijan region - 351 thousand tons
Namangan region - 140 thousand tons
Surkhandarya region - 110 thousand tons
Tashkent region - 91 thousand tons
Jizzakh region - 66 thousand tons
Samarkand region - 26 thousand tons
Bukhara region - 11 thousand tons
Kashkadarya region - 10 thousand tons
Syrdarya region - 8 thousand tons