Crown Cement is the largest cement exporter in Bangladesh. The major export market of Crown cement is the northeastern states of India including Tripura, Meghalaya, eastern and western region of Assam. The company has won National Export Trophy (Gold) for consecutive two years (2008-2009 and 2009-10) and received the trophy from honorable Prime minister Sheikh Hasina at a ceremony organized by Ministry of Commerce and Export Promotion Bureau for its extraordinary contribution to the country’s economy through foreign currency earnings.
The entrepreneurs tried their best to export cement particularly to the eastern States of India. The prospective importers after testing several brands of cement finally selected to import Crown cement. Crown Cement was the first Bangladeshi cement brand to explore export opportunities for cement. It is to be noted that Bangladesh started exporting cement in January, 2003 and Crown Cement takes pride of being the pioneer of it. In this way local cement went beyond the border. At the factory premises of MICFL the then honorable commerce Minister Amir Khasru Mahmood Chowdhury cut the ribbon on January 13, 2003 to inaugurate the first export of cement from Bangladesh.