Vietnam sales at 11.19Mt in first-quarter 2011

Vietnam sales at 11.19Mt in first-quarter 2011
Published: 11 April 2011

Vietnam’s cement sales stood at 11.19Mt in the first quarter of this year, fulfilling 20.5% of the sector’s full-year target. In March, the country consumed 5.01Mt, the Ministry of Construction reported.

Cement production stood at 5.07Mt in March, raising the country’s total production in first-quarter to 11.67Mt, meeting 21.4% of the full-year target.

The country’s cement consumption is forecast to stand between 54.5-56Mt this year, up 9-10 per cent on last year.