India's Somani Cement Company (SCCL) has recently recieved an order from a Iraq-based multinational company. According to the <I>Business Standard</i>, the Vadodara-based company will export over 50,000 ton of cement and around 45,000 ton of clinkers by the end of the next financial year. “The investment in infrastructure developments works in the Gulf region has led to a surge in demand for cement. With India’s close proximity to the Gulf region, most of the cement exports to the region are from India. We are also targeting the huge opportunity in the reconstruction of Iraq,” Bimlesh Kumar Mishra, managing director, Somani Cement, was quoted as saying.