Belarus: Belarusian Cement Plant produced 940,000t of cement during the first half of 2023. The figure corresponds to a year-on-year rise of 3.1%. The Respublika newspaper has reported that the company more than doubled its exports of cement to 719,000t – 76% of its production. Russia was the main destination for the producer’s cement exports. Belarusian Cement Plant recorded a capacity utilisation rate of 94% throughout the six-month period.