Vietnam: construction material market remains stable

Vietnam: construction material market remains stable
Published: 23 June 2006

The Vietnam Cement Association said demand for cement will increase from now till the end of the year. But the price of cement will remain stable at between VND750,000 and VND800,000 per tonne in northern provinces and at VND900,000 and VND950,000 per tonne in southern provinces.  
In the fourth quarter, two more cement factories will be put into operation. The Vinakansai Cement Factory in northern Ninh Binh province has a design capacity of 1Mta, while the Lam Thach Cement Factory in northern Quang Ninh province is projected to produce 400,000tpa of cement.