English | دری

Discovery of a new source of raw cement in Afghanistan

in Afghan Business

Discovery of a new source of raw cement in Afghanistan

A new source of raw materials for cement has been discovered in northern Parwan province.

The new discovery is sufficient for the establishment of another standard cement factory in Afghanistan in addition to the one in the Jabal Saraj district that has a capacity to produce 5,000 tons of cement on a daily basis.

According to the Ministry of Mines and Industry, Afghanistan needs more than 5 million tonnes of cement annually. Most of this demand is currently met by imports from neighboring countries, particularly Pakistan. The price of a 50kg bag of cement is around 330 AFN ($6.60).

Tags assigned to this article:
AFghan cement

Related Articles

A Statistically Tested Way to Stop Terrorism and Boost Pakistan’s Economy

By Teresa Studzinski, M.A. and Dr. David Leffler Over the years prominent Pakistani leaders have held identical opinions alleging that

UNWFP donates $ 2.5mn for professional skills training in Kabul, Herat

The United Nations World Food Program (UNWFP) has pledged to donate USD 2.5mn for development of professional skills in Kabul

Innovation Grant Fund will increase Afghan farmers’ access to agricultural credit

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agricultural Credit Enhancement- II (ACE-II) program in collaboration with the Ministry of

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.