From March 7th 2016 the certification for cements sold in Russia became mandatory. In fact before that date all cements in Russia were not required to attain a certification before to be sold import and sold in Russia, although most of producers went through a voluntary Gost R process of certification.
The Gost R mandatory certificate is applicable to the following products:
- Portland cement;
- Aluminous cement;
- Slag cement;
- Super sulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements.