11 April 2022

Uzbekistan intends to bring cement production capacity to 31 million tons

This year, Uzbekistan plans to increase the capacity of cement production by almost 50 percent. If in 2021 this figure reached 21.3 million tons, now the goal is to produce 31 million tons.

Zhamshid Shermetov, head of the information service of the association “O‘zsanoatqurilishmateriallari” , announced this at a briefing at AIMC.

706 enterprises for the production of reinforced concrete products operate in the republic, the annual capacity of which is 6.05 million cubic meters. There are 31 enterprises specializing in the production of cement.

Basically, domestic manufacturers produce cement of grades 400 and 500. In the 1st quarter, the cost of one ton of Portland cement at exchange trading averaged 555 thousand soums.

Zhamshid Shermetov also noted that “Kyzylkumcement” JSC accounts for 3 million 666 tons of products produced last year.