Belarus will annually produce 400,000 tonnes of cement starting 2008, Ministry of Construction and Architecture Alexander Seleznev reported.
In particular, the output of the Belarusian Cement Plant and Krichevtsementnoshifer will be expanded by 200,000 tonnes each, the minister specified.
By 2011 Belarus will anually make 9.5 million tonnes of cement, he added. The output of wall materials is expected to double.
Belarus has invested BYR 258 billion in the development of the national construction materials industry since 2006, the minister informed.