Tajikistan: Tajikistan generated 496,600t of cement in the first six months of 2014, according to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. Tajikistan reportedly generated 385,000t of cement in 2013. The country is now intending to double its annual production of cement in 2014.
In September 2013, the Yovon cement plant (Huaxin Gayur Cement Co Ltd) started operation. It has reportedly produced 362,800t of cement in January - June 2014. This was over 70% of the overall volume of cement produced in Tajikistan in the first half of 2014.
Other cement plants in the country include the Tajikistan - China joint venture, Yovon cement, with a cement production capacity of 1Mt/yr. OJSC Tojikcement (Dushanbe cement plant) produced 101,600t of cement in the first half of 2014.