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Republic of Kazakhstan: 9 months 2012 total volume of cement shipment

The total volume of the cement shipped during nine months of Y2012 was 5 623 797 ton. If to compare with same period of the last year, when the whole Kazakhstan had consumed 4,978 MT, shipment volume during the period of January-September this year grew 13%.
Traditionally, South-Kazakhstan oblast and both capitals are the leaders of the cement consumption, intaking 2/3 of the whole cement volume, shipped on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Holding analysts forecast that by the end of Y2012 Kazakhstani market will consume not less than 7 million ton of cement.
The import of cement, decreasing over the last three years, made 729,8 thousand ton, or 13% of the total cement consumption volume (for information, 2011 import volume was  740,5 thousand ton, or 15%).
Kazakhstani cement export volume in the period of January-September 2012 made 156,5 thousand ton.