Vietnam is estimated to have produced 36.9Mt of cement in the first eight months of this year, a fall of 5.7 per cent from the same period of last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Cement output in August is likely to have increased by 14.29 per cent from July to 5.5Mt, the government office said in a report released on Monday.
The GSO has revised down its cement output figures for the first seven months of 2012 to 31.4Mt from the previously-estimated 32Mt.
Last year, Vietnam produced 49.3Mt of cement and export 5.5Mt of cement and clinker.
(Source: Vietnam News Service)