Vietnam: double-digit uptake in domestic sales

Vietnam: double-digit uptake in domestic sales
Published: 25 August 2014


Vietnam producers sold 4.42Mt of cement to the domestic market in July, up 12 per cent from the previous month and 14 per cent from the same period a year ago, the Vietnam Cement Association said.

Exports totalled 1.15Mt, comprising 363,603t of cement and 754,962t of clinker – up 31 and nine per cent MoM, respectively.

By the end of July, Vietnam reported 560,000t of cement and 1.87Mt of clinker inventories. The association anticipates that the country's cement sales will dip this month.

Last year, Vietnam sold 61Mt of cement, rising by 13.9 per cent YoY and exceeding the whole-year target by 7.5 per cent.